Bagdogra is located in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, the foothills of the Himalayas. The district is famous for its beautiful hill stations and the famous Darjeeling tea.
Darjeeling, the city nearest to Bagdogra, is world-renowned as a tourist destination. The resort city boasts of more than 70 tea plantations, and tours are available for tourists who want to know more about how tea is harvested, sorted and prepared for export globally. Other activities for intrepid adventurers include trekking, mountaineering, and white-water rafting.
Because of its strategic location, the Bagdogra airport is a major stop in the region with flights connecting Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Guwahati.