Kurseong is a slope station and sub-divisional town in the Darjeeling area of the Indian territory of West Bengal. Situated at an elevation of 1,458 meters 4,783 ft, Kurseong is 32 kilometers 20 mi from Darjeeling and has a charming atmosphere consistently. Kurseong is 47 kilometers 29 mi from Siliguri and is associated with the city by street and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The closest airplane terminal is at Bagdogra and the closest significant railroad station is New Jalpaiguri NJP, which is around 53 kilometers 33 mi from the town.
The economy depends basically on training and tourism. The first occupants were the Lepcha individuals, who named their home "Kurseong", in light of the fact that each spring it was alive and brilliant with Kurson-Rip orchids. In the remote past, Kurseong was a piece of the Kingdom of Sikkim, even before the British came to India. In any case, in around 1780 the Nepalese vanquished and added Kurseong and its encompassing territories. At that point came the Gurkha War, which the Nepalese lost. The 1817 Treaty of Titalia reestablished Kurseong to Sikkim.