5 quaint places in Siliguri for you to plan your picnic trip!

“You can plan a perfect picnic if you have the best group to travel with.”

One of the best tourist places in North Bengal, Siliguri is a true blend of pure air and care. Here you don’t ‘stay’ rather you ‘live’.

Life is easy and calm here that makes you spend leisure time here. Located at the Himalayas foothills, Siliguri has its own legacy. You will find localities boasting of this little town as the weather here let you not leave this place at once.

So, let us help you in making Siliguri a favorite destination for you!

Weather!

Popularly known as the heart of North Bengal, Siliguri is also famous for its pleasant weather. It is true bliss.

If not known before, then one might actually get obsessed with the weather on reaching the place. The maximum temperature here does not go up to 35 degree Celsius. Even after a sunny day, Siliguri gets rain to its rescue.

Nevertheless, winters here are also chilly and become the most favorable season for picnics here!

Winter season: November to February

Maximum temperature: 25 degree Celsius

Minimum temperature: 8 degree Celsius

Picnic spots!

To bask in the warmth of the sun, book a car rental from Siliguri and start your journey for a picnicking day!

1. Surya Sen Park- The unexplored beauty!

Located along the bank of Mahananda River, Surya Sen Park is a well-manicured park.

Surya Sen Park

The freshness of nature here has made it a favored picnic spot for the localities and also for the tourists. Not only during the day, in the evening too, the whole park gets lit with bright lights for tourists to sit and enjoy the serenity of the park.

Visiting hours: 1 pm to 7 pm

Entry fee: INR 5

What to experience!

Strolling, train ride, boating

2. Dudhia- The glittering paradise!

On the outskirts of Siliguri, Dudhia is another favored picnic spot. The road leading towards Dudhia is popularly known for offering the most pictorial landscape.

Dudhia

Enclosed with the view of the mountainous valley and lush green land, driving through the road will give you an amazing experience.

Best time to visit: October to December

February to April

What to experience!

Riverside camping, Picnicking, Village walk, Trekking, Angling

3. Rohini- The pictorial landscape!

Witnessing the majestic views of the lofty hills and lush tea gardens, Rohini is a serene place to visit.

Rohini

Isolated from the main city, Rohini is a perfect getaway destination. Riding upon the winding roads through the valleys, the scenic view attracts the travelers as well as the localities here.

Best time to visit: All throughout the year except in monsoons from Mid June to September

What to experience!

Picnicking, Tea garden tour

4. Mongpong- The quaint small hamlet!

Overlooking the meandering river stream of the Teesta, Mongpong is a quaint forest settlement.

Mongpong

Serving as the gateway towards Dooars, Mongpong offers an outstanding view of the Himalayan ranges. The serene ambiance and the pictorial view have made this place a favored picnic spot.

Best time to visit: October to March

What to experience!

Bird watching, Riverside camping, Trekking, Jungle safari

5. Rongtong- The exquisite beauty!

A pictorial destination, Rongtong is surrounded with dense forests which showcases the exquisite view of the scenic beauty.

Rongtong

 Being unexplored for years, this quaint settlement came into popularity after the building of a railway station here. It is one of the beautiful spots for spending a lovely day amidst the serenity of Mother Nature.

Best time to visit: All throughout the year

What to experience!

Bird watching, Picnicking, Train ride

Want to plan for a picnic this winter? Then these places are one of the favorites offer you to have an enjoyable picnic here!

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