Tucked into the mighty Himalayan foothills, Dooars is one of the major attractions in North Bengal, especially for its wildlife grandeur. The territory spreads over 350 km from river Teesta in West Bengal to Assam’s Dhansiri River. These alluvial floodplains form a gateway between Bhutan and the hill stations of North Bengal.
A roadway trip to alluvial floodplains is an incredible experience for a nature lover. For bird watchers, this destination is impeccable at the same time. Booking an all-inclusive Dooars Lataguri Resort gives you a wholesome trip experience. Jungle resorts are available at cost-effective rates. Get accommodation in a prime location to make the most of your venture.
Approaching this destination is no hassle. Take a train to NJP/New Jalpaiguri Railway Station. Now, hire a private or shared taxi to reach this wildlife destination, including a distance of about 1 hr 4 minutes. Witness the sightseeing offered by the region during your roadway travel.
Bagdogra Airport is nearest to Dooars, taking a distance of about 157 km by road. Take a taxicab outside the airport. Best to pre-book a taxi or get transport assistance from a travel agency. This amazing place takes you through the luxuriant greenery. Go for a prime location hotel so that your travel remains relaxing and exciting.
Know some of the best places to explore in Dooars:
- Gorumara National Park, in the year 1992, was declared the National Park. This mid-sized grassland is where dwell various wildlife creatures. The population of One-horned Indian Rhinos has always been the main attraction here. There’re several animals residing here, such as Asian elephants, barking deer, leopards, sloth bears, Sambar deer, gaur, Chital, hog deer, wild boars, etc.
Various submontane forest birds reside in this National Park, such as Sunbird, Scarlet Minivet, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Great Indian Hornbill, Spangled Drongo, woodpeckers, peafowls.
Jatraprasad Watchtower is the oldest watchtower in this National Park. It offers a beautiful view of wildlife. Rhino Observation Point provides great sights of One-horned Indian Rhinos residing in Gorumara National Park. Avail of extensive tour guidance from your guide in order to enjoy your journey to the fullest.
- Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, the continuation of Gorumara National Park, is another incredible destination here in Dooars. Nestled on the northern side of the National Park, Chapramari includes wildlife creatures like Indian Bison, deer, leopard, wild boar, Asian elephants, Himalayan Langoor, leopards. You may even spot one-horned Indian rhinoceros in the Chapramari region.
If you’re a bird watcher, Chapramari brings you absolute delight. The region of Chapramari is home to Hill Mayna, Green Magpie, White-breasted Kingfisher, Thrush, Green Pigeon, Roller, Indian Treepie, Bee-eater, adjutant stork Stork, Scarlet Minivet, Large Grey, headed Fishing Eagles. Enjoy jeep, and elephant safari and relish Dooars wildlife to the hilt.
Among bird birds, you can spot Hill Mayna, Green Pigeon, Thrush, Green Magpie, White-breasted Kingfisher, Adjacent Stork, Roller, Indian Treepie, Scarlet Minivet, Large Grey, headed Fishing Eagles, Bee-eater. Take a watchtower tour, jeep, and elephant safari and relish Dooars wildlife to the utmost.
Indulge in the further excellent sites here, including Chilapata Forest, Buxa Tiger Reserve, Jaldapara National Park, river Murti, Rover’s Point, Jayanti, Buxa Fort, Bindu, and Mahakal Cave. Find a jungle resort to turn your holiday stay in Dooars wonderous.