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Duration : 3 Nights / 4 days
Package Code : DORDP001
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The Jaldapara National Park is situated at the foothill of Eastern Himalayas on the bank of river Torsa in West Bengal. The vast grassland with patches of riverine forests, was declared a sanctuary in 1943 for protection of the great variety of flora and fauna. Principle among them is the Asiatic one horned Rhino. In 2012 the status of the forest was upgraded to a National Park. The forest here is a mixture of a mosaic of woods, grassland, swamps and streams. The forest covers an area of 216.51 sq km.sDrained by rivers Torsa, Malangi, Hollong, Chirakhawa, Kalijhora, Sissamara, Bhaluka and Buri Torsa, the National Park provides extensive grassland which is refuge to a wide variety of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds. Madarihat town is the main town near the forest.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 the last refuge to a wide variety of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds.
Chalsa is a small city in Jalpaiguri district, surrounded by hills, canvas like tea gardens, mighty rivers and dense forests, which is located on the foothill of the great Himalayas in Dooars region of West Bengal, India.This small town is surrounded by hills, tea gardens, rivers and forests.This small city is surrounded by two famous forests - Gorumara National Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. Both forests are famous for its wildlife animals, especially for elephants, one-horned rhinoceros and gaurs (Indian bison). For its beauty, it was known as "Queen of Duars" in British India. One part of the town is surrounded by Gorumara National Park and other part with Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. Nearby forests are residence of a good collection of elephants and rhinos. It is situated on the way towards Birpara or Alipurduar from Siliguri via Malbazar. It takes around 1.5 hours from Siliguri both on road and railways. It is 60 km from Bagdogra airport.
Lataguri is the base for your tour to Gorumara National Park. Tourism around Gorumara started in Lataguri and its surrounding area although today large number of tourist accommodation has come up all around the forest including in Murti, Ramsai and other area.Even today most tourists prefer to stay around Lataguri. There is a Nature Interpretation center at Lataguri which issues ticket for day visitors inside forest, known as forest safari. Cultural programs such as tribal dance etc. Are organized at the center in the evening.
Day 01: ARRIVAL AT NJP / IXB AND TRANSFER TO JALDAPARA
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport / NJP / New Mal Junction, you will be greeted by our Driver, and transfer you to resort in Jaldapara.After lunch take a short trip to Khoirbari leopard rescue and rehab centre. Night stay at Jaldapara resort.
Day 02:ELEPHANT SAFARI AND TRANSFER TO LATAGURI
Elephant safari from Holong to Jaldapara National Park, you will see roaming rhino, tiger, leopard, bison, deer, birds and reptiles. After safari back to resort then checkout and transfer to Lataguri resort.Afternoon get to Jeep Safari in Gorumara National Park, Neora forest. Night stay at resort.
DAY 03:EXCURSION AND WATCH TOWER VISIT in Jaldapara
Having early morning breakfast visit Murti river bed, then make short trip to Samsing, Jhalong, Bindu hilly backards of Darjeeling. Lunch at road side dhaba, return and reach to Medhla watch tower gate by afternoon for wildlife viewing.After watch tower tour back to resort and night stay in Lataguri.
Day 04:Lataguri to Njp Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport
After breakfast start from Gangtok to NJP Railway Station/Bagdogra airport. Your trip end here.
::::::: Stay Plan ::::::
Chalsa/Lataguri- 2 Night
Jaldapara - 1 Night
Jaldapara Wild Life Sanctuary
Lataguri / Chalsa
Samsing, Suntalekhola & Murti River side
Pre-planned itineraries with fixed transport (departure / return), stay & sightseeing, with changes allowed as per requirement.
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