Jalpai in Hindi means Olive, which were found all over Jalpaiguri in the early 1900s. Jalpaiguri district shares international borders with Bhutan in the North and Bangladesh in the East. The Darjeeling hills are proximate to Jalpaiguri and make for an ideal day trip from here. Apart from this, Jalpaiguri Tourism also attracts onward tourists from Siliguri and other Northern towns of West Bengal.
Tourist places in and around Jalpaiguri
Popular attractions include Jubilee Park, the Town Club Stadium and the famous River Teesta. For children, the Teesta Park along the banks of the river Karala is an ideal place. The Jalpesh temple is located around 15 kilometers from the town and there is also a famous Shiva temple in the region. There is also a National Park, which is around 80 kilometers from the town.
Jalpaiguri is well connected with road, rail and air.
The weather of Jalpaiguri is pleasant throughout the year.
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The best time to visit Jalpaiguri is right after the winters.