Siliguri is situated in West Bengal. It is well known for its four Ts i.e. Transport, Tea, Timber and Tourism which make up as dynamic business fields. Multiplexes, shopping malls, and banks are found in good measure in Siliguri. The place enjoys a good rail, road and air connectivity. Siliguri has fairs and festivals conducted on an annual basis. Media, entertainment, sports and cultural activities make Siliguri an upcoming city in North Bengal.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Siliguri. Some of them are Vinayak Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900 onwards), Manila Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800 onwards), Ranjit Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards).
The official language of Siliguri is Bengali. The other languages spoken here are English and Hindi.
The important event of Siliguri is Durga Puja held in September/October.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Siliguri. Some of the places include Kanchenjunga Stadium (1 km), Surya Sen Park (2.4 km), the Great International Tashi Gomang Stupa (6 km), Hill Cart Road (10 km), Coronation Bridge (23.3 km), Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary (28.5 km)
How to Get There
The closest airport to Siliguri is Bagdogra International Airport which is approximately 15 km away.
Siliguri Junction railway station situated in the town of SIliguri is approximately 2.5 km away.
Travellers can use bus services from Kolkata, Patna, Gangtok, Muzaffarpur and other cities to reach Siliguri. Some of the bus operators worth considering include Jai Dada and Royal Cruiser, Neeta Tours and Travels. To keep customers happy, several travel websites offer discount coupons for bus tickets on a regular basis.