Explore 5 Wonders Of Alipurduar

Explore 5 Wonders Of Alipurduar


Whether you travel to admire the beauty of nature or love to explore new people and cultures, Alipurduar is here to fulfil all of your travelling lust. It is one of the recent districts of West Bengal known for its lush greenery and historical sites located at a distance of 113 km from the city of Siliguri.

The town is blessed with scenic beauty with is home to diverse communities. Alipurduar is a major city of Dooars, also regarded as ‘the gateway to Bhutan and Northeast states’ Tourists can explore the beauty of this place by hiring a car from the best car rentals in Dooars.

The town being located on the east bank of river Kaljani was once recognized as the trading centre of the historical Silk route of Tibet.

This article will provide you with some of the popular tourist sightseeing locations of Alipurduar.

1. Jayanti

Jayanti is a quaint village located on the edge of the dense Buxa Forest and is a major tourist attraction near Alipurduar. The village is also known as ‘Queen of Dooars’ popular for its serene environment and pictorial view of the Bhutan hills. 

The village includes a rich wildlife with sighting of elephants, deer and peacocks being a common event of this place.

2. Jaldapara National Park

Nestled in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas, Jaldapara National Park is among the most popular tourist destinations of Dooars. Being home to rare animals and bird species, the place is known for inhabiting the largest population of one-horned rhinos in the state.

Finns weaver, Jungle fowl, and lesser pied hornbill are some of the rare birds that can be sighted here making it a paradise for bird watchers.Car sightseeing in Dooars is among the popular activities which can be availed with the help of various tour operators of Alipurduar.

3. Rajabhatkhawa

Rajabhatkhawa is a beautiful town of Alipurduar known for its rich wildlife and historical events. The place is located adjacent to Buxa Tiger Reserve and is popular for its wildlife Safaris and sighting of wild animals. The town is also known for rich flora with more than 120 breeds of orchids and more than 150 species of trees.

4. Jaigaon

Situated at the gateway to Bhutan-Phuentsholing, Jaigaon is one of the wonderful places to visit near Alipurduar. Surrounded by lush tea gardens, green hills and mesmerizing landscape of Bhutan, this place is a dream destination for nature lovers. Being situated on the banks of River Torsha the place also offers various adventure activities to the tourists.

5. Jhalong 

Surrounded by dense forest with a stream of rivers flowing through the middle of the village, Jhalong is one of the hidden gems of Alipurduar district. Situated at the Indo-Bhutan border, the place is known for its pleasant climate, peaceful environment and scenic beauty. 

Jaldhaka Hydel Power Project is one of the major tourist attraction points of this place and is the first of its kind in India.

Alipurduar is an example of a perfect balance between rich culture and modernization making it a must-visit place in the Dooars region. Various car rentals in Dooars offer affordable tour options to Alipurduar and its nearby areas.

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