West Bengal, in the eastern region of India is bordered by Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh as well as other Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. West Bengal is known for its rich cultural heritage, the state capital Kolkata often referred to as the "cultural capital of India". West Bengal is an incredibly diverse state, stretching from the Himalayan peaks in the North through plateaus, plains and tropical savannah, to mangrove forests and the Bay of Bengal in the far South. Edge of India homestays and activities are located in the tropical Western-most district of Purulia. Click on the map to discover more.