Dooars, Jaldapara, Buxa & Chalsa 4 Nights 5 Days
The Dooars or Duars are the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India around Bhutan. Duar means ‘door’ and the region forms the gateway to Bhutan from India. There are 18 passages or gateways through which the Bhutanese people can communicate with the people living in the plains. This region is divided by the Sankosh River into the Eastern and the Western Dooars. The Western Dooars is known as the Bengal Dooars and the Eastern Dooars as the Assam Dooars. Dooars is synonymous with the term Terai used in Nepal and northern India and form the only nitrate rich plain in India.
Day – 1: Arrival and Transfer to Jaldapara Via Sevoke:
You will be received by representative at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) – Drive to Madarihat hours via Sevoke Coronation Bridge / Sevoke Kali Mandir. One can stop at Coronation Bridge for photography and scenic beauty. The drive is nearly 4 – 4 ½ over a distance of approximately 155 km Via Malbazaar & Chalsa. Lunch on the way in Dhaba or on reaching the Resort at Jaldapara near Jaldapara National Park. It ensures a pleasant climate round the year so it isn’t a problem even if you’ve set your visit any time of the year. (The forest Safari closes on June 15 and reopens on September 15 each year hence Safari / Elephant ride not possible during the period). Khayerbari, Phuentshillong are some of the tourist spot nearby. Evening free. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara.
Day – 2: Safari and Elephant Ride & Phuentshillong:
Early morning drive to Hollong for thrilling Elephant Safari (your cost) is organized in the early morning from Hollong. It offers the exquisite beauty of the vast grassland of Jaldapara. One can sight Indian rhinos, bison, deer and Asiatic elephants. Back to resort for breakfast. Post Lunch one can visit Phuentshillong (Bhutan Border). The frontier town in southern Bhutan nearly. Phuentshillong or Phuentshillong is the administrative seat of the Chukha district; a thriving commercial centre, it is home to a potpourri of ethnic groups intermingling at the point where the countries Bhutan and India meet. Temple called Zangtho PelriLhakhang, Monastery Kharbandi Goemba, Crocodile breeding centre and the local market is the places of interest. – Back to resort. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara.
Day – 3: Transfer to Lataguri (Gorumara National Park):
Early morning breakfast – Check out from Jaldapara. Drive to Lataguri; 75 km, 2 hours. Check into the Resort and have lunch or one can have lunch outside rich tropical forests, innumerable hill streams cutting across the green carpet, undulating plains makes this a tourist hotspot. Visit to some offbeat place in the lap of Himalaya with wildlife or afternoon (2 PM – 5 PM), go for jungle Jeep Safari and a few Watch Tower with Buffalo Cart ride (your cost) if tickets are available. In the late evening campfire & tribal dance at the resort can be arranged (Optional extra charge basis). Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Latagturi.
Day – 4: Local Sight Seeing to Jhalong, Bindu, Samsing, Suntaleykhola:
Early morning Breakfast. Visit to Murti, Jhalong, Bindu, Samsing, Sunthalekhola, Rocky Island in the lap of Himalaya. The area is known for its diversified flora and fauna. Jhalong is on the bank of the river Jaldhakaon the Indo-Bhutan border in the foothills of the Himalayas, on the way to Bindu. Major attraction is scenic beauty, birds and the Water body. Bindu is the last village of West Bengal before one enters Bhutan on the bank of river Jaladhaka a natural physical boundary separating West Bengal and Bhutan. The place is also known for Ginger & cardamom plantations. Lunch en-route. In the late evening one can stroll around the market area. Guest are advised not to stroll away from the crowd towards the forest. Back to resort. Cultural Show can be arranged at Supplement cost. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Lataguri.
(Alternatively): Early morning after breakfast, proceed to visit & see Cooch Behar (Palace /Raj Bari), Murti (River Camp), Jayanti (Buxa Tiger Reserve), Buxaduar & Rajabhatkhawa(Eco Tourism Centre), Jeep Safari (your cost) through diversified flora and fauna of Buxa Tiger reserve and Pukhri Pahar can be undertaken. Two small one day treks for the adventurous one in Mahakal Cave and Buxaduar (12 km through forest) are optional and can be organized. River Camp in Tents in Murti(with night Stay)can also be arranged if booked early. Back to resort. Night stay in Hotel / Resortat Lataguri.
Day – 5: Departure transfer to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP):
Early Morning enjoy Jungle Safari (Its depends on Ticket availability) and back to Hotel/Resort. After breakfast Check Out Time 11 AM. Next one has to drive to Siliguri (or any local Railway Station of your choice on the way to Bagdogra Airport / NJP via Teesta Bridge, Gajoldoba and Boikathapur forest. It is an approximately 60-70km drive and is nearly 1½-2hrs. One can also have some refreshment if time permits the traffic will be more hence one has to start early. Reach Bagdogra Airport / NJP. Tour ends…….
Keep customer in the center of our deliberations, decisions and debates to champion their interest.