The Dooars or Duars are the alluvial floodplains in eastern-northeastern India that lie south of the outer foothills of the Himalayas and north of the Brahmaputra River basin. This region is about 30 km wide and stretches over about 350 km from the Teesta River in West Bengal to the Dhansiri River in Assam. The region forms the gateway to Bhutan.It is part of the Terai-Duar savanna and grasslands ecoregion.
Dooars means 'doors' in Assamese, Bengali, Maithili, Bhojpuri, and Magahi languages.There are 18 passages or gateways between the hills in Bhutan and the plains in India.This region is divided by the Sankosh River into Eastern and Western Dooars, consisting of an area of 880 km. The Western Dooars are also known as the Bengal Dooars, and the Eastern Dooars also as the Assam Dooars. Dooars is analogous with the Terai in northern India and southern Nepal.
*The given price is on twin sharing basis for minimum 4 persons travelling together*
Pick up from NJP to Lataguri. The car would take you through the elephant corridor and dense parts of Baikunthpur Forest and cross River Teesta to halt at Gajoldoba Reservoir, where you would find migratory birds from Central Asia in winter. This reservoir watered by a barrage on River Teesta is a birdwatcher’s paradise and you can even take short boat trips to get close to the birds. Reach Lataguri / Murti by lunch time. (You can take Gorumara Forest jeep safari in the evening or the next day morning). Overnight at Lataguri / Murti.
Day 2: Lataguri / Murti Sightseeing
(You can take Gorumara Forest jeep safari this morning, if you have not taken jeep safari the previous day). After breakfast at resort, leave for Samsing. On the way sightseeing at Jhallong, Bindu, Rocky Island. Overnight at Samsing.
Day 3: Samsing To Jaldapara
Take a nature walk in the fringes of Neora Valley and enjoy a walk on the hanging bridge of Suntaleykhola. Leave Samsing and reach Jaldapara National Park via Nagrakata. Sightseeing at Totopara Tribal Village, South Khayerbari Animal Rehabilitation Center (You can take Jaldapara Forest jeep safari in the evening or the next day morning). Overnight at Salkumar / Natunpara or Madarihat.
Day 4: Jaldapara To Hasimara / Falakata Railway Station
(You can take Jaldapara Forest jeep safari this morning, if you have not taken jeep safari the previous day). You can also opt for Elephant Safari on availability. Also included is sightseeing at Chilapata Forest. Drop to New Alipurduar Railway station.
Any additional meals other than mentioned in the inclusion
Items of personal nature like portage, tips, laundry, telephone calls, mineral water etc.