West Bengal Travel Guide
West Bengal is the fourth-most populous state with people from different ethnicities and religions. Apart from its mother tongue Bengali, Santhali, Nepali, Oriya, Urdu are some languages that are spoken here. From capital city of Kolkata to snow covered hills of Darjeeling, Kolkata is an amazing place to travel.
Famous sightseeing attractions here are Tiger hills in Darjeeling, Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge in Kolkata, beaches of Digha and very beautiful white tigers of Sundarbans Tiger Reserve. You can also try Darjeeling Himalayan Railway that offers splendid views of the Himalayas. Jungle safari in Gorumara National Park is another benefit of wildlife lovers. Kalimpong is preferred for hiking and Nicco Park (amusement park) is best place for children to enjoy. Winter season between October and March is best time to enjoy beaches as well as hill stations. While roaming around the markets of Chowringhee in Kolkata, try out the Terracotta handicrafts, handwoven Baluchari sarees and Kali Ghat Patachitra paintings with Kantha embroidery. These are some best souvenirs one could ask for. Travelers also visit Bengal during Durga puja that is celebrated by almost everyone here with great joy.
Bengalis are famous for their art and culture and of course, food. Machher Jhol (fish dish), Begun Bhaja (fried eggplant) in main dishes and Roshogolla, Mishti Doi and Shondesh in sweets are mouth-watering delicacies. A vast majority of tourists visit West Bengal, some for food and some for the art. You decide your reason and visit this amazing place.