Sky Tour & Travels



 

Dooars

 

A journey through the rolling hill slopes, widespread lush green tea gardens separated by meandering silvery mountain streams, high Sal forests, small quiet ethnic villages, vast meadows with a blue out line of the great Himalayan ranges in the horizon, endless sky..... you are in Dooars!The Dooars valley (also called Duars) stretching from River Teesta on the west to River Sankosh on the east, an area coving roughly 130 km by 40 km, the Dooars forms major part of the Jalpaiguri district.


 

Gorumara

 
Gorumara

Gorumara National park is located in the Dooars region of Jalpaiguri district. Situated on the bank of Murti River the National Park has a large variety of flora and fauna. The grassland of Garumara is famous for Asiatic one-horned rhino. The watchtower beside the Forest Rest House gives a panoramic view of the entire park and the Murti Valley.


 

Tower

 
Tower

The tower is the best place to observe wild animals especially rhino, elephant, bison and deer, as they regularly come to the salt reservoir just below the tower. In the year 1949, Gorumara Forest was declared as wildlife sanctuary when it was a small forest. Later in the year 1992, it was declared as a National Park, comprising of 89 km of diverse forest.


 

Lataguri

 
Lataguri

Lataguri is well connected with motorable roads from Siliguri (80km) and Jalpaiguri (45km). Accommodation: Lataguri is the nearest small Tourist Strip adjacent to Gorumara National park. many hospitable private resorts have come up in the recent years in the adjacent Lataguri town to meet the ever-growing demand of the tourists.


 

Saithali Dance

 
Saithali Dance

Tourist may visit Gorumara in day time staying at Lataguri. This is a very attractive & enjoyble place for night halt.At night there held Saithali Dance.Tourist also can Join this dance. This is a very enjoyful moment.


 

Jaldapara

 
Jaldapara

Today, it has the largest population of Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros in the state, an animal threatened with extinction, and is a Habitat management area (Category IV). The near by Chilapata Forests is a elephant corridor between Jaldapara and the Buxa Tiger Reserve Also close by is the Gorumara National Park, known for its population of Indian Rhinoceros.


 

Elephant Safari

 
Elephant Safari

30 km from Jaldapara, a small village on the banks of River Torsha bordering Bhutan is the only habitation of Toto, a primitive tribe in Dooars.This place is famous for elephant safari. This is a most wonderful adventure.The elephant ride is the best possible way to explore the sanctuary with the rare sight of Indian rhinos and Asiatic elephants.