The renowned monastery holds a massive 110 feet tall Stupa which was constructed by Tibetan Lama- Kalu Rinpoche, even as Tibetan monks were settling down in the region during their exile. It is also known as the Tashi Homang Stupa. This Buddhist shrine houses around 5 Buddhist relics and is a place of meditation and prayer. There is a popular and ancient belief surrounding the monastery that it is guarded by the hills surrounding it.Considering its religious significance, it is a must see among the ‘Places to visit in Siliguri’. The monastery which is located 127 meters above sea level, attracts thousands of visitors each year who come to view the Stupa and the monastery. The tranquillity of the monastery which has an Indo-Tibetan style of architecture and its scenic surroundings make it an ideal spot for soul seekers and tourists.Location: It is located 6 km from the main city on the outskirts.Timing: During the day. Open from 6 am to 6 pm.
Savin Kingdom is a castle themed amusement park among the Siliguri tourist place and is spread over 10 acres. It consists of a dry park section - Savin Kingdom that has a plethora of thrill rides like Break Dance, Paratrooper, Monorail, Swing Chair, Fume ride, Go Cart and Dashing cars. Traditional entertainment and cultural indulgences like henna painting, magicians and fortune tellers give the place a real fiesta feel.The Savin’s Plaza consists of a large entertainment mall with a food court that boast of having international food brands and an array of restaurants featuring vegetarian, multi-cuisine, Bengali restaurants, a banquet area, a bar facility with hookah, a resort retreat and a multiplex. Tourists can also choose from a variety of rides at the Savin Water park including the multilane, rain dance, tunnel rides, PlayStation for kids and the Wave pool.Location: Darjeeling More, Dagapur, Siliguri.Timings:-Water Park – 10:30 am to 6:30 pm,-Amusement Park- 11:30 am to 7.30 pm.Price:-Amusement Park Adult Entry Rs 60/ Weekend – Rs 70,-Amusement Park Child Entry Rs 50/ Weekend – Rs 60,-Water Park on weekends & holidays – Child Entry (upto 3 ft) is Rs 260.-Water Park on weekends & holidays for Adult Entry is Rs 350.Best Time to Visit:The Park is open throughout the year.
The Bengal Safari park located inside the forest area of the Mahananda Wildlife Safari Sanctuary and is among the first animal safari parks of Bengal. Spread over 297 hectares and a diverse flora and fauna, the park which is lush with Sal trees offers wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers a plethora of thrilling sightings including seeing the Sal in its natural habitat and sighting of wildlife like the Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, bears, sambar deer, fowl, sloth bear, Himalayan black bear, Leopard, Gaur, Civets, wild boars, rhinoceros and the spotted deer.Visitors can choose from a plethora of Safari experiences including Tiger Safari, grand safari, herbivore & Tiger safari and elephant riding safari. Among other attractions, visitors can also check out the crocodile pond, souvenir shop, a nature interpretation centre, medicinal plant garden, a Bonsai garden and an aviary at the park.Location: It is located 8 kms from Siliguri.Timing: Park is open from 9:15 am to 5 pm.Price (including Entry):-Tiger Safari- Adult & Child above 5 yrs Rs 50,-Combo I Safari – Rs 100,-Grand Safari- Rs 200,-Elephant riding – Rs 300.Best time to visit: May, June & August.