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West Bengal

Culturally and ethnically diverse West Bengal is replete with allures of history, heritage and tourist pleasures.


  • West Bengal Travel Guide
West Bengal At a Glance
  • Capital City:Kolkata
  • Population:90.32 million (2012)
  • Area :88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi)
  • Geo Location:Eastern
  • Average Climate:16°C - 35°C
  • Best Time to Visit:Oct to May

Introduction

Be it the refreshing tea gardens of Darjeeling or the splashing sea waves in Bay of Bengal (the largest bay in the world), West Bengal is pouring with engaging  tourist attractions throughout. In fact, it is not just about the tourists, its locals (as sweet as its mishti doi) have woven a whole new world where prevails an amusing culture. Durga Pooja celebrations, Bengal Tiger, Toy Trains of Darjeeling and Sundarbans are some of the many things that have boosted tourism in West Bengal. The state has been much embellished with striking architecture like the Metropolitan Building, General Post Office, St. Paul’s Cathedral and off course, Victoria Memorial. Matching the footsteps with thriving modernization, there is no wonder that West Bengal has preserved its brilliant past as well. Mountains, coastal areas or plains; travelers have wider options to choose something that best matches their style. Indian Holiday has arrayed brimming tourist information about West Bengal in its West Bengal Travel Guide for the ease of travelers like you.