DOOARS Tour Packages Includes
It is nearly 8,000 Sq.Km. The area including Terrain and Long Terrain of the Region and is basins of famous rivers like ‘TEESTA’, ‘TORSA’, ‘JALDHAKA’, ‘MAHANANDA’.
The other rivers of Dooars are, Raidak, Sankosh, Diana, Jainty, Malangi, kalchini, etc
GARUMARA – A NATIONAL PARK
The left bank of descending ‘Teesta’ accessible from ‘Sivok’ crossing ‘Coronation Bridge’ and taking a turn in the right on Car by NH-31. Nearest Rail Station-New Mal Jn. And also approachable from the opposite side via Railway Station Mainaguri. It can be approached through ‘Gajol Doba’ via Canal Road.
JALDAPARA – A WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Right Bank of descending ‘Torsa’ accessible from New Jalpaiguri on NH-31
‘JAINTY’-‘BUXA’ – REMOTE JUNGLE
Right bank descending river’ Jainty’, accessible from ‘Raja-Bhat-Khawa’ Rail Station or ‘Alipurduar’ Junction Railway Station. Famous Elephant Corridor and spot to watch giant Lizard”, ‘King Cobra.’
‘HALLONG’ – ELEGANT ACCOMMODATION IN FOREST
The right bank of ‘Torsa’, remote. Accessible from ‘Madarihat’ (NH-31) through Forest Gate against ‘Govt. Entry Fee’ and ‘registered guide’. Famous’ Elephant Ride Spot’. Elephant Ride Ticket is issued against ‘Identity Proof’ the day before from Madarihat/Jaldapara Forest Office. Famous for watching Wildlife at ‘Salt Lick’ at night from Halong Bungalow. It’s a forest mainly of ‘Indian Mapple,’ ‘Khair’, and ‘Chalta- Apple of all Elephants.’
‘CHILAPATA’-EXTREMELY DENSE FOREST – ON LEFT BANK OF TORSA RIVER
Accessible from Jaldapara/Malangi/Raja-Bhat-Khawa. Chilapata Safari is under the control of Govt. Permit, Gypsi, and Guide are available at the nearest Forest Office against the necessary charge.
‘BORDABRI’-LOCATION OF ‘MALANGI FOREST LODGE’
On the bank of little ‘Malangi River,’ another ‘ANOTHER ELEPHANT RIDE SPOT’ of Govt., Controlled and maintained from ‘Malangi Forest Lodge.’ Nearest Railway Station, ‘Hasimara.’ It is on the other side of ‘Hasimara Air Base’.
Malangi Forest is famous for Birds, Monkeys, and Rhinos. ‘Neelkantha’ bird is regularly seen at Malangi Garden.
‘RASIKBIL’-A BIRD SANCTUARY’
Approachable from Raja-Bhat-Kahawa. Season- December to February.
It is also accessible via Tufangunj (famous for ‘Green Chilli Harvesting’) from Alipurduar, but the road condition is not that good. There is one forest Lodge. Adjacent Forest Park is well maintained and a good spot for photography.
BANESWAR-MADAN MOHAN AND COOCHBIHAR PALACE
The palace itself will satisfy a great for such a tour to Coochbihar. The palace is legendary. Remains closed on Fridays. Tickets are issued up to 1600 hrs, at the entrance gate. There is Light and Sound show against the notification.
‘JHALONG & BINDU’- ON THE FOOTHILL OF BHUTAN NEAR JALDHAKA HIDEL PROJECT
It is accessible from Lataguri (Garumara) via ‘Khunia More’ (on NH-31) through ‘Chapramari Forest’ (famous for Elephant and Rhino), remote and fierce.
Nice journey through Samsing/Meteli Tea Garden from Lataguri and is famous for Hills and Hilly River.
Left of NH-31, accessible from Murti/Lataguri.
It is in the same array with ‘Kalimpong’ famous for ‘Kanchenjungha’ view and Orchid.
The canopy walk is another thrill there. The road condition from Lava to Lulagaon is not good. Otherwise, the trip from Lataguri to Lava via Chalsa (NH-31) is memorable.
‘CHARKHOLE’- KANCHENJUNGHA VIEW POINT’
The road through village and borders will never say a happy journey, but once you reach it is simply a Heaven at the foot of Kanchenjungha without barrier except for treacherous cloud in front. Accessible from Lataguri, Siliguri, New Mal Jn. and Chalsa.
‘CHAPRAMARI’- A FOREST RESORT WITHOUT ELECTRICITY
An amazing watchtower for wildlife watching. For birds-early morning and foe animals-afternoon.
Controlled by Govt. against fees. Permit, vehicle, and guide are available from Chalsa Forest Office (right of NH-31)
‘DHUPJHORA’-MURTI RIVER AND ‘BANANI’ Government forest lodge
It is on the bank of river Murti, accessible from New Mal Jn. Station and Chalsa. Left of NH-31.
‘GARUMARA WATCH TOWERS’ MEDLA, CHUKCHUKI, JATRAPRASAD, CHAPRAMARI
All are controlled by Govt. and tickets are available from the nearest Forest Offices against charges for entry, vehicle, and guide.