‘Choo-choo’ the whistle can be heard from far, the steams blow out and with a gust of wind, the dreamy blue toy train passes in front the small wooden cottage just beside the rail line on the slope of the green mountain. After the train passes by, quietness prevails the place. Soft cool wind from the mountain sings the song of nature. A sweet smell of flowers fills up your senses. Its Kurseong the land of white orchid, the land with toy train as old as 1880, the British tea gardens nearby and last but not the least partial view of mount Kunchenjungha. Where are you, nature is here! Plan a long weekend trip or a vacation, Kurseong beckons you.
Accommodation : 3 double bedrooms available can take up to 7 people
Place Code :BE1778
Check In : 12.00 Noon
Check Out : 11.00 A.M.
Hiking in the nearby pine forest.
You can hire a cycle and ride along the mountains.
Enjoy a bonfire and barbecue in the open air.
Go out for a nearby site seeing.
Enjoy a picnic in the pine forest.
Eagle’s Craig a romantic viewpoint open from morning till sunset offers a magnificent view of the Siliguri town and its plains.
Makaibari, Ambootia and Castleton Tea Estate tea garden allows a guided tour through which one can visit the workers, understand the tea processing and also have a tea tasting session all may take a certain cost (nearly INR 500)
Ambotia Shiva temple, not just for religion its natural beauty rejuvenates one with a unique mental peace.
The Dow Hill Park / Deer Hill Park still offers a view of deer beside children play zone. The park is open from 10 A.M to 4 P.M and is closed every Thursday.
Some excellent boarding schools built in the British colonial time are visible here. They are well known for their standards, old heritage look and wide playgrounds.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum located in Giddapahar area is the house where Sarat Chandra Bose and Netaji were kept by British under house captivity. The museum stores many stories of these legends.
Forest Museum for nature lovers to get information about the wildlife that inhabited the locality.
Visit the church in St. Mary Hill and Peace Pagoda of Darjeeling.
Enjoy the sunset over Tiger Hill.
Darjeeling is just 1hr 30 mins and Chatakpur is 1hr 10 mins from Kurseong as such there are a lot more to see from this place.
Best Time To Visit
Kurseong is an awesome hill station for a vacation trip to North Bengal. The weather of the place is just perfect. Temperature varies from 5degree Celsius in winter to 25 degree Celsius in summer. The month of July faces the heaviest rainfall.
How to Reach
Rail : Nearest railway station is NJP. From NJP it is nearly 43km and takes 1hrs 40 mins to reach the place Kurseong Road.
Air : Bagdogra is the nearest airport. Nearly 40 km away and it takes 1hr 30 mins to reach the place via Panighata Main Rd.
Road : Its nearly 587.3 km via Badshahi Rd and NH12 and it takes 13 – 14 hours to reach the place.
The price per person including foods and lodging is INR 1650 + 5% GST
Kids between 1 to 5 years are complimentary
Kids between 6 to 9 years will be charged at half price
Kids from 10 years will be charged as an adult
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