The sleepy town of Siliguri is renowned as the gateway to the Eastern Himalayas and the northeastern states of India. Siliguri leads a passage to the Darjeeling hill region, Sikkim, Bhutan, Eastern Nepal and Assam et al. The tea and orange trades of Siliguri have made it a commercial town. Siliguri has hosted several sporting tournaments and the stadium at the central Kachari Road is a must visit. The Hong Kong Market is a major landmark in Siliguri that offers several foreign goods.
Further from Siliguri the Wild Life Sanctuary at Jaldapara is worth visiting. At Jaldapara you may spot the bison, deer, one horned rhino et al. then there are various picnic spots at a distance from Siliguri that you may check out like the Mahananda Weir Sukna that lies inside the Mahananda Wild Life Sanctuary, Kalijhora along the Teesta River and the hill resort of Mirik on the way to Darjeeling from Siliguri. Siliguri beckons all for a scintillating holiday