Dooars

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Dooars, the foothills of the eastern Himalayas form the gateway to Bhutan from India. The region features dense forests, emerald green tea gardens, and meandering river streams like Teesta. It is an ideal spot where nature has kept its door open for its visitors. This region, rich in its biodiversity has plentiful reasons to be among the most popular tourist destinations. The deep jungle safari, Elephant safari, Gorumara national park, the surreal beauty of nature, and many more features allure tourists worldwide.  Dooars provides a home to five major national parks and sanctuaries each having its unique backdrop. We provide pocket-friendly tour packages to Dooars. Come and embark on your desired destination with us.

How to Reach

By Flight

Bagdogra Airport is the nearest airport which is located 83 km away from Dooars. You can easily find a taxi to reach Dooars from the airport.

By Train

Dhupguri railway station, located 26 km away is the closest station to the place. Many trains take you directly to Dooars via NJP.

By Road

Dooars can be reached by taxi or bus as all major junctions are well connected by roads. You can take a bus from Siliguri at the PC Mittal bus stand and change over to another bus from Tenzing Norgay Central Bus Terminal, Siliguri.

Best Time to Visit

The most favorable time to visit Dooars is between September and May. However, you can visit the forest during the winter as well.

Summer

Summer in Dooars begins in March and lasts till the end of June. The moderate temperature ranges between 21 -31 degree Celsius.

Monsoon

The monsoon starts in Dooars in July and lasts till the end of September. Dooars receives rainfall between 36 cm to 47 cm. The forest remains closed during the monsoon period.

Winter

Winters begin in Dooars from October and continue till February. The temperature at this period ranges from 23 Degrees Celsius to 10 Degrees Celsius.

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Stunning Places to Visit in Dooars


Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

Spread across the vast grassland with patches of riverine forests, the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at an elevation of 61m. The park is home to the one-horned rhinoceros, an animal once threatened with extinction. It is also one of the few places in India where the Bengal Florican is sighted. Apart from these, other animals also dwell in this wilderness.

Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary
Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary

Characterized by tropical deciduous forests, this park is in the Dooars Region of the Jalpaiguri district. More than three hundred species of birds can be detected at Gorumara National Park such as scarlet minivet, Indian hornbill, woodpeckers, peafowls, pheasants, endangered Brahminy Duck, and many more. A few species of poisonous snakes, like Paithon and King Cobra, can also be found here. This place is surrounded by green vistas to soothe your eyes.

Buxa Tiger Reserve
Buxa Tiger Reserve

Established in 1983, the Buxa Tiger Reserve is set up at the North- Eastern corner of West Bengal. Its name is derived from the historic Buxa Fort, sited amidst the dense forest. It's a must-visit tourist spot as it has an amazing collection of orchids and medicinal plants.

Chukchuki Bird Tower
Chukchuki Bird Tower

Also known as Chukchuki bird watching point, this place is ideal for ornithologists, photographers, and bird lovers. It is a bird’s paradise where local and migratory birds can be spotted. The tower is located towards the end of the park, from where you can get a perfect view.

Rocky Island
Rocky Island

Rocky Island is a popular camping site about 2 km from Samsing and situated on the banks of the River Murti. It is a growing tourist destination in Dooars. You can spend some leisure time dipping your feet in the cold water while enjoying the view of the surrounding forest. Sherpagaon, Bhalukope, Jhandidara, and Mo-Chuk are the spots for trekking. You can also enjoy other activities like rock climbing & rappelling.

Chapramari Forest
Chapramari Forest

A continuation of Gorumara Forest, separated by river Murti, Chapramari Forest is a sightseeing spot. Numerous safaris that take tourists to dense jungles are available. You can spot a diverse variety of flora and fauna. The forest is also home to elephants and other mammals like leopards, gaur. Enjoy the breathtaking view of forests with the backdrop of Himalayan peaks.

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