A recommended agency with a strong environmental and community-development focus, including voluntourism. It has connections with dozens of homestays and lodges around the West Bengal hills, many of them well off th…
Tourist information office with some helpful staff speaking good English. Can book accommodation at government tourist lodges around West Bengal, including at Jaldapara National Park.
Issues permits for Sikkim on the spot, as does a branch at Bagdogra airport (open 10am to 4pm daily). Bring copies of your passport, visa and one passport-sized photo.
Exchanges cash Western currencies and (at poor rates) Nepali rupees. It's on Hill Cart Rd's eastern side lane, opposite the Central Bus Terminus.
Siliguri's main public hospital, with emergency and outpatient services.