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Dooars has ample to offer, one can run wild in the various Sanctuaries, National Parks & Tiger Reserves

The vast texture of massive trees sheltering varieties of orchids and wild animals are tempting. It is a paradise for lovers of nature, adventurer, academicians, birder, angler and tourist. One can come across various form of wildlife like Elephant, Clouded Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Gaur, Pangolin, and Python. The whole stretch of Dooars / Duars area is full of wildlife yet the hub of all activities start from Lataguri. Our resort in the heart of Lataguri opens up a plethora of options.

Chapramari forests

Chapramari is very close to our resort in the foothills of Eastern Himalayas. It is situated near the national highway number 31. One can enjoy the serenity of the region. Birds are in plenty and birding is a common sport here. Visit to the greenery in the midst of forests, rivers and wildlife will definitely instill inspiration. Khunia beat is famous for Bison and Elephant herds. A watch tower view is always a sight of elephants, wild boars, birds, peacocks, bisons and many others.

Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri bears its significance in the international context for providing shelter and protection to various species of wildlife. Jalpaiguri there are very old temples like the Jalpeshwar and Jatileshwar. The temple of Shiva established in the year 1665 by the Cooch king Prannarayan is the attraction.

Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri bears its significance in the international context for providing shelter and protection to various species of wildlife. Jalpaiguri there are very old temples like the Jalpeshwar and Jatileshwar. The temple of Shiva established in the year 1665 by the Cooch king Prannarayan is the attraction.

Bhramridevi Mandir

Away from the haphazardly burgeoning town center, this temple is situated beside the Teesta river, near the forest of Baikunthapur. It is popular, as the villagers claimed that Devi Sati's leg fell on this spot.

SunteleKhola

a travel destination for all tourists located along River Suntala is just at the foot hills, is a picturesque place, a gift of God. Chalsa is a land of lush green tea gardens & greenery on your back from Chalsa a glimpse of a Cheetah or a Herd of Elephants is not very unusual.

Jhalung

within Kalimpong forest Division is a green valley bordering the territory of Bhutan. River Jaldhaka amid is itself a glamour of its own. Jaldhaka Hydel Project on river Jaldhaka is a site of attraction for all of us. Bindu is the last road head end is another site, the place where Neora Valley National Parks begins.

Murti

This stretch is adjacent to the river Murti. This region is close to our resort. It is nearly around 8 kilometers away from Chalsa and nearly 60 kilometers away from Jalpaiguri. It is known rather famous for its scenic beauty. This place is located in between Gorumara and Chapramari.

Gorumara National Park

This forested area is known as the Gorumara National Park. Very close to our resort a bit away from the National highway number 31 is the national park. It is 15 kilometers from Lataguri, 10 kilometers from Chalsa and 52 kilometers from Jalpaiguri. It is primarily known for the breeding of the rare one - horned rhinoceros. On a safari one can spot the Elephant, mighty bison, leopard, spotted deer, sambar, hog deer, reptiles, huge wild tuskers, wild boars, peacocks

Jayanti

It is nearly 75 kilometers from Madarihat and Buxa Duar is nearly 10 kilometers from Jayanti. It is a beautiful setting on the bank of river Jayanti with an excellent view of the hills of Bhutan. One can enjoy viewing the flora and fauna of the region, visit Pukhri Pahar, trek to Mahakal cove, trek or drive to Buxa Duar or even visit Bhutan Ghat. Close to Alipurduar this is one of the main attractions of tourist.

Alipurduar

Other than Buxa Tiger reserve, Jayanti, Cooch Behar and Rasikbeel there are quite a few places of tourist attraction from Alipurduar. Like Nilpara is 27 kilometers away, Chilabata is 20 kilometers and Kodalbasti is 22 kilometers away, Raimatang is 45 kilometers from Alipurduar. Alipurduar is also a great center for activities. There is a nature interpretation center nearby. Bhutan is couple of hour’s journey from this town.

Buxa Duar

This is one of the most diversified reserves of the area. It is also known as Phipsu on the other side of Bhutan. There is a fort at an altitude of nearly 850 meters on the Sinchula Range. It has one of the routes into Bhutan. It houses a fort built during the British period as the detention camp for freedom fighters during British rule. It is nearly 60 kilometers from Madarihat.

Toto Para

This is a setting in the Dooars with one of the oldest tribe of the region. Toto Para is nearly 30 kilometers from Madarihat. It is a small village on the banks of the Torsha near Bhutan border is the only habitation now of the Dooars aboriginals – the Totos. Their number has dwindled to less than a hundred now. A tea garden near Banarhat also bears the name Toto Para, probably a survival from days when Toto settlements were more numerous.

Cooch Behar

One of the historic cities of north east India. The palace of the King a few temples, Rasikbeel, etc. Ruins of the desolate fort named Nalrajar Garh dating to the Gupta Age (4th to 6th century A.D.) in the Chilapata Forest is worth a visit, the dense forest of Chilapata itself is refreshing. To name a few places to visit are Baradebi Bari, Brahmo Mandir, Dangar Ayee Temple, Siddheswari Kali Bari in Coochbehar. Other places of religious tour are Kamteswari Temple in Gosanimari, Madan Mohan Temple in Mathabhanga town, Siddhanath Siva Temple in Dhaluabari, Dham Temple Madhupur, Baneswar Siva Temple in Baneswar and Ardhanariswar Temple are worth a visit. One day excursion from our resort is pleasant and comforting.



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