Kurseong going students can have their industrial visit at Dabur in New Jalpaiguri or you can visit various tea estates in Darjeeling. the speciality of Darjeeling tea is that its the first Indian product to receive a GI tag, it means it cannot be grown anywhere in the world. There are many tea estates (also called “tea gardens”) in Darjeeling each produce teas with different characteristics in taste and aroma. Some of the popular estates include,Arya, Avongrove, Happy Valley, Pattabong, Singla, Soureni, Vah Tukvar, Makaibari. The another industrial visit attraction can be Sidrapong Hydel Power Station, located at the foot-hills of Arya Tea Estatethe oldest hydel power station or hydroelectric power plant in India. You can also visit Cattle Feed Plant, Himul and Go dairy Plant at Siliguri.
With an altitude of 1458 metres, a pleasant climate throughout the year, rolling hills with tea estates, relics of the colonial era and an unhurried pace of life, it’s not difficult to see what lures the tourists to the picturesque hill-station of Kurseong, 32 km from Darjeeling.
Kurseong, meaning “the Place of White Orchid,’ is noted for its secluded charm and Eagle’s Crag which offers a commanding view of the undulating plains below. Because of its lower elevation, the place enjoys a milder and very healthy climate throughout the year. Here you will find some fine specimens of colonial architecture..
Sights to See
Situated at a distance of a kilometre from the Kurseong’s railway station, Eagle’s Crag is the star attraction of the town. The place offers spectacular view the valley, the Teesta River, vast expanse of tea plantations, and the snow-covered peaks of the Kunchenjunga, Jannu, and Kabru.
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Museum
Located at Giddhapahar at a distance of 4 km from town, the museum has a collection of various documents and articles related with Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, the great freedom fight of India. The house in which museum is housed belonged to Sarat Chandra Bose, elder brother of Netaji.
Ambotia Shiva Mandir
Located in the Ambotia Tea Estate, Ambotia Shiva Mandir Is a popular sacred destination in Kurseon and worth visiting due to the breathtaking location and views of the landscape.
How would you like to travel?
- 483 km from Kolkata
- 47 km from Siliguri
- 32 km from Darjeeling
- 61 km from Kalimpong
- Dabur India Ltd
- Darjeeling Tea Estate
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries.
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Located 38 km from Darjeeling in the blossom of green mountains with perennial streams, Bijanbari’s beauty is dear to the people visiting this wonderful town in West Bengal. Situated at an altitude of 760 m above sea level, this hill station allures those who long for unhurried pace of life.
Situated 34 km from Kalimpong, Lava is a small town at the height of 7016 feet gateway to the Neora Valley National Park, the place is rich in flora and fauna and suitable for natural excursions, bird watching and wild life. Lava is also home to a Buddhist monastery.
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