Kurseong is a hill station and sub-divisional town in the Darjeeling district under the Indian state of West Bengal. Located at an elevation of over 4880 feet, and 32 km from Darjeeling, Kurseong enjoys a pleasant and cool climate all round the year.
A snow covered little town in the lap of the Himalayas, like a picture postcard on the backdrop of the majestic mountains. Kurseong is one of the most popular tourist spots in the north-eastern part of the country.
While the name of the place means ‘Land of White Orchids’, you can be rest assured that your eyes can spot many more colours of orchids along with other things. With its picture perfect landscape, curved roads lined with pine trees, waterfalls, Buddhist Gumfas, Hindu temples and snowy mountains, Kurseong is an ideal tourist spot. Lush greenery amid tea plantations in the back drop of snow clad mountains, travellers can experience the beautiful sun set with rich hue of colours in the sky. British remnants in the form of churches and schools with a peaceful ambience complemented with natural charm are the main attractions of spending a quiet and enjoying holiday at Kurseong.