Jayanti Tourist Lodge, situated midst the Jayanti Forest is a lodge maintained by West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (WBTDC). There are 9 rooms in Jayanti Tourist Lodge with 1 triple bed AC room and 8 AC double rooms. Enclosed by the emerald green forest of sal trees, Jayanti Tourist Lodge is the best place to stay while traveling in Jayanti. The WBTDC Forest Lodge of Jayanti is known for its astounding location and serene ambiance. Listen to the alluring chirping of exquisite birds while spending some lone time midst the nature in Jayanti Tourist Lodge.
Named after the meandering river stream, Jayanti Forest is one of the prime tourist destinations of Dooars. River Jayanti creates a natural border between Bhutan Hills and West Bengal Region. Blessed with rich flora and fauna, Jayanti Forest is located within the dense forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve. Jayanti Forest is a famous for its pictorial views and amazing trekking trails. Overlooking the daunting hills of Bhutan and shimmering river stream, Jayanti Forest for its enthralling beauty has been deemed as the “Queen of Dooars”.
As Jayanti Forest is dotted with astounding trails, going on a nature walk and trekking are the favored things to do while staying in Jayanti Tourist Lodge. These trails are also ideal for bird watching and butterflying in Jayanti.
Apart from adorning the nature tourist staying in Jayanti Tourist Lodge gets to visit many pictorial destinations.
Located deep within the verdant forest of Jayanti is Mahakal Cave. It is the most famous to place to visit while staying in Jayanti Tourist Lodge. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Mahakal Cave is a renowned pilgrimage centre of West Bengal. The beautiful stalagmites of Mahakal Cave have caught the attention of tourist from far and wide. Visitors can reach Mahakal Cave by trekking through the verdant forest of Jayanti.
Pokhari Hill is another famous sightseeing place of Jayanti. Located 4km from Jayanti Tourist Lodge, Pokhari Hill is renowned for its sacred lake sited atop the hill. According to local legend the lake of Pokhari Hill is blessed by the deities dwelling in the forest of Jayanti. Here visitors will find a large collection of Magur Fish and Turtle which are known to be decades old. In native language, the word “Pokhari” means “Lake”.
Buxa Fort situated 12km from Jayanti Tourist Lodge is a historical significant destination of Dooars. Built many centuries ago, Buxa Fort was infamous for being the most unbreachable prison of India after the Cellular Jail of Andaman. During Indian Revolution, many freedom fighters were held captive in Buxa Fort. Till date the ruins of Buxa Fort holds the nostalgic essence of past.
The closest railway station from Jayanti is in Alipurduar. The distance between Alipurduar Railway Station to Jayanti is 30km and the closest airport from Jayanti is Bagdogra Airport. The distance between Bagdogra to Jayanti is 198km. Visitors can easily hire taxi from the respective junctions to reach Jayanti Tourist Lodge.