How to reach Kurseong: The land of white orchids

Located around 32 kilometres away from the picturesque hill-station of Darjeeling, Kurseong is perched atop 1,458 metres and is known as the land of white orchids. This hill station is connected to Darjeeling via Himalayan Railway. It is spellbinding to travel through the toy train passing through Kurseong, especially during summers. Here is how you reach this place via Kolkata.

By Air:

There is no direct flight to Kurseong. So, typically you take a flight to Bagdogra and go via road, ideally by taxi, to reach your destination.

By Train:

There is no direct train to Kurseong but you can take Shatabdi Express and get off at Jalpaiguri. You can take a taxi from Jalpaiguri to Kurseong

By Road

You can go to State Transport bus to Siliguri and then take a taxi to Kurseong.

Where to Stay

If you are in Darjeeling, you can stay at The Elgin Hotel which is 1 km away from the Darjeeling Railway Station. The hotel in Darjeeling offers free WiFi, a spa centre and a terrace. The hotel provides 25 rooms provided with a room heater, desk and television, tea/coffee maker and ironing facilities. Some rooms include have a view of the mountains or garden. The highest railway station on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is 6 km, the Tiger Hill is 11km from the property. The Bus Stand, Railway Station and Bagdogra Airport are all within 80 km. 

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