agdogra, a city that is replete with lush green tea gardens along with views of the majestic snow-covered Himalayas, is an ideal location for a mid-summer holiday. It is located close to Darjeeling, Siliguri and Sikkim and is a major gateway to many northern cities in West Bengal.

Apart from being a thriving tourist centre, there is a sense of tranquility in its air owing to Buddhist influences. Additionally, the city hosts major festivals such as Durga Puja and Kali Puja with much fervour and enthusiasm, thereby making it a flourishing cultural focal point. Sevokeswari Kali Temple and Salugara Monastery are worth visiting in Bagdogra.

You can also go river rafting on River Teesta, which flows close to the town. You can also check the sparkling Lake Tsomgo on the way up from Bagdogra.

Take awesome photos of the Teesta river from the Coronation Bridge, or take a peaceful and relaxing stroll amidst the verdant confines of Surya Sen Park or Madhuban Park; go for a serene boat ride at the Umrao Singh Boat Club; and finally, learn about the various plants and exotic flora of the state of West Bengal at Science City � you�ll be spoilt for choice in Bagdogra. It is situated around 90 km from Darjeeling.

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