Raiganj

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Raiganj is in North Bengal.

Understand[edit]

Openbill stork at Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary

Raiganj is headquarters of Uttar Dinajpur district in West Bengal

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Kolkata-Radhikapur Express is a daily train that links Raiganj to Kolkata. There is a New Jalpaiguri-Radhikapur daily DEMU passenger. There is a weekly link express to Delhi and a weekly to Ajmer.

By road[edit]

Raiganj is on National Highway 34.

Get around[edit]

Area landmarks[edit]

  • 1 Raiganj railway station.
  • 2 North Bengal State Transport Corporation Bus Stand & Garage.

See[edit]

Little egret at Raiganj Bird Sanctuary
  • 1 Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary (Kulick Bird Sanctuary) (It is located 4 km north from the centre of Raiganj town). The area of the sanctuary is around 1.30 km². Several types of migratory birds arrive here each year from South Asian countries and coastal regions. They start arriving from June. The migratory species includes open-bill storks, egrets, night herons and cormorants. The resident birds are kites, flycatchers, owls, kingfishers, woodpeckers, drongoes, etc. Ornithologically, Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary is a very important heronry.

Do[edit]

  • 1 Raiganj Eco Park (Enjoy a day out), Sohrai, Raiganj (Near Raiganj Bird Sanctuary, off NH 34).

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Mangalam (Hotel Vinayak), 371 Mahatma Gandhi Road. Pure vegetarian AC restaurant

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Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Hotel Vinayak371 Mahatma Gandhi Road +91 3523 242082, 9933921321, 9800484871. Rs. 600-2,200.
  • Hotel Mamata'sN.S.Road, Above Raymond's Showroom +91 3523 - 214094, +91 - 98045 16673, e-mail: . Rs. 400-1,000.
  • Hotel PuspakP.O Debinagar +91 3523-223070, 223250, 8900520520, 9434140926, e-mail: . Rs. 100-1,500.
  • 2 Raiganj Tourist LodgeMadhupur (Near Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary),  Advance booking- West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation, 3/2 BBD Bagh (East), Kolkata: +91 33 2485917/5168/8271/8272.
  • 3 Hotel NatarajNS Road +91 3526 252007. With restaurant and bar
  • 4 KanishkaTulshitala.
  • 5 Champak Brahma.

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