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Kurseong


Introduction:


Kurseong is one of the beautiful hill station which falls in the district of Darjeeling West Bengal India. It lies in between Siliguri  and Darjeeling.Locally Kurseong is called Kharsaang].The word Kharsang is a Lepcha word which means "A land of white Orchids".[Lepchas are the tribal people found around the hilly regions].Kurseong is known for good schools and beautiful tourist destination.

Area : 5.05 Sq. Km. 
Rainfall : 160 inches annually 
Best Season : March to mid June & September to December.
Language : Nepali, Hindi,English.

Location:

Coordinates: 26°53'N 88°17'E
Kurseong is located at an altitude of 1458 meters (4864 ft).Its at a distance of 46 km from Siliguri and 30 Km from Darjeeling.

Transportation:

1.Nearest Railway Station : New Jalpaiguri Platform 53 Km from Kurseong.[Toy Train]
2.Nearest Airport : Bagdogra
Private vehicles and busses are avilable from Siliguri.

Climate:
Kurseong is pleasant thrughout the year its not as cold as Darjeeling.

Education:

College:
Kurseong College.
Darjeeling Polytechnic Institute[Technical College]

Schools
Geothals Memorial School.
St. Alphonsus


Places of Interest around Kurseong: 


Grotto:
Grotto is a peaceful place which is located at an distance of around 6 km from Kurseong proper town.The place is called St. Mary [Name of the Village].A statue of  Mariam (Mother of Isa) is beautifully placed inside a cave where the worshipers burn candles during occasion like Christmas and birthdays to fulfill their wish.
One can reach the place on foot or  can take local taxi from the market which are available at an affordable rates.

Eagle's Crag:
Eagle' Crag is Beautiful View Point in Kurseong at a distance of around 2 km form the market from where one can watch the panoramic view of Siliguri  and surrounding hills.During summer season, in the evening a mesmerizing view of the Siliguri can be seen from here.It has a old TV tower which was built for the communication purpose.
This place is surrounded by Tea Gardens and has beautiful flowers around with few coffee shops where one can have a leisure time.

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Museum

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Museum is located at Giddhapahar at a distance of 4 kms. from Kurseong.The museum contains various documents and articles related with Netaji Subash Chandra Bose. 
The house actually belonged to Netaji's elder brother later on it was made museum.This museum is of historical importance and is still beautifully maintained and is a one of the tourist attraction point of Kurseong.


Deer park:
Deer park is one of the beautiful tourist point of Kurseong located around 8-10 Km from the proper town.This park is presently known as Dowhill park.[Dowhill is name of a village;Kurseong].


Forest Museum.


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Arya Tea Estate

“Sidrabong” is now known as Arya Tea Estate. ( Since- 1885 ) The legendry garden still preserves the house in which the monks dwelled back in the 1800s.

As the legend goes, a monk who was believed to possess extraordinary spiritual powers chanced upon a hill and was left speechless by its purity. He looked all around and felt a sense of elation, for what he saw was a stunning expanse of beautiful hills being nurtured and caressed by the freshness of the wind.

More importantly, it made him realize that he was about to give shape to what had for long been brewing in his mind- a unique flavor of tea that would have no parallel anywhere else in the

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Ghoom Jorebunglow Degree College

Ghoom Jorebunglow Degree College is located at distance of around 10 minutes from Ghoom Railway Station.The College is said to be self financed and is affiliated to North Bengal University.It provides undergraduate courses in General Arts .The building and infrastructure are just well and goof.The departments of the college are as follows : 

Garden View Resort Rimbick

Hotels in rimbick
Garden View Resort is a best hotel in Rimbick providing its service since 2005 ,its located in the beautifull foothills of sandakphu,We have variety of rooms and excellent facility to suit clients needs. Garden View Resort is located in peacefull environment towards famous destinations like Sandakphu , Phalut and Sabargram

Tour operators Darjeeling

KANCHANJUNGA EXPRESS TOURS & TRAVELS . is an established and one of the leading Inbound Tour Operator that can offer you the best rates and satisfy all your holiday needs professionally and efficiently. We specialize for group and individual holidays.

You can be rest assured that by choosing us as your local partner, you will be entrusting your holidays in to the best and most capable professional. Rely on our team which are having in-depth knowledge, long experience and prompt service to make your holiday an unforgettable one.KANCHANJUNGA EXPRESS TOURS & TRAVELS is proud of its reputation for friendly and reliable services with the personal touch and real sense hospitality.

Official Website of Darjeeling

Darjeeling has its own official website www.darjeeling.gov.in  where we can get all the relevant  information of Darjeeling like Election, New Recruitment in the area , Geographical information and many more.
The website is very informative and contains lots of information about Darjeeling ans its heritage.




Recruitment of various posts Darjeeling Area

Applications are invited from eligible Indian citizen having residence within the watershed area
or from nearby area for appointment to the following PURELY TEMPORARY posts to be filled up on contractual basis initially for one year at Watershed Development Team (WDT) under Integrated
watershed Management Programme (IWMP-9/2012-2013) at Darjeeling Pulbazar Development Block under Sadar Sub-Division, Darjeeling on the following terms and conditions:-
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