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21 destinations to explore in West Bengal

The name of Bengal or Bangla is derived from the ancient kingdom of Vanga.  West Bengal is endowed with distinct natural attractions like an impressive mountain range, virgin forests, a variety of wildlife, verdant tea gardens and much more.

Destinations in West Bengal

Alipurduar4 attractions

A recently formed district which has been carved out from Jalpaiguri. The district shares an international borderline with Bhutan.

Bankura7 attractions

Bankura is an administrative unit in the Indian state of West Bengal. The district has been described as the "connecting link between the plains of Bengal on the east and Chota Nagpur plateau on the west.

Bardhaman9 attractions

Bardhaman was a district in West Bengal. It was the seventh most populous district in India

Birbhum7 attractions

Birbhum, the Land of Red Soil is known for its cultural values. This district saw many cultural and religious movements in history. It is primarily an agricultural district with around 75% of the population being dependent on agriculture.

Cooch Behar3 attractions

This is a princely district of West Bengal. There are so many beautiful places to see and wander around the district.

Dakshin Dinajpur1 attractions

West Dinajpur District was created out of the erstwhile Dinajpur district in 1947 at the time of the partition of India. it is the third least populous district of West Bengal.

Darjeeling12 attractions

The district which is famous for its hill stations which is located in the northern side of West Bengal.

Hooghly9 attractions

The district named after the Hoogly river. This town was a major river port for trade in India before colonialism. The district has thousands of years of rich heritage as part of the Bengali kingdom

Howrah8 attractions

Howrah is the second-largest city and second smallest district after Kolkata. It is one of the highly urbanized areas of West Bengal. The Howrah city called “Glasgow” of India and "Sheffield of India".

Jalpaiguri11 attractions

The district is primarily rural with more than 80% of the rural population. The district is the gateway to the entire North-Eastern States and Bhutan.

Jhargram1 attractions

It is known for its "wooded beauty" and hill ranges. It is a favorite destination for people who love forests.

Kalimpong4 attractions

Kalimpong district is a district in the state of West Bengal, India which is recently formed in 2017. It is home to the Neora valley national park.

Kolkata28 attractions

Kolkata district is a district in the Indian State of West Bengal, headquartered in Kolkata

Malda7 attractions

Malda is a district in the West Bengal state. Malda is a metropolitan city and the sixth-largest city in West Bengal.

Murshidabad6 attractions

This is a densely populated district and the ninth most populous in India. The name ‘Murshidabad’ comes from the place known as “Muksudabad. It has a great significance in Indian History

Nadia3 attractions

This is a district in West Bengal which borders Bangladesh to the east  North 24 Parganas and Hooghly districts to the south, Purba Bardhaman to the west, and Murshidabad to the north.

North 24 Parganas6 attractions

North 24 Parganas is a district in southern West Bengal and also the most populated district in the whole of India. It is the tenth-largest district in the State by area.

Purba Medinipur10 attractions

Purba Medinipur is one of the 18 administrative districts of West Bengal with its headquarters located at Tamluk. The district was carved out of the erstwhile Medinipur district on January 1, 2002.

Purulia6 attractions

Purulia district is one of the twenty-three districts of West Bengal state in Eastern India. There are so many tourist places in and around the district.

South 24 Parganas5 attractions

It is the largest district of West Bengal and the sixth most populous district in India.

West Medinipur9 attractions

A district in the West Bengal state. It was formed on 1 January 2002 after the Partition of Midnapore into Paschim Medinipur and Purba Medinipur.

Map of destinations in West Bengal