- Must have momos from the momo gali
Love for momos? You must try this place in Siliguri for some amazing hot momos along with the soup.
Chicken, Prawn, Fish, Mutton, Vegetable you have a wide range of them to choose from.
Momos are a kind of dumpling popular in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and West Bengal (particularly in the Darjeeling district), similar to Mongolian buzz.
Location : Hong Kong Market
Pocket pinch : INR 50 for a plate of 6
P.S: You shouldn’t miss out the momo chutney
2. Toy train ride from Siliguri(NJP) to Darjeeling
Longing for a steam engine ride? Here’s your chance to hop on to the most exciting toy train journey from Siliguri to Darjeeling.
It’s a 7 hours one way journey, covering of about 88 kms
The journey gives a breathtaking view of the hills and the jungles.
Ride cost: Diesel Engine Rides: INR 800
Steam Engine Rides: INR 1,300
- Drive through Dooars tea gardens
Lush green tea gardens covering up your left-right and you drive through, wouldn’t that be simply like a perfect frame?
Dooars is just an amazing possession of West Bengal, attracting thousands of tourists all over the world every year.
The famous Darjeeling tea is cultivated here. Dooars is also known as the forest of West Bengal, Jaldapara, Gorumara all these famous wildlife sanctuaries are located here.
- Shop for foreign goods in Hong Kong Market
In mood to shop out of the box? Hong Kong flea market is the best place around to get your foreign goods, may it be imported clothing ,bags, daily needs or even green plants. For people, who cannot go to Nepal, this is a market of great charm.
A large variety of imported goods are available at reasonable prices. The prices are cheaper by 30% in comparison to Kolkata and 40% in comparison to Delhi and Bombay
Pocket Pinch : INR 200
- An auto ride on a rainy day to Sevoke
This should be your must do if you are in Siliguri. This is a drive of 50 kms up and down & I must comment this is one the best experiences one can ever enjoy. I have mentioned an auto here, for the rain is best felt in the auto other than your ac car.
It’s a drive through the forest and rain is like cherry on your cake. Sevoke , your destination is the junction from where your Sikkim diaries take a turn and on the other side you have the angry Teesta river flowing below the Coronation bridge. The view is mesmerizing and worth a hundred shots.
p.s : Beware of your belongings, Hanuman Ji seems to loving this place a lot.