India - West Bengal & Darjeeling (PDF Chapter)
This is the West Bengal & Darjeeling chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
West Bengal offers a remarkable range of destinations and experiences within a single state. It also boasts a vibrant art scene, delectable cuisine and a genuinely hospitable population.
- enjoy 360-degree mountain views over breakfast at hilltop lodges on the Singalila Ridge Trek
- ride the tiny colonial-era steam-driven train as it puffs its way between the tea towns of Kurseong and Darjeeling
- explore rural wonders and get arty on a visit to the university town of Shantiniketan
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, Mandarmani, Up the Hooghly, Bishnupur, Shantiniketan, Nabadwip & Mayapur, Murshidabad & Berhampore, West Bengal Hills, Siliguri & New Jalpaiguri, Jaldhapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Kurseong, Darjeeling, Singalila Ridge Trek, Kalimpong.