Kurseong

Kurseong is a small hill settlement on the way to Darjeeling. Kurseong is also called 'The Land of White Orchid'. You can hire a car and visit Makaibari Tea Garden, Deer Park, Forest Museum, Ambotia Shiva Temple and Eagle's Crag. The view of sunrise and sunset from Eagles Crag is mind blowing. Nature lovers can also visit Bagora village from Kurseong. It is a calm and serene village. Some home stay options are available in this hamlet. Another place worth seeing is the Netaji Bhawan on Giddha Pahar. It is 2 km from the heart of the town.

Kurseong


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How to Reach

Trains running from Sealdah, Howrah and Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. The journey from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri takes around 10 hours. Auto rickshaws are plying from New Jalpaiguri to Siliguri. You can reach Kurseong from Siliguri by Darjeeling bound buses and jeeps. Distance from Siliguri to Kurseong is 48 km. One can also hire a private car.

Accommodation

WBTDC Kurseong Tourist Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 1600-1800. Tel: 0354-2345608, 9733008779.
Hotel Amarjeet. Tariff - Rs. 2000-3000. Tel: 0354-2344678.
Kurseong Palace. Tariff - Rs. 800-1200. Tel: 0354-2344699.
Hotel White Orchid. Tariff - Rs. 800-1200. Tel: 9830371744.
Constantia Cottage Homestay. Tariff - Rs. 1440-1800. Tel: 9800589906.
Aama Homestay. Tariff - Rs. 2500-5000 per person (including food and stay). Tel: 9775845439.

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