While you are in Bagdogra, you can visit many tourist places and do endless activities to spend good moments and make great travel memories. You should also know about the weekend getaway places from Bagdogra that offer adventure, comfort, and impressive nature views. So, include these places also in your travel itinerary if you are looking for a short trip with amazing experiences.
Kalimpong – 75 km from Bagdogra
Kalimpong is a majestic hill station located in West Bengal packed with beauty and is a blend of different unique cultures. From Buddhist Monasteries to traditions of West Bengal, from Art to delicious Local food, this holiday destination will surprise the explorer in you in so many ways. I went to Kalimpong with one of my friends. Almost 3 hours drive from Bagdogra and a 30-minute walk was worth the breathtaking view and vibe of this place. A nature enthusiast can visit Neora Valley national park to spend a day in nature’s lap or tourists can try golfing and have a fun golf experience with friends or family and bond with them. Also, St. Theresa Church,Thongsa Gompa, Samco Ropeway, Kalimpong Arts and Crafts Centre are the best tourist attractions in Kalimpong for a wonderful vacation. The ideal time to plan a trip to Kalimpong is from March to June and then September to December.
Siliguri – 77 km from Bagdogra
If you are traveling to nearby places such as Kalimpong, Darjeeling, and Bagdogra, you should also visit Siliguri to relax and enjoy the beauty of this Indian paradise. One can reach Siliguri very easily and comfortably as it is well connected by air, road, and rail as well. Siliguri tourism includes numerous places to visit like Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Salugara Monastery, ISKCON Temple, and Umrao Singh Boat Club. To experience the charm of festivals, you can visit here during the time of major Indian festivals including Diwali, Ganesh Puja, Durga Puja, etc. Additionally, Baisakhi Mela is a carnival held in Siliguri when many events are held and people can also relish the mouth-watering local food. The Winter season with perfect weather is great to visit Siliguri.
Chalsa- 71 km from Bagdogra
Chalsa is a famous destination for holidays near Bagdogra for anyone who wants to spend their weekend amidst the Himalayas surrounded by fresh air and scenic beauty. For a wholesome travel experience, a weekend trip to Chalsa is best to explore wildlife, tea gardens, and more. To watch Rhinos and Elephants, you can go on a guided tour at the local wildlife reserve. Another beautiful place is The Buxa Tiger Reserve where you might get a golden opportunity to see the Bengal tiger and other animals too. Be it a family holiday, a solo trip, or a group trip with friends, Chalsa is ready to offer you once in a lifetime experience. One can enjoy a trip to Chalsa between the months of September till March.