Visit Siliguri with Utkarsh Travels
Siliguri is an important transportation hub in North Bengal. The main railway station is New Jalpaiguri which has connections to all parts of the country. The airport at Bagdogra has connections to Calcutta, Delhi and Guwahati. The main national highways of this region pass through Siliguri. Bus services to all the neighboring places and states is available from Siliguri. Bus services to Bhutan are also there. The surrounding areas of the city are beautiful. The Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is 18 kms from the city (Permits are required). The Coronation Bridge (Sevoke Bridge) is an important bridge of the north east. There are a number of good hotels in the city.
Places to Visit
Nature Interpretation Centre
Mahananda Wild Life Sancturay Nature is presented as an exhibition. Entry permit for Mahananda weir, Sukna are issued.
Mahananda Weir wild life Sanctuary, Sukna
18 kms form Siliguri, a place, deep inside forest & nature a good picnic spot.
Teesta view Point, Sevoke
The Teesta river is the life line of the Sikkim and Darjeeling Himalayas. Bird watching is possible.
Between Salugara & Kalijhora is the Sevoka Bridge, built in 1930, a relic of British Excellence in design & architecture. While crossing the bridge on foot cut out the nature adds colour to pleasure.
ISKCON Hare Krishna Mandir
A temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. The ISKCON CENTRE in Siliguri is being labelled as the biggest Krishna Centre in the whole of the North East. Lord Krishna had gone into hiding in the jungles of Baikunthapur with Rukmini at one time so Siliguri was the first choice of Iskon for making this biggest Krishna Centre in the Northeast.