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State West Bengal
City Jalpaiguri
Local Languages Bengali
WBTDC Jaldapara Tourist Lodge - Jalpaiguri  -  West Bengal
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WBTDC Jaldapara Tourist Lodge - Jalpaiguri  Outer ViewJaldapara Wild Life Sanctuary situated in Alipurduar Sub-Division of Jalpaiguri District in West Bengal is about 119 km from Siliguri. This sanctuary was constituted in the year 1941 for the protection of Wild Life, particularly one-horned rhinos, an animal threatened with extinction.
River Torsa runs through the Sanctuary. The forest is mainly savannah covered with tall elephant grasses. The wild life, in addition to one-horned rhinos, consists of Royal Bengal Tigers, wild elephants, sambhar, barking deer, spotted deer and hog deer, wild pig, Indian gaur or mithun and a number of species of birds and peafowl. Elephant ride is arranged at dawn for viewing of wild life.

 

Accommodation :

  • Non A/c Dlx. Double bedded (Wooden Blk)

  • Non A/c Dlx. Double bedded (Brick Blk)

    *12 rooms blk for renovation

  • Dormitory 5 bedded/bed

  • Dormitory 4 bedded/bed

  • Tourist Hut-Double Bedded

Facilities : 

  • Restaurant & Bar

  • Credit Card Accepted

Best Time to Visit

Between September and March, especially in winter to catch a view of the migratory birds.

 

How to Reach

The Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary and the Garumara Wildlife Sanctuary can be accessed from Siliguri as the entry point.

  • AIR : Bagdogra is the nearest Airport from where one can go by above routes; (Siliguri to Bagdogra 13 km.) private vehicles are available at Madarihat for going to Hollong Forest Lodge/Jaldapara Tourist Lodge.

  • RAIL : Jaldapara Tourist Lodge is very near to the Railway Station. All the Mail and Express trains stop at Hasimara Railway Station both are 10 kms. away from the sanctuary. Local trains stop at Madarihat Railway Station  1.5 km from Tourist Lodge.

  • ROAD: Jaldapara is connected by road with Darjeeling and Siliguri. North Bengal State Transport Corporation Buses, Bhutan Govt. Buses, Mini Buses and Private Buses are available from Siliguri to Alipurduar via Madarihat.

 

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   WBTDC Jaldapara Tourist Lodge - West  Bengal

P.O. Madarihat, Dist:: Jalpaiguri, Pin - 735220.

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