Dooars tour including Raimatang, Sikiajhora, South Khayerbari.

Tour ID - NBTHP0018

Destination: Dooars

Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days

Theme : Offbeat Fun

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Dooars also spelt as Duars is the treasure house of offbeat destinations which are hidden amidst the luxuriant forest. In our 6 Days Dooars Tour Package we will take you to an adventurous journey to unveil the breathtaking beauty of the offbeat destinations of Dooars. The first stop in your journey is Raimatang, a quaint forest village of Dooars. Next you will proceed to Sikiajhora for the astounding boat safari amidst the dense forest of Buxa. From Sikiajhora you will go to South Khayerbari the safe haven of rescued felines in Dooars. Next we will take you to Samsing, a scenically blessed hamlet of Dooars. The unique location of Samsing makes it an ideal place to stay, to visit most of the offbeat destinations of Dooars like Rocky Island and Sunthalekhola. From Samsing we will drive you towards the less trodden destinations located along the Indo-Bhutan border.
All the destinations and activities in your 5 Nights 6 Days Dooars Tour Package are handpicked by our expert team to give the most authentic experience of living in the suburb area of Dooars within 4nights.
Dooars Tour- tentative Pickup and Drop Points - Bagdogra Airport, New Jalpaiguri Rly Station Jalpaiguri Road Rly Station, Mynaguri Rly Station, New Mal Rly Station, Hasimara Rly Station, Alipurduar Rly Station, Siliguri Tenzing Norgay Bus terminus, P C Mittal Bus terminus.

Our official will be there at NJP/Bagdogra to receive you. Then they will arrange your transfer to your Jungle resort at Raimatang. It will take around 3 and half hours to cover 153 km distance. The Govt. Forest Bungalow is a nature resort. Raimatang is a quaint forest village situated along the banks of river Raimatang. Enclosed by dense forest of Buxa, hills of Bhutan and meandering river streams, Raimatang is known for its scenic beauty and tranquil ambiance. The road leading to Raimatang is full of pictorial view of lush green tea gardens and subtropical forest. Check into your resort and freshen up. You are free for the rest of the day to take to a tour around the village or just adorn the beauty of Buxa Tiger Reserve from the Watchtower of Raimatang. Overnight stay in Raimatang.
Dooars Tour Special Tips - about Raimatang: The name Raimatang is derived from a Nepali sentence "Rai-Mia-Tung". That means Rai (A Nepali surname) people used to live here. From Raimatang there are few trek routes through forest to Santarabari via Adma, Lamna Jhora, Chunabhati, Buxa village.

Checkout from your resort after an early morning breakfast and proceed to your next destination Sikiajhora Nature Resort. Located 35km away it is a 1hr drive from Raimatang to reach Sikiajhora. Flowing gently through the dense forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve Sikiajhora is a quaint river stream of Dooars. Sikiajhora is famous for its boat safari. The Nature resort of Sikiajhora is a government forest bungalow. After reaching Sikiajhora check into your resort and freshen up. After lunch, be ready for the boat safari in Sikiajhora. The Boat Safari in Sikiajhora is the best way to voyage upon the less trodden destinations of Buxa forest which cannot be travelled on foot. Listen to the sound of gurgling river streams and chirping of exquisite birds and if you are lucky you might even spot leopards and herd of Wild Elephants drinking water at the river bank of Sikiajhora along with other wild animals like wild boars, bison, barking Deers and numerous birds. After completing the 4km long boat ride on Sikiajhora, you will be taken to the Watchtower of Sikiajhora. For here you can catch the amazing view of emerald green forest of Buxa being enclosed by the shimmering river stream and daunting hills of Bhutan. After the thrilling ride, return to your resort and rest for the evening. Overnight stay in Sikiajhora.
Dooars Tour Special Tips - about Sikiajhora: Sikiajhora is newly developed tourism destination at the side of Buxa Tiger reserve.

After breakfast, checkout from your resort and proceed to your cottage in South Khayerbari. With an approx distance of 60km the overall drive towards South Khayerbari from Raimatang is of 2hr. The rescue centre South Khayerbari is home for the felines banned from the circus. South Khayerbari also known as Leopard and Royal Bengal Tiger Rescue Centre and is also a rehabilitation centre for the rescued animals. The Cottages in South Khayerbari are maintained by the Forest Officials. After checking into the resort, freshen up and take a tour of this unique nature park in the battery operated cars. Observe leopards and tigers in their semi natural habitat. Being situated along the banks of River Torsha, you can also go for boating in South Khayerbari. Overnight stay in South Khayerbari.
Dooars Tour Special Tips - about Khayerbari: The rescue centre is named South Khayerbari. But the funniest thing is that there are 3 villages nearby named Uttor (North), Purba (East) and Paschim (West) Khayerbari but no village with the name of Dakshin (South) Khayerbari exists.

After an early morning breakfast, checkout from your resort and proceed to your Nature Resort in Samsing. It is an overall journey of 2-2½hr with an approx distance of 92 km. Enclosed by lush tea garden Samsing is one of the favored offbeat destinations of Dooars. The nature resort of Samsing is maintained by the Government Officials. Check into your resort and freshen up. In the noon after lunch we will take you to Sunthalekhola. Located at a distance of 5km from Samsing, Sunthalekhola is another offbeat destination of Dooars. It is famous for being the base for exploring Neora Valley National Park. The forest surrounding Sunthalekhola is dotted with many amazing trails which are also ideal for bird watching. After relishing the beauty of mixed deciduous forest of Sunthalekhola we will take you to the adventurer's hub of Dooars, Rocky Island. Situated in the midst of River Murti, Rocky Island is an island made with the formation of huge rocks. Here in Rocky Island you can test your rock climbing skill or simply enjoy the cool water of River Murti. Return to your resort and you are free for rest of the evening. Overnight stay in Samsing.
Dooars Tour Special Tips - about Rocky Island: At the meeting point of Sikkim, West Bengal and Bhutan from Rechela Danda, at approximate 11000 ft altitude a stream name Asley Jhora appears. Till Rocky Island the stream now more enriched with other source of waters is still known as Asley Jhora. After hitting plain land in Rocky Island it becomes Murti River. It flows through the heart of Gorumara National Park and terminates at Diana River.

After an early morning breakfast checkout from the resort and proceed to your resort in Jaldhaka. With an approx distance of 25 km it is overall 1hr journey towards Jhalong from Samsing. Situated along the foothills of Bhutan hills, Jaldhaka is pictorial river valley famous for its trekking route towards Rechela. The Nature Resort in Jaldhaka is maintained by the West Bengal Forest Development Corporation Ltd (WBFDC). Check into your resort and freshen up. In the noon, after lunch, we will take you to Jhalong. Reckoned for its Hydroelectricity Project on river Jaldhaka, Jhalong is a quaint hamlet located along the Indo-Bhutan Border. The dam of Jhalong also acts as a bridge for the people from the Bhutanese border town. During winter season Jhalong attracts migratory water fowls from Central Asia and Ladakh. After admiring the bustling market of Jhalong we will drive to the last hamlet of the West Bengal province, Bindu. Offering the enthralling view of Dooars plains, daunting hills of Bhutan and lush tea garden, Bindu never cease to amaze traveler with its astounding beauty and tranquil ambiance. Next we will drive you to Paren, one of the new found jewels of Dooars Tourism. Secluded from the hassle of modern city, Paren is surrounded by thick wooded forest of pine trees. Being located at a higher altitude, Paren is an ideal place to escape the scorching summer heat of plain region. Return to your resort after witnessing these wonderful scenarios. Overnight stay in Jaldhaka.
Dooars Tour Special Tips - about Jhalong: Dudh Pokhri, Bindu Khola and Jaldhaka three streams meets at Bindu to form Jaldhaka River. The source of Jaldhaka is Kupup Lake, Sikkim. The Bindu dam helps in controlling water supply for Jaldhaka Hydro electrical project. This dam is also a foot over bridge.

After an early morning breakfast, checkout from the resort, and proceed to NJP/ Bagdogra. It is a 3hr journey with an approx distance of 120kilometres. Throughout your return journey you will be accompanied by the pictorial view of changing landscape of tea gardens and subtropical forest, bid farewell to Dooars. If time permits have some refreshment on your way to NJP/ Bagdogra. After you reach NJP/ Bagdogra your 6 Days Dooars Tour Package will come to an end.

Inclusions

  • Pick up and Drop Ex - NJP/ Bagdogra.
  • Reserved vehicle for transfer and sightseeing.
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • All taxes, permits etc.
  • 1 night accommodation in Raimatang.
  • 1 night accommodation in Sikiajhora.
  • 1 night accommodation in South khayerbari.
  • 1 night accommodation in Samsing.
  • 1 night accommodation in Jaldhaka.
  • Meal Plan - Breakfast and Dinner.

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any other not mentioned in includes Para.
  • Raimatang is situated at south western flank of Buxa Tiger Reserve
  • Sikiajhora is situated at South eastern flank of Buxa Tiger Reserve
  • The Samsing watch point is commonly known as suicide point
  • Now there is a still made bridge over Jaldhaka near Bindu for light vehicles
  • Try not to make noise while visiting forest
  • Do not wear bright or fluorescent color inside forest
  • Avoid smoking inside forest
  • Avoid using Deodorant or Perfume inside forest for your own safety
  • Please do not throw plastics (including lozenges wrapper or empty packets of chips) here and there. Use garbage bin.