Famous places near North Bengal to spend a spell bounding vacation during Durga Puja

Famous places near North Bengal to spend a spell bounding vacation during Durga Puja


Durga Puja is celebrated for the victory of Goddess Durga over the evil demon. It is one of the famous festivals in India, especially in North Bengal. From exploring the beauty of Goddess Durga to shopping and gorging delicious delicacies, everything is a delight to the visitors witnessing it.Here we are to welcome Maa Durga withMurti tourist resortat Dooars offer you the services to explore the best of the sightseeing places in North Bengal to enjoy freely amidst the serenity of nature.

Why visit North Bengal in Durga Puja?

One of the biggest festivals in Bengal is just around the corner and it is celebrated with great joy and happiness. You may find it hard to believe but you cannot find so much excitement and happiness at any other festival other than Durga Puja. North Bengal is favorite for puja pandals but is most famous for various hill stations and dainty forests for you to have a refreshing vacation here.

Things to do in North Bengal for fun and excitement during Pujas:

There are many things which can be done to enjoy the puja vacation to the fullest while you step into the beautiful North Bengal.

  • Walk through the villages
  • Explore the bustling city life
  • Witness the beauty of nature
  • Drive through the hilly roads
  • Experience the actual color of the festivals
  • Last but not the least, savor the delicious food of North Bengal

North Bengal is a cluster of places which has something or the other to offer to its tourists and this is why it is always kept on the top of the list when you plan to visit some serene place.

Places to visit in North Bengal for a memorable puja vacation:

1- Siliguri

[caption id="attachment_287" align="alignnone" width="650"]Siliguri Image Courtesy: http://architecturelive.in/[/caption] This city is known to be one of the leading commercial hubs of Bengal and is also a gateway to North Bengal. The bustling markets, the view of the surrounding Himalayan ranges and the locals make Siliguri a famous place to visit during a vacation to North Bengal.

Places to see around Siliguri:

  • North Bengal Science Centre
  • North Bengal Safari
  • Salugara Monastery
  • Madhuban Park
  • Dreamland Amusement Par


 If you want to experience the delight magical and mysteries of North Bengal then Dooars is one of them. The lush green tea gardens, the lofty Himalayan peaks, and the thrilling wildlife make this destination a perfect escape for nature and wildlife lovers.

Places to see in Dooars:

  • Mongpong
  • Samsing
  • Suntalekhola
  • Jhalong
  • Bindu, etc

3- Murti:

 Murti is the name given to the river which flows down from the Neora Valley National Park. This river in Dooars is famous for its incredible scenic beauty. You can also indulge in activities like river camping and rafting to enjoy the hidden beauty of Dooars with delight.

Places to see around Murti:

  • Murti Village
  • Murti River
  • Chapramari forest
  • Chalsa
  • Chukchukia Forest


Darjeeling, prior to the mess. #Darjeeling #queenofhills #gorkhaland. pic.twitter.com/AILVRa6cZW

— Pankaj Subba (@pulga_999) October 5, 2018

The beauty of the queen of hills cannot be matched with any other hill station. It is home to the undulating hills of Mt. Kanchenjunga. The lush green forests, mountain slopes, the taste of the Darjeeling tea and the friendly locals and the whistling of the toy train will give you goosebumps.

Places to see around Darjeeling:

  • Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Batasia Loop
  • Rock Garden
  • Ghoom Monastery
  • Tiger Hill


[caption id="attachment_291" align="alignnone" width="652"] Image Courtesy: http://shahtour.com/[/caption] Kurseong is a fast emerging hill station which when visited gives a feeling of happiness and joy. The cool breeze, the scenery of the green forests sounds appealing. If you are looking for a peaceful stay amidst the jaw-dropping scenic view then Kurseong is the ideal place to visit.

Places to see around Kurseong:

  • Ambotia Shiva Temple
  • Eagle’s Craig
  • Dow Hill Park
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum
  • Makaibari Tea Estate


[caption id="attachment_292" align="alignnone" width="651"] Image Courtesy: goibibo.com/[/caption] It is an old town which is perched at the top of the hills. This hill station offers a visual delight and it must be on your bucket list when you plan for your vacation to the hills.

Places to see around Kalimpong:

  • Deolo Hill
  • Dr. Graham’s Homes
  • Kalimpong Cactus Nursery
  • Zong Dog Palri Monastery
  • Crockety


[caption id="attachment_293" align="alignnone" width="650"] Image Courtesy: traveldglobe.com/[/caption] It is one of the most charming hill stations in North Bengal. This place is nestled in the heart of the beautiful hills with a lake flowing through the town. This makes it one of the most famous tourist destinations of North Bengal.

Places to see around Mirik:

  • Sumendu Lake
  • Don Bosco Church
  • Bokar Monastery
  • Orange Orchards
  • Tingling viewpoint

So, if you want to experience the fun and enjoyment of Durga Puja then do visit North Bengal to experience to participate in Puja celebrations and step out to visit these fantastic places for a soul-satisfying vacation.

Popular FAQ’S

Q1: What is the best time to visit North Bengal? Ans: Due to the pleasant weather, you can visit at any time of the year, but October to December is the most ideal time to visit North Bengal. Q2: Is an online booking facility available in the resorts of Murti? Ans: Yes, recently they have started the facility of Murti resort online booking for tourists to book hotels from before for a hassle-free vacation. Q3: What is North Bengal famous for? Ans: North Bengal is mostly famous for its rich forests, hill stations, and the serene ambiance. This is why tourism has become a significant factor in North Bengal.

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