About Kurseong

Kurseong comes from the Lepcha word 'Kharsang', meaning "The land of white Orchids". It is a hill station and sub-divisional town in the Darjeeling district of the Indian state of West Bengal. White orchids grow in abundance in this area. The area is also full of beautiful tea gardens, forests, and year round vegetation on the hill slopes. From some parts of Kalimpong, you get magnificent views of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Kabru, and Jannu, and the meandering rivers Teesta and Mahananda flowing downwards to the lower plains and meadows. 
Dow Hill

Dow Hill of Kurseong, a small hill station located at a distance of merely 30 km from  Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal has  Dow Hill, one of the most haunted places in India.
St Mary’s Hill

St Mary’s Hill is a scenic natural area covered with lush green forests all around and the way leading to it is equally enthralling. Amidst the greenery is the Eastern Forest Rangers’ College (EFRC) which was the erstwhile site of St. Mary’s seminary.
Toy Train Station

Toy Trains of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) run along the narrow-gauge tracks passing through some of the most scenic mountain routes in the world. It has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since December 1999. The journey offers breathtaking views of the mountains, valleys, forests, tea gardens, and local villages on the way.
Tea Estate

Tea Estate is famous for its aromatic teas the world over. Established in 1899 by British tea planters and acquired by the current management in 1956, the estate is a 600-acre expanse of land with forests, mountain slopes, streams, waterfalls, and tea fields.
Eagle’s Crag

Eagle’s Crag is a scenic spot offering panoramic views of the surrounding plains and hills along with an observation tower.
Forest Museum

The forest museum is located on a Hill and is one of the visit options for the ecotourist. The museum is maintained by the forest department.
Netaji Kothi

The Eagle’s Crag has an observatory close to it which is known as ‘Netaji Kothi’. It is called so because at one point in time it used to be the abode of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose. It is a peaceful place to visit and is famous among visitors.
Kettle Valley Picnic Spot 

Kettle Valley Picnic Spot is located near Dilaram Tea Estate, on the banks of River Rinchengtong, in Kurseong, West Bengal. Crystal clear waters, pristine nature, and snow-clad mountains make this an ideal picnic spot.
Ambotia Shiva Mandir

Ambotia Shiva Mandir is one of the most popular Hindu temples in Kurseong. It is about 5 km from Kurseong town. Besides its religious significance, the temple is known for its scenic location.
Gidhapahar Mandir

Gidhapahar Mandir is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located 2 km from Kurseong market on the Hill Cart Road to Siliguri. This temple is one of the most visited Hindu temples in the Darjeeling hills.
Best Time To Visit Kurseong

Due to low altitude, Kurseong's temperature remains temperate for the most part of the year. The average temperature varies from about 10°C in January and goes up to an average of about 20°C in August and again falls to an average of 10°C in December. August is usually the warmest month when the maximum temperature can touch about 25°C. while January is the coolest month. The minimum temperature can fall to about 5°C.  Monsoon is heaviest in July when the rainfall is at an average of 896mm while December is the driest time with virtually no rainfall. The best time to visit Kurseong is between March Mid June and September to December. During summer from April to September, you will need light woollens, while in winter from December to February you will need heavy woollens particularly for nights and early mornings. 

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