To fully appreciate Siliguri and West Bengal you need to book a Solo Tour Guide , your personal local friendly tour guide. He will be able to show you around like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites, places off the beaten track or discover new experiences, the Solo Tour Guide is there to help you. He looks after your safety and welfare at all times.
Prem is a physiotherapist by profession. He loves to travel and is confident with meeting new people. Prem believes his homeland of West Bengal should belong to one of the seven wonders of the world. He can’t wait to offer you his services as a guide to show you what Siliguri and the neighbouring areas really has to offer. In addition, he is always polite, smiling and very willing to explore new foods and cultures with you.Prem is 31 years old and covid vaccinated. He does not smokes and speaks English, Hindi, Nepali, Bangla and Punjabi.
Total cost for the guide services of Prem for one day (8 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 45 by Paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 50 in cash to Prem after his services. Total 95 US dollars.
Similarly the total cost for the guide services of Prem for half a day (4 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 20 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 30 in cash to Prem after his services. Total 50 US dollars.
This does not include transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs.
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Siliguri is situated at the base of the Himalaya mountains, in the plains of Darjeeling District by the side of River Mahananda. It is situated close to the borders of Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. Therefore, its strategic location makes sure that travellers to the North East has to pass through Siliguri.
Being the 2nd largest city in West Bengal and known as the gateway of North-Eastern India. Compared to other cities in India, Siliguri is not a very old city. However, it has seen waves of mass immigration over recent years. It is a cosmopolitan city with situated at 122 metres above sea-level.
Having an average annual rainfall of 323 cms. Therefore, it is considerably cooler than the Southern and Central regions of West Bengal. Summer temperature rarely exceeds 38 degrees and winter temperature rarely falls below 4 degrees.
In addition, there are two important areas nearby: The Mahananda Wild Life Sanctuary and The Baikunthapur Forest.
Located 2 hours north of Siliguri is the famous city of Darjeeling. It is located in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation of 2,000 metres. Obviously as the name suggests, it is well known for its tea plantations. In addition, it has incredible views of the world’s third-highest mountain, Kangchenjunga, and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In conclusion, West Bengal has a lot to offer and much more. Book a Solo Tour Guide, your private local friendly tour guide to show you around.
He will look after your safety and welfare at all times. Indeed you will discover places that the average tourist would not find on their own. West Bengal has a lot of hidden gems, ready for your discovery.
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