Nobel, royal and cultured, Kolkata is vivacious and pulsating city. Also known by its old spelling "Calcutta", it is India’s second biggest city...
The name West Bengal has a special connotation to it. It is located in the eastern part of India but still it is called West Bengal. This is because in 1905 the whole of Bengal was divided into two parts by the British colonial rulers of India. But the then formed East Bengal is now not a part of India; it is a country itself, Bangladesh. West Bengal is a fairly big area that has Assam, Bihar, Sikkim and Jharkhand as its neighboring states. It also shares borders with Nepal and Bhutan.
West Bengal Tours mean a first-hand experience with the national animal of India, the Royal Bengal Tiger in Sundarban. The mangrove forests of Sundarban are truly majestic and mesmerizing. Other ultimate travel destinations of West Bengal are Darjeeling, Mandarmani Sea Beach, Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, Cooch Behar Palace, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, etc. The rich flora and fauna of West Bengal can easily be witnessed in the Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary.
There are many activities that can be done in west Bengal, of which the most popular are trekking, mountain biking, water skiing, rock climbing, river rafting, yachting and car rally. West Bengal is a majestic place if come up with a well-planned holiday. And to help in your planning here below is given a West Bengal Travel Guide.
88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi)
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Between October and March
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