West Bengal possesses different religions, cultures, ethnicities, people, and languages which adds to its beautiful landscapes, coastal beauty, forests as well as its heritage. The state is jeweled with snow-capped mountains, magnificent landscapes, a gushing sea, lush green forests, blossoming tea gardens, and beautiful British monuments. It is an enormous state and the experience offered by it is incredible.
Arts and crafts, music, and dance are pursued with passion in this state. The culture of the state is adorned by colorful Festivals and fairs every month. There are coastal areas in West Bengal which are blessed with beautiful beaches and make for a great family outing. Kolkata, being the capital of West Bengal, is rich in culture and houses monuments dating back to the colonial era. The capital city of West Bengal is a cultural hub, dotted with temples, museums, art galleries, and colonial-era buildings. The state offers breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. Taking a toy train ride (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to watch the beautiful sunrise from Tiger Hill is an amazing experience.
West Bengal offers a spiritual experience as it houses several pilgrimage destinations. One amongst them is Gangasagar. Thousands of tourists visit here to take a holy dip as it is believed to cleanse all the sins. The state is as much a historical destination as a cultural one and there are several cities where you can observe its fascinating past. This state will offer you fun, excitement, and rejuvenation if you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Be it with your family, or friends, the state will leave a magical influence on you and you will remember this trip for your lifetime.
Language Spoken - Bengali, Hindi, Santali, Urdu, Nepali
Things to do
Nature walk to Tea Garden in Darjeeling
Paragliding in Kalimpong
Admire Wildlife in Sunderbans
Cruise on Hooghly river in Kolkata
Camping at Teesta river
White Water Rafting in Rangpo
Best time to visit
October to Mid April is the best time to visit West Bengal as the weather is cold and pleasant during these months and one can enjoy a good quality time at the hill stations as well as beaches. Most attractions in the state are open for tourists only during these months and one can get to see the heritage buildings, architectural marvels and the brilliant monuments that the state houses.