Rich with the legacy of India’s foremost intellectuals, artists and literary stalwarts and socio-political activists West Bengal is a land brimming with promise. The state’s colonial heritage plays the perfect foil to its resplendent home-grown culture, and the result is a blend of temples, museums, historical monuments and university buildings. West Bengal is blessed with tremendous geographical diversity hill stations, beaches, biosphere reserves, and a bustling metropolis. Its culture is further embedded with a thriving textile tradition and irresistible Bengali cuisine.
From the snow-capped peaks of misty Darjeeling to the teeming city life on Kolkata’s majestic Howrah Bridge, from the sprawling mangroves of the Sunderbans, home of the Royal Bengal tiger; to Tagore’s beloved Shantiniketan, West Bengal offers a range of fabulous travel possibilities you cannot pass up.