Popular picnic spots in North Bengal

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Popular picnic spots in North Bengal

The northern part of West Bengal is known as North Bengal. North Bengal is made up of different types of landforms- plains, mountains, foothills, and forests- making the place an attractive tourist destination for nature lovers.

Most popular picnic spots in North Bengal are –

1.    1. Mirik- Mirik is a small town in Darjeeling district, surrounded by tea gardens, orange orchards, and forests. It lies between Siliguri and Darjeeling, 52 KM away from Siliguri and 49 KM away from Darjeeling.

2.    2. Murti River- The Murti River flows through several important tourist places along the Dooars region. On its right side, its lies the Gorumara forest and Chpramari forest lies on its left side. Both Gorumara and Chpramari are also good picnic spots.

3.    3. Jaldhaka- Jaldhaka river valley, located at 1500 ft above sea level, is another popular picnic spot in North Bengal. It lies between Siliguri and Kalimpong. Every year, a huge crowd gather in the valley for a picnic. Apart from the river valley and its surrounding hills, there are several small villages where you can stay and refresh yourself in the fresh air, free from pollution.

4.    4. Mongpong- Mongpong is a small town situated on the banks of river Teesta. It is just 32 KM away from Siliguri. At Mongpong you can see the enticing view of the Eastern Himalayas and Mahananda wildlife sanctuary. It is an ideal place for nature lovers where they can relax and enjoy the beauty of tranquil nature.

5.    5. Jaldapara National Park- Jaldapara National Park is a place where you can night stay. It is one of the famous forests in Dooars. Hollong bungalow inside the forest is one of the main attractions of the forest. Jaldapara National Park is famous for single horned rhinoceros.

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