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20 Attractions to Explore Near Mahananda River

Mahananda River
Mahananda RiverMahananda River

The Mahananda river is a trans-boundary river that flows through the Indian states of West Bengal and Bihar, and Bangladesh. The Mahananda originates in the Himalayas: Paglajhora Falls on Mahaldiram Hill near Chimli, east of Kurseong in Darjeeling district at an elevation of 2,100 meters It flows through Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary and descends to the plains near Siliguri. It touches the Jalpaiguri district.

Nearby Attractions

ISKCON Siliguri
ISKCON Siliguri40.35 KMs away from Mahananda River

The ISKON temple is a hugely popular tourist attraction in the Siliguri. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Iskon Temple is an incredible blend of the Indian customs of ‘Vashtuhaara’ with modern architecture.

Salugara Monastery শালুগাড়া বৌদ্ধ মন্দির

A famous Buddhist shrine located on the outskirts of Siliguri founded by Tibetan monks and followers of the Dalai Lama. The 100 ft stupa Is the main attraction of the monastry. This stupa is revered by the monks as it brings out five kinds of relics of Buddhism.

Bengal Safari park
Bengal Safari park46.48 KMs away from Mahananda River

Situated within the verdant forested area of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary and it is the first animal safari park of the North Bengal region. Surrounded with thick green forests and with a lot of wild animals. Tourists can spot and observe wild animals in their natural habitat at Bengal Safari Park.

Jalpaiguri Tea Garden
Jalpaiguri Tea Garden50.23 KMs away from Mahananda River

Jalpaiguri has been called as the land of tea, timber, and tourism. Its landscapes are covered with thousands of tea gardens which are the backbone of the district's economy. Tea tourism has been initiated here to take tourists through the knowledge of tea production, processing, and manufacture.

Mirik Lake
Mirik Lake50.38 KMs away from Mahananda River

Mirik lake is a natural tourist attraction which has picturesque natural surroundings and invigorating climate. It is also known as Sumendu Lake. There is pine trees and lush green gardens around the lake. Boating, fishing, horse riding are the other attractions here.

Rajbari Dighi
Rajbari Dighi52.80 KMs away from Mahananda River

The remnants of the Jalpaiguri Rajbari (Palace) serve as a major sightseeing spot. The palace gate is a large unreinforced concrete structure. and it consists of a palace building, portico, two temples and a garden flanked by the palace pond, called the “Rajbari Dighi."

Karala River
Karala River53.06 KMs away from Mahananda River

The small River Karala, popularly known as ‘the Thames of Jalpaiguri’ flows through the middle of the town. A nature walk along the riverbank of Karala is truly refreshing. There is boat riding and a well-maintained park adjacent to the river.

Coronation Bridge
Coronation Bridge58.40 KMs away from Mahananda River

Also known as the Sevoke bridge which spans across the Teesta River connecting the districts of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri. This bridge is an incredible specimen of architecture inspired by the Roman architecture. It was named to commemorate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Tiger Hill, Darjeeling
Tiger Hill, Darjeeling62.98 KMs away from Mahananda River

The highest mountain in Darjeeling which is famous for the splendid viewpoints and natural beauty. The magnificent view of snow-capped mountains sitting amidst cotton clouds attracts tourists to Tiger Hill from all over the country. Trekking and adventure lovers can explore this place .

Ghoom Monastery (Samten Choeling)
Ghoom Monastery (Samten Choeling)64.17 KMs away from Mahananda River

Ghoom Monastery is the oldest Tibetan Buddhist Monastery of Darjeeling established in 1850 by Lama Sherab Gyatso. A 15-foot high statue of Maitreyi Buddha is the main attraction of this monastery. It is located at an elevation of 8000 feet and the visitors are treated to a beautiful view of the majestic Kanchenjunga outside the monastery.

Batasia Loop
Batasia Loop64.71 KMs away from Mahananda River

The Batasia Loop is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway which was commissioned in 1919. There is no better place to get a 360 degree view of Darjeeling's landscape including the hill town and the snow covered peaks.

Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling
Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling66.01 KMs away from Mahananda River

Darjeeling Peace Pagoda is one of the Peace Pagodas designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace.The Peace Pagoda here showcases four avatars of Buddha. This is the tallest free standing structure in Darjeeling.

Jalpesh Mandir
Jalpesh Mandir66.72 KMs away from Mahananda River

This 350-year-old temple of Lord Shiva was founded by Sri Bisu Singh. The first entrance to the temple has a figure of Lord Shiva on a platform balanced by the trunks of elephants. The interiors of the temple are extremely beautiful and attractive to look at.

LLOYD BOTANICAL GARDEN
LLOYD BOTANICAL GARDEN67.89 KMs away from Mahananda River

A botanical garden named after William Lloyd which was created in 1878 CE, to preserve the native floral species of Darjeeling Himalayan hill region. The garden comprises terraced lands, rolling slopes, tall trees and lush green bushes mixed with grass. It is a well-known visitors paradise in Darjeeling.

Gorumara National Park
Gorumara National Park68.93 KMs away from Mahananda River

A thick forest that sits prettily at the foothills of Great Himalayan mountains having a large variety of flora and fauna. It is especially famous for its Asiatic one-horned rhino and there are so many other animals too. It has been declared as the best among the protected areas in India by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park69.13 KMs away from Mahananda River

It is the largest high altitude zoo in india which was situated in the town of Darjeeling which specializes in breeding animals adapted to alpine conditions. The zoo serves as the central hub for Central Zoo Authority of India's red panda program and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It is the main tourist attraction in Darjeeling.

Jatileswar Temple
Jatileswar Temple72.10 KMs away from Mahananda River

This famous temple of Dooars is one of the oldest temples of the region built around 320 AD to 600 AD. The temple is dedicated to Jatileswar or Lord Shiva. It is under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India.

Morgan House
Morgan House72.38 KMs away from Mahananda River

Morgan House is a mansion of British colonial architecture built by an English jute baron Mr George Morgan in the 1930s in the hillstation of Kalimpong. Today, the mansion is a hotel managed by West Bengal Tourism .

Army Golf Course
Army Golf Course72.50 KMs away from Mahananda River

This renowned hill station known for its panoramic landscapes There lies the army's 18 hole golf course maintained by the Indian Army. Photographers paradise by its scenic views.

Mangal Dham Pranami Temple
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple75.77 KMs away from Mahananda River

This is a famous Hindu temple located in Kalimpong constructed in the memory of late guru Shir Mangaldasji dedicated to Lord Krishna. There are so many sculptures and there is a beautiful garden outside the temple and the temple is located in a serene surrounding in a calm and quiet area. This attracts a lot of tourists here.