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Duration : 4 Nights / 5 days
Package Code : DORDP003
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Jaldapara National Park Overview
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.
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.
Samsing is a small hill village and tourist spot in the Kalimpong subdivision of Darjeeling.Beautiful landscape with green tea garden sceneries, hills and forests, which attract a lot of tourists. On a clear day, the snow-clad mountains of Bhutan are also visible from this place. It lies 18 km from the Neora Valley National Park.Its climate is noted for fog and cool breezes and a high rainfall. It has lots of beautiful picnic spots and tourist places. Some of them are Lali Guras, Rocky Island and Suntaley Khola. Neora Valley National Park is in a distance of an hour from here. Here you can find the fusion of hills, plains, rivers, forest, tea-garden and villages. In fact, it is a cute tea garden inhabited by lovely and helpful Nepali people.
Rajabhatkhawa And Buxa Tiger Reserve
Rajabhatkhawa is a small town situated just outside the Buxa Tiger Reserve in the Alipurduar district of West Bengal, India. It is known for its natural environment,and is surrounded by forest. All the permits for the entry to the Buxa Tiger reserve can be taken from here.The Buxa Tiger Reserve is a 760 sq km protracted inhabitant tiger reserve located inside the Buxa National Park(W.B.) located in the Buxa Hills of the southern hilly area of Bhutan. Animals found in the park include, the tiger, civet, elephant, gaur (Indian bison), Indian boar and red jungle fowl.The park holds maximum number of elephant, Indian bison, leopard, many species of deer and many smaller mammals, innumerable species of birds and reptiles. Buxa is rich with bio-diversity and has a great collection of rare orchids and medicinal plants. Because of inaccessible terrain, some parts of Buxa hills in the Sinchula range are still unexplored.
Day 01: ARRIVAL AT NJP RAILWAYS STATION / BAGDOGRA AIRPORT IXB AND TRANSFER TO LATAGURI/MURTI
After Arrival at Njp Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport over agent will meet and greet you and help you with boarding for Lataguri/Murti. The car would take you through the elephant corridor and dense parts of Baikunthpur Forest and cross River Teesta to halt at Gajoldoba Reservoir, where you would find migratory birds from Central Asia in winter. This reservoir watered by a barrage on River Teesta is a birdwatcher’s paradise and you can even take short boat trips to get close to the birds. Reach Lataguri / Murti by lunch time. (You can take Gorumara Forest jeep safari in the evening or the next day morning). Overnight at Lataguri / Murti.
Day 02:Lataguri / Murti sightseeing
After breakfast if you missed Gorumara Forest Safari, then take Gorumara Forest jeep safari this morning after that leave for Samsing. On the way sightseeing at Jhallong, Bindu, Rocky Island. Overnight at Samsing.
DAY 03:Transfer from Samsing to Jaldapara
Take a nature walk in the fringes of Neora Valley and enjoy a walk on the hanging bridge of Suntaleykhola. Leave Samsing and reach Jaldapara National Park via Nagrakata. Sightseeing at Totopara Tribal Village, South Khayerbari Animal Rehabilitation Center (You can take Jaldapara Forest jeep safari in the evening or the next day morning). Overnight at Salkumar / Natunpara or Madarihat.
Day 04:Transfer from Jaldapara to Rajabhatkhawa
After breakfast, if you missed You can also opt for Elephant Safari on availability. Sightseeing at Chilapata Forest and reach Rajabhatkhawa. Sightseeing at Sikiajhora. Overnight at Rajabhatkhawa.
Day 05: Rajabhatkhawa to New Jalpaiguri Station/Bagdogra Airport
After breakfast,check out of hotel and transfer from Rajabhatkhawa to New Jalpaiguri Station/Bagdogra Airport. Your trip end here.
Dooars tour comprises of travel through the rolling hill slopes, widespread lush green tea gardens separated by meandering silvery mountain streams, high Sal forests, small quiet ethnic villages, vast meadows with a blue outline of the great Himalayan ranges in the horizon, endless sky you are in Dooars. The entire tour of Dooars comprise of journey through the serene and enchanting forest of Jaldapara.Book Your Dooars Tour package now only through MaaShree tours and Travels
|Peak Season:||Apr - Jun, Sept - Jan|
|Off Season||Jul, Aug,Feb, Mar|
Lataguri/Murti - 1 Night
Samsing - 1 Night
Salkumar / Natunpara or Madarihat -1 Night
Rajabhatkhawa - 1 Night
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Gajoldoba Reservoir, Jhallong, Bindu, Rocky Island,Samsing
Chapramari Reserve Forest,Buxa Fort,Buxa Tiger Reserve
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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