Highlights include Kolkata (Calcutta), the much underrated and original capital under British rule, the hill station and tea producing area of Darjeeling and the Sunderbans for cruises through the largest mangrove forest in the world.
Located in Eastern India, West Bengal is India’s fourth-most populous state, with over 91 million inhabitants. Spread over 34,267 sq. miles, it is bordered by the countries of Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan, and the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. Together with the neighboring nation of Bangladesh, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal. The state capital, Kolkata, often overlooked by tourists but is totally captivating, particularly once you go beyond the main tourist attractions.
Discover the wonderful variety of places to stay in India; including some of the most luxurious hotels in the world, intimate boutique hotels bursting with local character, charming homestays where you’ll have a chance to interact with local families, converted forts & palaces, fabulous lodges and heritage havelis.
Cochrane Place - Kurseong
Fern Residency - Kolkata
Glenburn Tea Estate - Darjeeling
Glenburn the penthouse - Kolkata
Nayana's Homestay - Shantiniketan
Oberoi grand - kolkata
West Bengal Tours
Below are a selection of our favourite sample itineraries that we have created based on our experiences of travelling extensively throughout India. As with all our tours, every aspect can be tailor-made to your individual requirements.
Main Cities: Kolkata, Darjeeling, Murshidabad, Bishnupur
Airports: Kolkata, Bagdogra
Local Language: Bengali
Fun Fact: Kolkata Is The Only City In India To Have A Tram Network.