The forested areas of Northern West Bengal present a
plethora of Wildlife.
This mixed dry deciduous forest land dotted with grasslands, harbors the
largest diversity of mega fauna in West Bengal.
A large range of foothill forest in North Bengal is called
Dooars. Once the whole area was under the reign of Koch Raj. A visit to this
area may bring visitors to be in touch with the combination of the solidified
history and nature. Tea Gardens, alpine landscape, transparent river, National
Parks and the Wildlife Sanctuary creates a paradise. Beautiful motorable roads
cut through deep forests, rich with wildlife. Mauve hills stand at the end of
velvet green plains. The forests echo with the melody of birds. In between,
there are fabulous wildlife sanctuaries with picture-postcard, log cabin
lodges and valleys carpeted with tea gardens.
Where to visit :-
The ruins of forts at Nalrajar Garh and Buxa
temple and Totopara, the habitat of the rare Toto tribes.
Dooars are the real treasures of Wildlife.
Travel Information :-
The most convenient entry point to Dooars is through
Siliguri by road. Regular bus connections between Siliguri and most important
spots in the Dooars. Also broadgauge rail connection between New Jalpaiguri
and Mal, Madarihat, Nilpara, Jainti, Mainaguri, Dhupguri and Falakata.
Metregauge rail connection between Siliguri and most spots.