Some major tourist spots of Lataguri and all over Dooars & Hills from our resort.
Cooch Behar Palace is a landmark in Cooch Behar city. It was modeled after Buckingham Palace in London and was built in 1887, during the reign of Maharaja Nripendra Narayan of Koch dynasty. It is currently a museum. The Rajbari is open daily from 10:00am to 06:00pm. The Museum is only closed every Friday.
Jaldapara is one of the most popular forests of Dooars. The Holong bungalow inside the forest is probably one of the most sought after tourist accommodation anywhere in India. Today Jaldapara has grown much beyond the Holong Bungalow and has a large number of options for tourists visiting the National Park.
Totopara is a village in the Madarihat-Birpara CD block in the Alipurduar subdivision of the Alipurduar district of West Bengal, India. It is bounded by the foothills of Bhutan to the north, Torsa River to the east, and Hauri river and the Titi reserve forest on the south-west separated by the Hauri river.
The Buxa Tiger Reserve is a 760-square-kilometre tiger reserve located inside the Buxa National Park in West Bengal, India, in the Buxa Hills of the southern hilly area of Bhutan. Animals found in the park include, the Tiger, Civet, Elephant, Gaur, Indian Boar and Red jungle fowl.
The river Murti is one of the most beautiful in Dooars. The river is not glacier fed and does not have much water except for the rainy season. Many of the watchtowers of Gorumara and Chapramari forests are built on the river banks. The watchtower gives a panoramic view of the entire park and the Murti Valley. The tower is the best place to observe wild animals as they regularly come to the salt reservoir.
The Jhalong market is the largest marketplace in the area and villagers from all over the area congregate here. Even the nearby Bhutanese villagers depend on Jaldhaka Market for their day to day purchases. The market is a cauldron of cultural diversity with Nepali, Bengali, Marwari, Adivashis, Rajbanshis and the Bhutanese people all come here for their daily requirements.
Bindu is the location of Jaldhaka Dam, it is one of the oldest Hydro-electric project between India and Bhutan. Tourists are not allowed to visit the Dam site but can see it from a distance. Three streams namely Dudh khola, Bindu Khola and Jaldhaka has met at the dam site. The dam used to create substantialelectricity. However the site remains a major attraction for tourists.
Suntalekhola is a small hamlet surounded by dense forest. The forest lodge here with few cottages is very popular among nature lovers who want to spend a couple of days in complete silence in nature’s lap, enjoying the forests and watching different kinds of birds that are seen here. This place gets its prominence from the many orange orchards around it and the stream flowing through it.
Rocky Island is a small village settlement located 3kms from Samsung. The Murti river flows through this place. You can watch the river from a bridge on the road. There are lots of rocks on the river and along the banks. Several short trekking routes originate from the area nearby. Altitude here is about 2,000ft. Over all the setting of the place is very scenic with combination of the river, the view of the hills and the forests all around.
You need to approach Samsing via Chalsa. Samsing is located at the eastern fringes of Neora Valley National Park. From the open dining terrace of a restaurant at Samsing hub area, you get a wonderful view of the national park. In and around Samsing there are several scenic spots to visit. One of the famous spot is Lali Guras.
Chapramari is a forest in Dooars area of North Bengal. The forest is a continuation of the Gorumara forests. The two forests are separated by the Murti river which passes through the otherwise continuous forest. Whereas Gorumara is a National Park, Chapramari is only is a wildlife sanctuary only.
Khunia forest is basically a vast stretch of grassland with a huge watchtower standing almost in the middle of it. It is a part of the vast expanse of jungle covering the banks of Murti River from Latagur-Chalsa-Murti-Dhupjhora-Batabri-Ramsai-Kalipur and Neora river bed. Khunia lies in the way to Chapramari from Gorumara National Park and has an observation point inside the forest known as 'Chandrachur.
Forests on the eastern part of river Torsha is known as Chilapata forests. Hidden deep inside Chilapata is the ruin of a thousand year old fort of Nal King. It has tremendous historical and archaeological importance. Built in the 5th century during the Gupta Empire the ruins still recall the memories of the Golden Age of India.
South Khayerbari situated along the banks of River Torsha is a unique nature park of Dooars Region. South Khayerbari also known as South Khairbari situated along the banks of River Torsha is a unique nature park of Dooars Region.South Khayerbari also known as South Khairbari situated along the banks of River Torsha is a unique nature park of Dooars Region.
Raimatang village has been a popular place for the nature loving people. Raimatang is a small river in Western Buxa area in the Dooars area. The unique location of the village inside the forest and close to Bhutan boarder and its beautiful surrounding has made it an attractive offbeat tourist destination of Dooars. Raimatang is surrounded by BTR.
Sikiajhora cascading through the Damnapur range of Buxa Forest has lured many tourists travelling to Dooars by its unique concept of boat safari. Sikiajhora’s boat ride has hyped the interest of tourist making the small river a must visit destination of Dooars.
Samchi is in India and Bhutan respectively with a Bhutan gate separating the two. Historically this is one of the 18 gates through which the Bhutanese used to travel to the plains of India. These gates or Dwars have given rise to the name Dooars. One can cross the border and visit the Bhutanese city. There is also monastery at Samchi which is worth a visit.
Rajabhatkhawa is a small town situated just outside the Buxa Tiger Reserve in the Kalchini CD block in the Alipurduar subdivision of the Alipurduar district in West Bengal, India. It is known for its natural environment, and is surrounded by forest. All the permits for the entry to the Buxa Tiger reserve can be taken from here.
Situated in the heart of the Cooch Behar town. Constructed by Maharaja Nripendra Narayan during 1885 to 1889. The deties include Lord Madan Mohan , Ma Kali, Ma Tara and Ma Bhabani. On the occasion of Rush Puja the traditional Rush Yatra Festival along with Rush Mela is held in Cooch Behar.
Khuttimari is a forest near Gayerkata in the Dooars area of West Bengal. The forests of Khuttimari are not as popular or touristy as the famous trio of Dooars, Gorumara, Jaldapara and Buxa. As a result fewer tourists crowd the area. The sightseeing and forest safari options are also limited here. But if you looking for a peaceful sojourn, Khuttimari may well fit the bill.
The Tin Bigha Corridor is a strip of land belonging to India on the West Bengal–Bangladesh border, was leased to Bangladesh so the country could access its Dahagram–Angarpota enclave from the mainland.
Jalpesh Mandir is a famous temple of North Bengal located near Jalpaiguri town. The 350 year old temple of Lord Shiva was constructed by the erstwhile King of Coochbehar, Shri Prananarayan. During the monsoon month (Hindu calendar month of Shravan), thousands of pilgrims flock to Jalpesh Mandir for puja chanting ‘Bholey Bom’. During this time large fair is organised around the temple complex.
Bodaganj is a village in the Baikunthapur forest area close to Siliguri and Jalpaiguri town. The area is close to river Teesta and is considered to be a place of historical significance. It is believed that Decoit Queen Devi Choudhurani and her ‘Guru’ Bhabani Pathak ruled the area and its forests. Bodaganj area is also home of Bhamri Devi temple which is one of the 51 piths of the Sakti sect.
Gajoldoba is a small village on the western side of Teesta River close to the Baikunthapur forest. Gajaldoba was famous for the dam on River Teesta that is being created for irrigation of agricultural land of North Bengal. The dam has created a large waterbody upstream which has become home to migratory birds during the winter. The natural beauty of the place with its view of the forest, river and mountain.
Lava is situated at an altitude of 7,200 feet (2,195 m). It is one of the few places in West Bengal to receive snow in winter. It is the entry point to the Virgin Neora Valley National Park from Kalimpong. It has a beautiful monastery of Bhutanese origin and a Nature Interpretation Centre. The route to Lava is scenic with the change in vegetation from tropical deciduous to the wet alpine trees of fir, pine and birch.
Rishop is a tourist village in the Lava - Lolegaon Circuit in Kalimpong sub-division. This used to be an inaccessible village with few households and step farming dependent on monsoon rain till tourists discovered this hidden treasure of Eastern Himalaya. The main attraction of Rishop is the serene environment and great views of snow capped Himalayan mountain range from here.
Surrounded by luxuriant orange orchard is a new found jewel of North Bengal called Sitong. Also known as the Orange Village. Tucked amidst the alpine pine forest, Sitong is an offbeat destination near Darjeeling. Sitong with its serene ambiance and calm weather has become an ideal destination to escape the scorching summer heat of plain region. Sitong with its mouth watering oranges and surreal view of Mt Kanchenjunga has enthralled the mind of many travelers.
A small peaceful hamlet in the Kalimpong sub division of Darjeeling District, Lolegaon is nature's paradise on its own with beautiful landscape, comprising lush green forest and serene valleys. The peaks of Kanchenjunga rise majestically in the morning mist. Lolegaon offers small treks and trails. An Ideal destination for unwinding & relaxation. Lolegaon is a beautiful Lepcha village of scenic spledour.
Mongpong provides you with the mesmerizing landscape of the Eastern Himalayas. The small hamlet is located on the lofty banks of Teesta. Under the floating clouds you get some unforgettable picnic spots and panoramic view of Mahananda wild life sanctuary. The sight of flickering ripples in the Teesta in a moonlit night will take you to the world of sublime dream.
Darjeeling conjures visions of snow peaks, serenity of vibrant green hills steeped in splendour, a land of breathtaking beauty crowned by the majestic Himalayas. Darjeeling is one of the most magnificent hill resorts in the world. This heavenly retreat is bathed in hues of every shade. Darjeeling beckons thousands today for a leisurely respite from the bustle of the madding crowd.
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