India - West Bengal (PDF Chapter)
This is the West Bengal chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
A sliver of fertile and densely populated land running from the tea-draped Himalayan foothills to the steamy mangroves of the Bay of Bengal, West Bengal presents a remarkable range of des-tinations and experiences within a single state.
- gaze at incredible mountain panoramas between ridgetop lodges in spectacular Singalila National Park
- visit a tea estate, sip a delicate local brew and enjoy fantastic mountain views from historic Darjeeling
- soak up the cultural and arty ambience of Shantiniketan, a university town amid tranquil rural surroundings
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: The Ganges Delta, Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, Up the Hooghly, Bishnupur, Shantiniketan, Murshidabad & Berhampore, Gaur & Pandua, West Bengal Hills, Siliguri & New Jalpaiguri, Kurseong, Darjeeling, Singalila Ridge, Kalimpong, Jaldapara Na-tional Park.
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