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Siliguri Travel Guide

Siliguri is placed ideally in Siliguri Cooridor (Chicken’s neck), which is a thin strip of land linking the mainland of India with the north east of India. Siliguri is an outstanding holiday destination located in the Darjeeling district of the state of West Bengal in India. This has been renowned as the commercial centre of North Bengal. This is the theodolite location to the adjacent countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar.

Siliguri, situated in the Himalayan plains, is entranceway to the main hill stations in the Himalayan ranges. Gangtok, Mirik, Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Kurseong are the hills stations which can be reached only through Siliguri. Hence Siliguri is a substantial halting place for the holidaymakers and pilgrims.

Siliguri, one of the fastest developing cities in the north east, is renowned for tea plantations. The cooler atmosphere is ideal for the right growth of tea plants. Many tea brands with export quality are cultivated in Siliguri. The Mahananda River and Balasan River are running through the plains in Siliguri make the land fertile. Siliguri is noted for military grounds of Indian forces. The Indian armies, the Shashatra Seema Bal, the Assam Rifles, the Central Reserve Police Force and the Border Security Force have its bases at this tourist destination of India.

The populaces in Siliguri comprise of local people of Indian origin and many foreign nationals from neighboring countries. Soccer football is a groovy part of the life of the local people. Kanchenjunga Stadium is an attractive sports complex and outdoor stadium in Siliguri. Tea, tourism, transport and timber are four principal business activities in Siliguri. Siliguri is famous as an ideal destination to shop for cheap Chinese goods. This is a place where one can get low cost imported items, handicrafts and local artifacts.

A vast influx of holidaymakers is detected in this scenic town. A spectacular view of the majestic Kanchenjunga peak is seeable from this place. Many enforcing attractions like Madhuban Nature Park, Shorea-forest recreation center and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary make this place a preferred holiday destination in North East map of India.



 
   
 
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