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Things to Do in Kishanganj

Kishanganj has unique identity of being a gateway to perfect tourist spots of India from the nearby Darjeeling Hills to Northeastern regions. It has the identity of being a gateway city of region's plains in Indian map's chicken neck before Queen of Hills, Darjeeling area starts. What literally makes this place worth exploring is the pleasant surprise it offers to the tourists. Enchanting beauty is noticeable and so are adventure activities which leave greater impact. This district welcomes all guests with its ancient temple, a lake and beautiful nature parks besides tea gardens that have turned this place into an exceptionally peculiar location to explore.

Things to do in Kishanganj

Kishanganj has emerged into fascinating place in this region where visitors come for relaxation purpose or to involve into rejuvenation in serene and cool atmosphere in nature’s lap. Nature lovers, pilgrims and other visitors or explorers enjoy Kishanganj visits for quality time. They involve in several things to spend best time of their life here:

Great Fun to Watch Birds at Kachuudah Lake

Interesting Activities in KishanganjSituated in border block Thakurganj of Kishanganj District which shares border with neighboring country of Nepal, Kachuudah Lake is a great place for the bird lovers to enjoy nature while watching them. Rare birds keep flocking at this place throughout the year to make it their homes. You can definitely spend weekend in this district for once-in-a-lifetime experience before moving towards hills nearby. You can also enjoy great fun time exploring lake as if it is your stay in the nature’s lap. One can witness countless migratory birds arriving in this lake at special months during the year and so do they make it their temporary homes.

How to Reach Kachuudah Lake ?

Distance between Kachuudah Lake and district headquarters Kishanganj is approximately 40 km and can be reached by intercity buses. Thakurganj is connected to Kishanganj, Purnea and Katihar cities by railways in less than 150 km range. Siliguri city of West Bengal is located at the distance of 40 kilometers so are close Bahadurganj city at a distance of less than 50 kilometers.

Recommended For: Bird Watchers & Nature Lovers
Timings: Visit in the wee hours to watch birds and avoid late evening. Visit any day during the week
Address: In the outskirts of Thakurganj city bordering neighboring Nepal

Spend Quality Time in Tea Gardens of Belwa in Kishanganj

With declaration of areas of Purnea Administrative Division of Bihar suitable for tea plantation in 1991 most suitable place chosen for that was Belwa in Kishanganj District. It came into limelight with the start of plantation. Although a non-traditional tea growing area in India but Belwa’s tea gardens have literally brought this region into national limelight. With presence of tea gardens here, Kishanganj became a distinct place in the state as its only tea planting district where large chunk of tourists flock every day.

How to Reach Belwa Tea Garden ?

Located in Belwa region, tea gardens are at a distance of approximately 10 kilometers from district administrative headquarters, Kishanganj city. Acres of lush green gardens make you feel rejuvenated on the Kishanganj—Thakurganj Road nearby district headquarters.

Eco Tourism in Kishnaganj

Recommended For:
Explorers, Photo Fanatics and Nature Lovers
Timings: Open for all days of the week from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Address: Located at a distance of 10 kilometers from district headquarters at Kishanganj—Thakurganj Road

Enjoy Shopping in Kishanganj Market

Shoppers can literally have exciting moments to shop variety of items in main market in Kishanganj city to buy stylish clothes, shoes or variety of items sold for adults and children shoppers. In case your tour coincides to the occasion while historic annual Khagada Mela is organized then you definitely have great fun involving into various entertainment activities. Of equal value are special markets and shops opened on such occasions where you can buy local handicraft stuffs which depict the local culture and tradition.

Travelling in Kishanganj

Recommended For:
Both Shopaholics & Tourists
Timings: All days of the week from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM except weekly close on Sunday
Address: Kishanganj Main Market, Gandhi Chowk, Kishanganj

Explore Rich History of Kishanganj

Built during the period of Mughal Rule in India, ruins of Kishanganj Fort still exists in the outskirts of district headquarters. It was built by the Nawab rulers of this region who administered this place then named Nepalgarh upon capturing from Nepal. Its name was changed to Alamganj which became Kishanganj thereafter. Dilapidated condition of this fort seeks immediate attention of authorities to preserve history of this region.

Recommended For: Explorers, Researchers and History Lovers
Timings: All days of the week from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Address: Near Khagada, Kishangnaj

Tour and Travel in Kishanganj

Although in dilapidated conditions now the ruins of erstwhile Churli Estate is located in Thakurganj block outskirts which share border with the neighboring country, Nepal. Churli Estate describes the great past of this region through this ruined Haveli that brings into fore leaflets of history. This Haveli was once under the control of British rulers of India.

Timings: All days of the week - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address: Nearby Khakurganj city of Kishanganj District.

Plan Great Evenings at Nehru Shanti Park

Barely one kilometer from the Kishanganj Railway Station, the botanical garden of Kishanganj city is named after first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. It is here that good collection of flowers is seen. Visitors are also impressed through over-viewing the huge Buddha statue in the middle of this park which has literally turned this area into a pilgrim center. Evenings become highly exciting when you spend good time inside this park.

Travelling in Kishanganj

Recommended For: Nature Lovers and Children
Timings: All days of the week - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Address: Near Caltex Chowk, Kishanganj City

City cum district Kishanganj is a major attraction in Bihar where visitors shop and explore its different tourist destinations. Plan a themed tour to explore this area and make your vacation enjoyable and memorable for lifetime.

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