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Jalpaiguri is a city in North Bengal in India.


Jalpaiguri is the largest district in North Bengal, and is bounded by Bhutan to the north and Bangladesh to the south. Nepal is also nearby. The district is famous for tea gardens, rice plantation and heavy rainfall. Small towns like Alipurduar, Jaigaon and Birpara fall under the jurisdiction of Japaiguri district. Jalpaiguri City is the district headwaters. While the district is not a recognized tourist area, it offers a a pleasant environment, and is more relaxed than the nearby tourist destinations of Darjeeling and Gangtok.

Get in[edit]

By Air[edit]

  • Bagdogra airport (IXB) is situated 50 km from Jalpaiguri. This airport has flights from Delhi,Kolkata, and Guwahati.

By Rail[edit]

  • New Jalpaiguri (NJP) railway station in Siliguri is 40 km away. This is connected to most parts of India by train.
  • Jalpaiguri Station (JPG) is in the middle of the town, and is connected to Kolkata by Teesta Torsa Link Express, Darjeeling Mail Slip (a three coach train), and the tri-weekly Superfast Intercity Exp to Haldibari. Additionally, there are two trains trains to/from New Jalpaiguri, and one that goes to Siliguri Jn via New Jalpaiguri. All trains to/from Haldibari stop here.
  • Jalpaiguri Road Station (JPE) lies approximately six kilometres to the north of Jalpaiguri's town centre, and is on the New Jalpaiguri-Guwahati route, but not all trains on the route stop here. Nonetheless, there are at least 3 daily connections to Delhi and Kolkata, and about 10 daily trains to New Jalpaiguri station.
  • Raninagar Jalpaiguri Jn(RQJ) lies approximately 10 kilometres to the west of the city centre, and has two daily trains to Kolkata, three additional daily trains to New Jalpaiguri,and two more to Siliguri Jn. via New Jalpaiguri.

One can visit the following sites to know about timings and availability of these trains:

By Bus[edit]

  • Netaji Subhash Bus Terminus (NSBT) has bus services to many places within West Bengal.
  • The North Bengal State Transport Depot, beside beside NSBT has government run buses to Kolkata, Malda etc.
  • There also private and government run buses operating Super(single stop) and non-stop buses to Siliguri.

By Taxi[edit]

A reliable way of booking your cab is to book it online. Also, you can either book a taxi from hotel or directly book one outside the railway station. There is government authorized taxi stand. ₹950/day for 8 hours. It maybe more costly to book through hotel as hotels do have their in the fares. It is better to negotiate with the driver directly or book trough some online car rental portal. Meanwhile, to visit you can find some local taxi available for your convenience.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Teesta-Udyan
  • Jubilee Park(Teesta river)
  • Rajbari in Raikatpara
  • Jalpesh temple
  • Panchmukhi Balaji temple in Maskalaibari
  • Karala riverside in Samajpara
  • Jogmaya Kalibari in Temple street
  • Town club stadium in Hakimpara
  • Art gallery in Hakimpara
  • Tea Gardens (On the way to other towns)
  • SUBHAM the land mark of Jalpaiguri

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Pedal boat at Teesta udyan
  • Pedal Boat At Eco City

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • D'la pritam in Kadamtala.
  • Motorist Inn in Jalpaiguri-Siliguri road.
  • Street chats(puchkas,momos,jhal muri etc) at Dinbazar.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Motorist Inn in Jalpaiguri-Siliguri road.
  • Chandni bar at highway

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Eco City, Jalpiguri Siliguri Road, 8967031657. checkin: 12noon; checkout: 12noon. Resort is cover with the tea garden all the room are AC, 24 hrs Room service, Doctor on call, Laundry,24 hrs light 500.  edit
  • Eco City, Jalpiguri (towards Assam Higways), 8967031657. checkin: 12noon; checkout: 12noon. Resort is having 15 room srounded with the tea garden Water Vally 24 hrs room service, Doctor On call,24Hrs Light, Digital Tv with the latest Dish T v in each room, each room having the A c  edit
  • Hotel D'la Pretom, Kadamtala, Jalpaiguri.  edit
  • Hotel Ratnadeep, Club Road, Jalpaiguri.  edit
  • Teesta Paryatak Abas, WBTDC Guest house, B.D.O. Office Crossing, Jalpaiguri.  edit

Get out[edit]

Routes through Jalpaiguri
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