Dooars Hill Station
Dooars is a scenic hill town located at a height range from 90 meters to 1750 meters in the midst of picturesque natural excellence loaded with stunning valleys, meandering rivers and streams, rolling hill slopes and beautiful tea plantations. The hill station of Dooars derived its name from the word ‘doors’ and forms an excursion getaways to Sikkim, North Bengal, Bhutan & the North-Eastern states. With eastern Himalayas as background, Dooars is highlight its scenic charm by sprawling meadows, cascading streams, Sal forests and calm and serene little hamlets.
Activities: White water rafting, Trekking, Jungle safaris, Bird Watching, Wildlife viewing, Fishing/Angling etc.
Best Places to Visit:
1. Gorumara National Park: Gorumara National Park is a medium sized national park surrounded by picturesque landscape and dense forests. It is situated on Murti and Jaldhaka rivers flood plain. The Gorumara National Park boasts wide variety of fauna and flora and among them the Asiatic one-horned rhino are popular one.
2. Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary: Spread over an area of 141 square kilometers and at a height of 61 meters, the Jaldpara Wildlife Sanctuary is a national park known for its vast population of Great Indian One Horned Rhinos. The Park is also home to some other wide varieties of flora and fauna.
3. Neora Valley National Park: Named after Neora River, the Neora Valley National Park is one of the richest biological regions found in the entire Northeast. Covering a total area of 88 square kilometers, the Neora Valley National Park was establish in 1986 and is home to Clouded Leopard, Red Panda, Himalayan Black Bear, Gaur, Goral and many more.
4. Buxa Tiger Reserve: Buxa Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve and was named after the famous Buxa Fort. The reserve is known for its highest density of Royal Bengal Tigers after Sunderban and is home to endangered wildlife and rich vegetation.
5. Alipurduar: Alipurduar is a small town from where the view of Bhutal Valley and Buxa Hills are just spell-bounded. The town serves as a gateway to Bhutan and other northeastern states. Alipurduar got its name after Hedayet Ali and is one of the most attractive tourist location in the region.
Some other great places to visit here are: Chapramari Wildlife Park, Suntalekhola, Samsing, Phuntsholing etc.
Best Season to Visit: October to May