West Bengal Tourism | Dooars Tour Package

The Ecological Tourism Capital State of West Bengal

Dooars Tour Package | About Dooars

Dooars Information and demography

Place :

Dooars, West Bengal

Altitude(avg) :

90 to 1,750 meter

Rainfall(avg) :

3,500 mm

Total Area:

3,50 Km

Temperature :

  • Summer: 31 °C
  • Winter: 21 °C

Significance :

Dooars,Alluvial floodplains in northeastern India

Best Season :

March-Early June,Mid Sept-December

Language :

Gorkha, Hindi, Bengali and English

Currency :

Indian Rupee()

Clothing :

  • Summer: Summer Wears
  • Winter : Heavy Woollens

Dooars Tourism | About Dooars

The Dooars or Duars is major tourism destination located in West Bengal.The tour package of Dooars comprises of Jaldapara, Alipurduar, Gorumara, Lataguri, Samsing, Jhalong, Coochbehar and many more.These close niche area comprises of various ecological forest which is rich biodiversity, forests, wild life and ethnic people and their culture.It is this area which bring nature close to man in West Bengal.The area is relatively unknown to outsiders is highly popular among Bengali tourists with Government of West Bengal serious commitment towards ecological tourism the area is continuously gaining popularity among domestic tourists as well as foreign tourism.About Dooars Dooars comprise of alluvial floodplains in northeastern India that lie south of the outer foothills of the Himalayas and north of the Brahmaputra River basin.Dooars is a area that is about 30 km (19 mi) wide and stretches over about 350 km (220 mi) from the Teesta River in West Bengal to the Dhanshiri River in Assam.The most notable forests of the area include Gorumara National Park Jaldapara Wild Life Sanctuary and Buxa Tiger Reserve. For years travellers and nature lovers have been exploring the area, though organized tourism set foot in Dooars only towards the end of 20th century. During the last two decades, tourism grew with leaps and bounds in Dooars.

Area of Dooars can be divided into Eastern, Central and Western Dooars.Western Dooars is most popular among tourists. The Gorumara forests and its surrounding area brings hordes of tourists every year. The surrounding area also offers a number of tourist destinations such as Samsing Bindu, Jhalong, Chapramari and others. A tour to Eastern Dooars can be easily combined with parts of Kalimpong especially Lava Lolegaon, Rishop.

In Central Dooars,the main tourist attraction is the Jaldapara forests. This is also one of the oldest tourist destination of the area. The Holong bungalow inside the forest has seen many a tourists including VIP’s staying there. Chilapata, the adjacent forest of Jaldapara, has gained prominence in the recent past. The entry point to Bhutan through Phuentsholing is also in this area.

In Eastern Dooars the most popular destination is the Buxa forests. The forests of Buxa is by far the largest in Dooars. Tourists may visit a number of destinations within Buxa such as Raimatang, Buxa Fort, Jayanti, Lepchakha and others. Coochbehar, the erstwhile kingdom of the Cooch dynasty also falls in the area.

The Dooars or Duars are the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India around Bhutan. Duar means 'door' and the region forms the gateway to Bhutan from India. There are 18 passages or gateways through which the Bhutanese people can communicate with the people living in the plains. This region is divided by the Sankosh River into the Eastern and the Western Dooars. The Western Dooars is known as the Bengal Dooars and the Eastern Dooars as the Assam Dooars. Dooars is synonymous with the term Terai used in Nepal and northern India and form the only nitrate rich plain in India.

The Dooars region politically constitutes the plains of Darjeeling Himalayas, the whole of Jalpaiguri district and Alipurduar district. The altitude of Dooars area ranges from 90 to 1,750 m. Innumerable streams and rivers flow through these fertile plains from the mountains of Bhutan. The major river is the Teesta besides many others like the Jaldhaka, Murti, Torsa, Sankosh, Dyna, Karatoya, Raidak, and Kaljani rivers, among others. Monsoon generally starts from the middle of May and continues till the end of September. Winters are cold with foggy mornings and nights. Summer is mild and constitutes a very short period of the year. Dooars is the ideal place in Bengal for monsoon traveling.

West Bengal Tourism | How to reach Dooars

Reaching Dooars By road

Dooars can be reached by the tourist on Boarding bus or hiring private cab. Cabs are ready available from either Njp Railway station or Bagdogra Airport for hire at private basis.Shared cab service for Dooars are extremely hard to find so tourist are advised to make prior booking arrangement before arrival in Bagdogra airport or Njp Railway Station.

Reaching Dooars By Train

There are very few trains that can directly reach you to Dooars from other places in India. One such popular train is Kanchankanya Express that leaves daily from Kolkata (Sealdah station). It departs from Kolkata at night around 10:30pm and reaches New Mal Junction (i.e. Malbazar) next morning around 9:20am via NJP. The train however continues through places like Hasimara up to Alipur Duar.

Reaching Dooars By Air

The nearest airport to Dooars is at Bagdogra (IXB). Flights from different places of India land at Bagdogra airport. Once you reach Bagdogra airport, you need to take a reserved pre-paid taxi from the pre-paid taxi counter located at the arrival area. You can get taxis here for both Gorumara National Park (i.e. Murti, Lataguri etc) as well as Jaldapara.

Dooars Tourism | Historical facts about Dooars

The Dooars belonged to the Kamata Kingdom under the Koch dynasty; and taking advantage of the weakness of the Koch kingdom in subsequent times, Bhutan took possession of the Dooars. This region was controlled by the kingdom of Bhutan when the British annexed it in 1865 after the Bhutan War under the command of Captain Hedayat Ali.

The area was divided into two parts: the eastern part was merged with Goalpara district in Assam and the western part was turned into a new district named Western Dooars. Again in the year 1869, the name was changed to Jalpaiguri District. After the end of the British rule in India in 1947, the Dooars acceded into the dominion of India and it merged with the Union of India shortly afterwards in 1949.

Dooars Tourism | Food Culture of Dooars

The land of culture, arts and literature is also a haunt for foodies and people who relish the art of cooking. The cuisine is rich, in flavour, in color and in the culture and heritage that it represents and food is a way of life in Bengal.

Bengalis are almost always foodies and the most passionate about Bengali food.Bengal cuisine is one of the finest blends of non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes.Bengal is known as the land of 'Maach aar Bhaat’ which means ‘fish and rice'.The main and almost essential elements of the food here are fish, lentils and rice, while, the food gets it flavors from the 5 main spices- Cumin, Nigella, Fenugreek, Aniseed and Mustard seed. The dishes are generally prepared in mustard oil. Sukto, Ambole, Pitha, Chingri macher Malai curry, Maccher Jhol, Begun bhaja (fried eggplant) are the delicacies that almost offer a definition to the cuisine here. Sweet is another indispensable part of Bengali food and the sweets of the state are famous across the country. The sweets of Bengal are generally made of sweetened cottage cheese (chhena). Roshogolla,shondesh, Laddu, Rasmalai, Pantua, Chomchom are Bengali relishes, enjoyed all over India.

Dooars Tourism | Language and Culture of Dooars

The main language spoken in Dooars is Hindi for mutual conversation.The Other main languages for conversing with tourists are Nepali,Bengali, English, Tamang, Limbu, Lepcha, Bengali and Kirat.Hinduism is the main prominent religion followed in Regional population but Buddhism, Christianity and Islam is also equally treated.The tribal communities of Raj Bangshi, Mech, Rava, Toto, Limboo, Lepcha and the Bengali and Nepali community populate the region and provide a rich flavor to the rich cultural diversity of Dooars.

Dooars Tourism | Local festivals, art and culture of Dooars

Local festivals of Dooars celebrated with great fervor, joy and bliss are Durga Puja,Christmas, Diwali, Dusshera and Losar.

MaaShree Holidays

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Places to visit in and around Dooars,West Bengal

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Dooars Tourism | Top Places Visit In Dooars

Gorumara National Park, Gorumara West Bengal

Gorumara National Park, Lataguri West Bengal

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About Gorumara National Park

Gorumara is the major ecological tourist destination of West Bengal.Gorumara was a reserve forest since 1895.In year 1949 it was declared a Wildlife Sanctuary, on account of its breeding population of Indian rhinoceros. It was declared an Indian National Park on 31 January 1994.Originally Gorumara was a reserved area of only 7 Km2 which was extended to 80 Km2 by incorporating neighborhood area at the time of declaration of National Park.There is no history of human habitation in the park. The park forest bungalow dates back to the British Raj era, and contains a well-maintained log book from its inception, which makes for interesting reading. However Gorumara is encircled by many ethnic villages. More than 10,000 resident forest villagers derive their income from sources including employment in forest department activities, ecotourism, etc.

Chukchuki Watch Tower, Gorumara,West Bengal

Chukchuki Watch Tower, Gorumara West Bengal

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About Chukchuki Watch Tower

Chukchuki Watch Tower is located at the extreme border of Gorumara National park is a paradise for avid bird lovers and ornithologists.It is the perfect vantage point for viewing and photographing the hundreds of birds habitats that Gorumara National Park is known for.

Tourists visiting Gorumara are taken to the watchtower for bird watching either on elephant back or by a car. It is a bird watcher’s paradise where one can spot local as well as migratory birds. The watchtower is situated towards the end of the park and provides perfect view of the birds. It is one among many other watchtowers in the park from where visitors can spot different animals like rhinos for which the park is famous.

Gorumara Jungle Safari,Gorumara West Bengal

Gorumara Jungle Safari

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About Gorumara Jungle Safari

Inside Gorumara National park,avid tourists can have the tour of the national park by either Elephant Ride or on jeep provide by the local administration. For elephant ride advance booking should be done before hand.

tourists go inside the forests for jungle safari. Sighting of wildlife is quite common. Elephants, Rhinos, Indian Bison (Gaur), Peacock, Deer are the most common sightings. The forest safari is organized in special vehicles meant for the purpose. You must book your forest safari from the forest department and take an authorized guide along while visiting the watchtowers. Trespassing is illegal and can be dangerous as well.

Rocky Island , Samsing West Bengal

Rocky Island , Samsing West Bengal

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Rocky Island

Rocky Island is a relatively new tourist destination in Dooars. Situated on the banks of the River Murti it is about 2 km from Samsing and is a popular camping site.In spite of having only basic amnesty for tourist destination ,Rocky Island is gaining popularity and influx of tourism activities.Accommodation is arranged in small Tents for overnight visitors. The campsite provides an excellent opportunity to explore the interior parts of Neora Valley National sanctuary. This place is best suited for adventurous activities like trekking, rock climbing and rappelling.

he river is quite narrow here and flows playfully amongst the boulders. You can spend some time there dipping our feet in the cold water of the river. You can stay at the Rocky Island Nature Resort which is located on the banks of Murti River. You will be provided tents for overnight stay to enjoy the beautiful and mysterious atmosphere of the region. If you wish to see the lifestyle of the local people, then Faribasti homestay will be the best option for you. Experience their hospitality and also their love for nature.

BINDU / JHALONG / JALDHAKA, Dooars West Bengal

Bindu / Jhalong / Jaldhaka

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Bindu/ Jhalong / Jaldhaka

A small picturesque hill village on the Indo-Bhutan border Bindu is a little known tourist destination in lower Kalimpong foothills. The journey to Bindu via Chalsa-Khunia-Jhalong is a fascinating one as the road passes through the beautiful tea gardens, high forests, river valleys and small quiet villages.

Jhalong is a small village situated on the banks of river Jaldhaka, near India-Bhutan border in the Kalimpong subdivision of Darjeeling district in West Bengal. Bird lovers can enjoy a varied collection of hill Birds includes Kingfisher, Brown Dipper, Redstart, Laughing Thrush as well as migratory waterfowl here. Jhalong is very populous among adventure enthusiasts and those who are interested in nature vacations. Jhalong is situated on the foothills of the Himalayas and there are numerous activities that visitor can engage in. It is popular tourist destination just 12 km ahead of Bindu renowned for its Hydroelectric Project. There is a beautiful forest bungalow in Jhalong beside the Jaldhaka River.

Jaldhaka is a charming landscape with nature at her mystic best. At 1500 ft above sea level Jaldhaka river valley is a prospective tourist destination of Dooars. The river valley is located under Kalimpong sub-division and is cut off from the rest of the Darjeeling district by a mountain ridge descending south-east from Reche-la of Neora Valley National Park and is separated from Bhutan by the Jaldhaka River. The more important villages of Jaldhaka valley and its surrounding area includes Jhalong, Bindu, Paren, Gairibans, Godak, Todey, Tangta, Rongo, Maurey etc. Some of these villages such as Rongo forest, Todey Tangta etc. are not exactly on the Jaldhaka valley but on the nearby hills, but together they form part of the same tourist circuit.

Jaldapara, West Bengal


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The river Torsha flows through this rain forest sanctuary and have an area of 141 sq km and altitude of 61 m Jaldapara, the vast grassland with patches of riverine forests was declared a sanctuary in 1941 for protection of the great variety flora and fauna, particularly the one-horned rhinoceros, an animal threatened with extinction. The Jaldapara Sanctuary covers 216 sq km, is a mosaic of woods, grasslands, perennial streams, sandy river banks and extensive belts of tall grass. It contains a great diversity of flora and fauna of mixed deciduous forest, grasslands and river banks. The Malangi River also flows nearby from east to west. Drained by rivers Torsa, Malangi, Hollong, Chirakhawa, Kalijhora, Sissamara, Bhaluka and Buri Torsa, the Sanctuary provides extensive grassland which is last refuge to a wide variety of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds.

Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Jaldapara1 West Bengal

Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

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Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

Jaldapara National Park is a national park situated at the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in Alipurduar District of northern West Bengal and on the banks of the Torsa River. Jaldapara is situated at an altitude of 61 m and is spread across 216.51 km2 (83.59 sq mi) of vast grassland with patches of riverine forests.It has the largest population of the Indian one horned rhinoceros in the state, an animal threatened with extinction,and is a Habitat management area. The nearby Chilapata Forests is an elephant corridor between Jaldapara and the Buxa Tiger Reserve Near by is the Gorumara National Park, known for its population of Indian rhinoceros.

Chapramari Forest, Gorumara West Bengal

Chapramari Forest

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Chapramari Forest

Chapramari is a wildlife Sanctuary situated in the western Dooars area. This forest reserve is a extension of well known Gorumara National Park and located just adjacent to Gorumara National park. The two are divided by the Murti River. The North East side of the river is Chapramari Wild Life Sanctuary whereas the South West side is known as Gorumara national park.

A large variety of flora and fauna are found present in the forests. Chapramari is known for its elephant population. Gaur (commonly known as Indian bison) are not uncommon in the Chapramari region. Rhinoceros, Deer, boars, and leopards are also found there.However like Gorumara Royal Bengal Tiger are not found here. The place is popular with bird watchers, with parakeets, kingfishers, and green pigeons found in abundance.In 2009, a marauding leopard was captured in Dooars and released into Chapramari.

Chapramari is a forest in Dooars area of North Bengal. The forest is a continuation of the Gorumara forests. The two forests are separated by the Murti river which passes through the otherwise continuous forest. Whereas Gorumara is a National Park, Chapramari is only is a wildlife sanctuary only. For most tourists the distinction between Chapramari and Gorumara is only theoretical as they may stay in a resort close to Gorumara but visit Chapramari for sightseeing tours or vice versa. As in case of other forests of Dooars, wildlife sighting remains the main attraction for most tourists visiting Chapramari. There are a number of forest safaris available that take tourists inside the forest. Sighting of Elephant, Spotted Dear, Barking Dear, Rhino and Gaur (Indian Bison) is the most common. The area close to Murti River is also quite popular as picnic spot for the locals. It provides a breathtaking view of forests against the backdrop of the Kanchanjungha and other Himalayan peaks. A huge variety of flora and fauna covers the forests. Chapramari is famous for its elephant population. It is the home to diverse avifauna and mammals like Elephant, Gaur, Leopard etc.

Chilapata Forest,Jaldapara West Bengal

Chilapata Forest

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About Chilapata Forest

The Chilapata Forest is a dense forest near Jaldapara National Park in Dooars, Alipurduar district, West Bengal, India. It is about 20 km from Alipurduar, and just a few minutes away from Hasimara town. Until recently, the area was known for dacoity (banditry), but it is now safe for tourists. The chief attraction at Chilapata is the “Nalraja Garh” or the fort of the Nal kings. The fort was built during the Gupta period in the fifth century, although the fort itself is in ruins now, it has tremendous archeological importance and reminds one of the golden age in the history of India. Among the wildlife, one horned rhinos, large number of elephants, bison, deer, and leopard, lesser cats, cheetah, sambar, barking deer, wild boar etc. are available here. Chilapata forest near Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS) is the main corridor between the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) and Jaldapara WLS for the Elephants.

Buxa Fort, Alipurduar, West Bengal

Buxa Fort

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About Buxa Fort

The Buxa Fort has quite a vibrant history that its known by. Built centuries ago, the Buxa Fort came under the British India after the 2nd Dooars War (1865) between the Bhutan and the British.The Buxa Fort has a disputed beginning because there is no conformation on who exactly made it. The thinking doing the rounds is that it was either made by the Kings of Bhutan or the Kings of Cooch Behar. Initially Buxa Fort was erected by bamboo and wood, which was converted to a stone structure by the Britishers when they took over the fort from the Bhutan Kings after defeating them.British transformed the fort into a prison. S

Bhutan Ghat,Alipurduar West Bengal

Bhutan Ghat

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About Bhutan Ghat

Bhutan Ghat is small village located 45Kms from Alipurduar, West Bengal.Bhutanghat derives its name due to its proximity to Bhutan. Situated in a mountainous terrain, flanked by hills covered with luxurious green forests Bhutanghat has gained its prominence in the tourism field for being a scenically blessed hamlet. Many tourist have been bewitched by the mesmerizing scenic beauty making Bhutanghat a must visit destination while traveling in Dooars region.

Known for its scenic beauty it is ideal for leisure holiday and angling. Strategically located near the border with Bhutan the region is blessed by the swift flowing River Raidak. There is a beautiful forest bungalow built in 1904 close to the River bank and is best to stay is during monsoon or just after the rains. It is located in a mountainous terrain, flanked by hills covered with luxurious green forests.Raimatang is a small river in Western Buxa area in the Dooars area of West Bengal. There is a small village inside the forest known as Raimatang village. The village has gained prominence in tourism in the recent past. Raimatang is a forest village. Tourists have to travel through the river bed to reach here. The forest surrounding the village is famous for Elephants among other wildlife. During the harvesting season, almost every night elephants come to the village at night. Tourist facilities are still quite basic. There are home stay type accommodations in the village.

Jayanti River, Alipurduar West Bengal

Jayanti River

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About Jayanti River

Jayanti is a small forest village within Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district of West Bengal, India. It is located along the Jayanti River, forming a natural border with the Bhutan hills. It is popular with hikers for its beautiful views of the surrounding landscape and wild fountains. The 13 km trek from Buxaduar to Jayanti is especially popular, passing through the dense forest of the Buxa Tiger Reserve.Jayanti also features a stalactite cave known as the Mahakal cave.

Jayanti is one of the most memorable destinations in Dooars, often termed as the “Queen of Dooars” this heavily forested area is close to the famous Buxa Tiger Reserve. Although the jayanti river is mostly dry throughout the year, it shores of white pebbles add to the eternal beauty of the place. A picturesque spot along the meandering Jayanti River forming a natural border with beautiful Bhutan Hills Jayanti is a place to stretch your legs as the cool breeze brushes away all the exhaustions. Jayanti river is as ideal place to relax and rejuvenate in the midst of nature. This is one of the best off-beat destination is fast becoming popular as an eco-tourism hotspot, this picturesque place provides a perfect setting for a memorable tour

Batabari, Jalpaiguri West Bengal


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About Batabari

Batabari is a small village located 53 km north of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.Village gained its name from World renowned popular Batabari Tea Estate is is present in the same area. The main attractions of this place are Landscapes and Tea gardens.Batabari is a ecological tourism space where tourist can take pleasure of nature and serenity.While in Batabari do watch orange orchards, water rafting in the Teesta river, views of the Bengal plains from Phuntsholing in Bhutan, temples, monasteries and nearby villages are worthy of discovery. There are good accommodation facilities in Batabari.

Chalsa, Jalpaiguri West Bengal


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About Chalsa

Chalsa, a small town situated on the foothills of the Himalayas in Dooars lies in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. It is a small town that is surrounded all around by hills, tea gardens, rivers, and forests.Chalsa has gained in prominence as a tourist destination due to its proximity to the Gorumara National Park and Chapramari forests. There are private accommodations available near Chalsa from where you can visit the Gorumara National Park. Murti river, a popular tourist destination near Gorumara is just 8 kms away. Another forest near Chalsa is the Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, Khunia crossing, the major junction at Chapramari is just 8 kms from Chalsa.Chalsa can be your base for visit to other tourist destinations such as Bindu – Jhalong - Paren - Jaldhaka area on the banks of river Jaldhaka can be reached in less than an hours drive as the distance is about 32 kms from here.The place is also famous for the many tea gardens surrounding it. Apart from the Chalsa Tea garden, you can also take a stroll in the beautiful Aibheel tea garden and Sathkaya Tea Garden.

Murti River, Jalpaiguri West Bengal

Murti River

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About Murti River

Murti is the name of a river flowing down from the Neora Valley National Park. Murti as a place is situated besides the same river between the Chapramari forest and Gorumara National Park. Murti is famous in Dooars for its mesmerizing scenic beauty. You can visit the interior of Gorumara Park while staying at Murti. On the other side of river at a short walking distance is Panjhora River of Dooars. During winter season the river banks of Murti and Panjhora becomes a favored picnicking site in Dooars. Murti situated in the woodlands of Dooars region is an extremely beautiful place. The shimmering stream of Murti River makes this place even more attractive for the tourists traveling in Dooars region. The scenic landscape of Murti has made it one of the must visit tourist places in North Bengal.

Teesta Barrage,Doani West Bengal

Teesta Barrage

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About Teesta Barrage

Gajoldoba is a small village in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal It is a picturesque tourist destination on the Teesta Barrage fully surrounded by Baikunthapur Forest. Gajoldoba is a picturesque tourist destination on the Teesta Barrage, Jalpaiguri District adjacent to the Baikunthapur Forest. On the way you can visit Baikunthapur Palace & Gate, Devi Chowdhuranis Temple at Jalpaiguri Town, Tea Garden, Bhabani Pathaks’ Temple at Shikarpur Tea Estate, Bodaganj Forest, Bhramoridevis Temple at Bodaganj (21Km. from Jalpaiguri) and Teesta Barrage at Gajoldoba (Bird watching at Gajoldoba). Kathambari Fores

Khairbari, Dhupguri West Bengal


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About Khairbari

Khairbari , a small town located in the Alipurduar District South Khayerbari is the safe haven for all rescued animals in or around Dooars Region. South Khayerbari an animal rescue centre for the animals rescued from the circus after the ban of use of animals for the entertainment purpose. It also act like an rehabilitation centre for all the animal since they cannot guard themselves after being tamed for so long, in South Khayerbari those animals are helped to settle and readjust in their new home

A place amidst the nature for the once free willed animals which were forcefully tamed for the mere entertainment purpose, South Khayerbari is the safe haven for rescued animal and it’s a place where you can observe this royal animal and learn more about their natural habitat whilst basking in the beauty of mother nature or just spending you time with your loved ones in the bank of River Buri Torsa.

Rajabhatkhawa , Alipurduar West Bengal


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About Rajabhatkhawa

Rajabhatkhawa in Dooars is the gateway to Buxa Tiger Reserve Forest. Rajabhatkhawa is located just 17 kms away from Alipurduar. Rajabhatkhawa is a small hamlet surrounding by lush green forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve with a distant view of the blue hills on it’s northern horizon. Nature’s gifts are abundant and it makes Rajabhatkhawa an ideal place for nature lovers. Rajabhatkhawa provides the much needed peace of mind and makes fresh from the hectic urban life.

Rajabhatkhawa is also a favourite place for wild life lovers. As the part of Buxa Tiger Reserve forest, Rajabhatkhawa offers the view of variety of wild animals like elephant, bison, deer, leopard ect. A watchtower deep inside of the jungle offers a good chance to get glimpses of wild life. Rajabhatkhawa is also a major attraction for the bird watchers. There are number of bird species along with migratory species are seen here. Forktails, Goosanders, Ibis Bill are few among them.

There are number of trekking routes which pass through Buxa forest originates from Rajabhatkhawa. Tourists entering in Buxa Tiger Reserve Forest must obtain the necessary permit from Rajabhatkhawa forest check post.Rajabhatkhawa has a small but beautiful railway station where only passenger trains halt and a local market where tourists can explore.