Jalpaiguri is the district headquarters of the Jalpaiguri district in the state of West Bengal, India. This city has derived its name from the word ‘Jalpai’ meaning ‘Olives’, and the suffix ‘Guri’, which means land. The olives have known to be grown profusely in the area during the 1900. The topography of the town has many hills and rivers which enhance the beauty of this place. The town has majorly rural population, which reside in the forest villages and tea gardens. It shares the international borders with Bangladesh and Bhutan.
The town is very appropriately nicknamed as the land of ‘Tea, Tourism and Timber’. This town with untouched natural beauty is great place of tourist interest in West Bengal. This city is drained by well known rivers such as Santosh, Teesta, Dyna, Torsa, Neola, and Jaldhaka. The Jalpaiguri travel guide will help the tourists to plan for their visit and stay at the place. The town has remarkable tourist attractions and wildlife sanctuaries enhance the experience of the visitors. One should go through the Jalpaiguri travel guide prior to their visit, to have a comfortable trip to this place.