Major Places of Interest in Dooars

Dooars :
The dooars valley stretching from river teesta on the west to river sankosh on the east,over a span of 130km by 40km, forms a major part of Jalpaiguri district. Derieved from the word ‘doors’ (doors to bhutan ),this region also forms a gayewayto the hill stations of north Bengal, Sikkim, Bhutan & the north eastern states. The dense natural forests interwoven with lush green tea gardens are crisscrossed by Teesta. Raidhak, Toorsha, Jaldhaka, kaljani and other rivers & theirinnumerable tributaries trotting and rolling down from yhe hills.The entire region is served with a network of motorable roads running through the deep forests and tera gardens. WILDLIFE SANCTUARIESJaldapara wildlife sanctuary situated in Alipurduar sub-division of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal is about 124kms from Siliguri.
 
Gorumara National Park :
Gorumara National park is located in the Dooars region of Jalpaiguri district. Situated on the bank of Murti River the National Park has a large variety of flora and fauna. The grassland of Garumara is famous for Asiatic one-horned rhino. The watchtower beside the Forest Rest House gives a panoramic view of the entire park and the Murti Valley. tiger-hill.jpg Today, it has the largest population of Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros in the state, an animal threatened with extinction, and is a Habitat management area (Category IV). The near by Chilapata Forests is a elephant corridor between Jaldapara and the Buxa Tiger Reserve Also close by is the Gorumara National Park, known for its population of Indian Rhinoceros.
 
Madarihat (Jaldapara) :
30 km from Jaldapara, a small village on the banks of River Torsha bordering Bhutan is the only habitation of Toto, a primitive tribe in Dooars.This place is famous for elephant safari. This is a most wonderful adventure.The elephant ride is the best possible way to explore the sanctuary with the rare sight of Indian rhinos and Asiatic elephants. Madarihat is the nearest railway station which is only 7km from the sanctuary and all the passenger trains stops here.Jaldapara tourist lodge is in a walk able distance from this railway station. All the mail and express trains stop at birpara/hasimara railway stations.
 
Chapramari Forest :
Chapramari forests nearly 80 kilometers from Siliguri. A visit to the greenery of the nature and resting a few days and nights in the midst of forests, rivers and wildlife will definitely instill new life and inspiration to all. Rare one horned rhinoceros, herd of bison, leopard, spotted deer, sambar, hog deer, reptiles, huge wild tuskers, wild boars and the rarest variety of animals and birds including plenty of peacocks can be spotted here. Elephant, Indian Bison and deer can be spotted easily as they regularly come to the salt reservoir just below the tower. Elephant ride and jeep safari is two of the most exciting features of this region. Stay at Malbazar, Jaldapara, Chalsa, Murti, Hollong, Madarihat, Gorumara, Samsing can be arranged by us.
 
Jaldhaka :
Jaldhaka is 99 Km away from Siliguri and 1500 feet from sea leavel. It is under Kalimpong sub-division. Jaldhaka river separated valley from Bhutan. The drive to Jaldhaka is enchanting. All around is the Chapramari Forest so deep and green, it radiates a fairytalelike energy. It is impossible to take your eyes off the forest. The beautiful forest road makes its way through a little village called Sipchu, with little huts on stilts, some spice and jackfruit plantations and another tiny little village by a dancing hill river. Little pink, blue, green and yellow cottages dot the roadside and hill slopes. All of them have vibrant flower gardens. Prayer flags blow in the wind, wildflowers grow on the hill slopes, the river rushes below. There’s no big market, no concrete buildings, no hooting cars. Jaldhaka is a hill traveller’s idyll.