Dooars Tourism

Dooars means door and is considered to be the door to Bhutan and neighboring states of India. Valley of foothills consists of a stretch of forests crossed by various rivers like Torsha, Teesta, Jaldhaka, Raidak, Kalchini and its tributaries. The valley is known for its wildlife sanctuaries like Buxa tiger Project, Jaldapara, Gorumara, Neora valley, Chilapata, and Chapramari. Alipurduar in Dooars is a house or junction of Dooars activity. Rajabhatkhawa is 15kms, Chilapata is nearly 20kms, Jayanti is 30kms, Buxa is 33kms, Cooch Behar is 40kms and Bhutanghat is 45kms from Alipurduar. Bhutan, Kalimpong and Neora valley are few places around Dooars that grabs the interest of tourists.

Jungle safari is always an amazing part of Dooars Tourism. Safari inside the Gorumara national park which is famous for one-horned Indian rhino also consists of dense evergreen forest and the scenic view of Murti Valley. Chapramari forests another attraction of Dooars that consists of a magnificent view of a small pond where elephants and Indian Bisons drink water.

Some other interesting places for tours around Dooars are Jhalong and Bindu Tour where Jhalong is small village known for its beautiful valleys beside Jaldhaka River that also flows through Bindu which is again a small village of Dooars at Indo Bhutan border, altogether known as Jaldhaka Hydral Project.

The place of Rocky Island is surrounded by hills from where Murti River flows through is an ideal place for adventure like rock climbing, trekking, and rappelling including tented accommodation and river bath.

Suntalekhola and Samsingare two lovely places in Dooars situated just 35-40km away from Chalsa though it can be covered by staying at Lataguri. Khayerbari Tiger at forest or an animal rescue centre situated just 15kms away from Jaldapara where a number of leopards or Royal Bengal Tigers draws the attention of maximum tourists from any parts of the world. Dooars on the west to river Sankosh on the east, over a span of 130 by 40km that forms a major part of Jalpaiguri district where a vast layer of dense forests with unending tea gardens, rivers, wildlife completes the whole Dooars.