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Jalpaiguri – The Town Of Olive


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 close 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 km from the town and there is also a famous Shiva Temple in the region. There is also a National Park, which is around 80 km from the town.

How To Reach Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri is well connected by road, rail and air.

Jalpaiguri Weather

The weather of Jalpaiguri is pleasant throughout the year.

Best Time To Visit Jalpaiguri

The best time to visit Jalpaiguri is right after the winters.

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How to Reach Jalpaiguri

  • By Road
    Jalpaiguri can be accessed by road via State Highway 12A from Siliguri and is a 44 kilometers from the city.
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  • By Train
    Jalpaiguri has its own railway station connected to other towns and cities in the state.
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  • By Air
    The closest airport to Jalpaiguri is Siliguri with connections to major Indian cities. It also connects to some International destinations.
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