West Bengal is a state in eastern India, between the Himalayas and the Bay of Bengal. Its capital, Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), retains architectural and cultural remnants of its past as an East India Company trading post and the capital of the British Raj. In the sense of travel West Bengal has a huge scope.West Bengal is diverse, of high peaks of Himalaya in the northern extremes to coastal regions down south, with regions such as plateau and Ganges delta intervening in between. West Bengal is only state in India where Himalayas are in the north and Sea is at the south, with both plains and plateaus covering the remaining region.
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Boguran, locally known as Boguran Jalpai, is a beautiful sea beach
Looking for a new destination near NJP? Here is a brand new destination surrounded by hills and tea gardens.
Rongo, the small village is situated on top of a hill at an altitude of 4500 feet near Bhutan boarder. Rongo or Rongu serve as the Headquarter of Cinchona Plantation under Kalimpong subdivision.
The village of Sukharia is associated with the Mitra Mustafi family whose other settlements were in the villages of Ula Birnagar and Sripur.
The newest beach destination near Kolkata
My travel experience
A folk festival of Bengal
My Parasailing experience at Mandarmani, West Bengal