The town of Siliguri is the most important town in the Sikkim-Darjeeling-Dooars region. The city is located on the banks of the Mahananda River and the foothills of the Himalayas.
This is where you are most likely to start your tour if you are travelling to this region.
Both the major railhead NJP Station as well as the Bagdogra Airport are here. The town in itself is not an attractive tourist destination, but it is the most important and sensitive city
in the entire Eastern Himalayas due to its geographical location. Another tourist destination near Lava is Rishyap ust 4 km walking pathway with a view of Himalayan peaks.
The city is located on the banks of the Mahananda River and the foothills of the Himalayas.
Places to visit near Siliguri
Airpot : Bagdogra (11 kms from Siliguri) is the major airport of the region. Regular flights connects Bagdogra to major airports in the country.
Rail Station : NJP (New Jalpaiguri) 9 kms Siliguri Lava is the major Rail Station.
Gangtok to Siliguri : 116 kms
Darjeeling to Siliguri : 74 kms
Kalimpong to Siliguri : 69 kms
Pelling to Siliguri : 135 kms
Zuluk to Siliguri : 163 kms
Permit and Entry Rules
Indian & Foreigners: Indian & Foreigners tourists visiting Siliguri do not require any permit to enter the state.
Best time to Visit Siliguri
The city is located on the banks of the Mahananda River and the foothills of the Himalayas. You can visit this town
through out the years. The climate is hot during the months of April - September and the pleasent cold climate rest
of the months.