West Bengal ~ A Joyous State....
West Bengal is a land of hill stations with exotic natural beauty, cheerful people and lyrical poetry. During your West Bengal tours, you will get an idea about the cultural legacy of the state. It is situated in the eastern region of India. The area of West Bengal
extends from the Himalayas in the north side, to
the Bay of Bengal in the south side. The state is
bounded by the international boundaries of Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, while it shares it boundaries with other states like Assam, Sikkim, Orissa and Bihar. Kolkata, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sunderbans are the main tourist attractions of the West Bengal tours. Kolkata is the largest metro in India. It was the home of Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa, Amartya Sen and Ronald Ross, the four Nobel laureates. On the other hand, Daejeeling is the most beautiful hill station in India. It is also famous for its tea plantation. Both Kalimpong
and Sunderbans are homes for the wildlife sanctuaries
and national parks.The Bankura, and the Burdwan
districts are the main religious destinations of West
Bengal tours. The ruins of the 11th and 12th century
temples of these districts are famous for their style
and architecture. The Shyam Rai, the Madan Gopal, the
Dakshineshwar temple and Badridas temples are few famous temples of the state. Malda of Lakhnaut district is famous for its ruins of mosques.
West Bengal Tourist Attractions includes Darjeeling in the northern part which is famous as a hill station and offers the scenic beauty to the travelers from the various parts of the state and country as a whole. West Bengal's chief attractions are the Dutch, French, English and Portuguese styled buildings and historic monuments. The land speaks about the golden era of trade and commerce, a rich culture and a land torn by betrayal, partition, poverty and famine. Amongst the other West Bengal Tourist Attractions, the historical remains of Malda, buildings during the British era and monuments of Kolkata, the Nawab's city Murshidabad, or Rabindranath Tagore's Shanti Niketan gives the depiction of the wonderful past of the state. The other tourist
attraction takes the tourist to the southern parts
of West Bengal into the Sunder ban Delta where
there is a vast range of beautiful flora and fauna.
If one is fortunate enough then he may also catch
a glimpse of the Royal Bengal Tiger. West Bengal
tourist attractionsare known for their utmost
delight and a separate sense of pleasure that is unseen in the other tourist attractions of India.The Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Howrah Bridge in Kolkata, Hazariduar in Murshidabad are some of the most visited sites in the state.
There are a number of fairs and festivals celebrated
in the state throughout the year. Gangasagar is the
largest fair of the state. Jalpesh Mela, Vasanta
Utsav and Kenduli Mela are the other important
fairs of the state. Durga Puja is the largest festival
of the state. The ten-armed goddess images are
worshipped everywhere during this festival. The
images are immersed in the river after a four-day celebration. Jagaddhatri Puja, Deepavali, Jhapan and Rathayatra are other important festivals of West Gengal. Breathtaking
beaches are one of the major attractions of the West Bengal tours. Digha is the most famous beach resort of West Bengal. Frazerganj, Shankarpur, Bakkhali, Sagardwip and Junput are the other enchanting beach destinations of the state.
During West Bengal tours, you could also get a chance to explore the cultural treasures of the state. Asiatic Society, Academy of Fine Arts, Asutosh Museum of Indian Art, Indian Museum, Rabindra-Bharti Museum, Nehru Children's Museum are some of the famous museums of the state. Victoria Memorial is the most famous monument of the state, while Birla Planetarium present you the wonderful world of physical science and astronomy in an easy and interesting fashion.
Shopping is the most favourite leisure activity
for the travelers of West Bengal tours. It achieved
the popularity for its handicraft items. Baluchari
silk saris, clay models and terracotta horse, jute
products, cane and baamboo works, leather works,
painting and tea are the major shopping items of the state.
Wonderful beaches, huge tea plantations, national parks teeming with varied wildlife and adventure, ancient temples resonating culture, along with great transport and accommodation facilities will make your West Bengal tours most memorable.
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