Jaldapara National Park is the most iconic wildlife destination in the region of Dooars, settled at the Eastern Himalayas foothills in the Alipurduar district and on the banks of river Torsa. Spreading over an area of 216.51 sq. km., Jaldapara is embellished with vast grassland. Declared a sanctuary in 1941 for the protection of a huge range of flora and fauna.
The region of Jaldapara is home to a wide number of wildlife creatures. However, the population of Asiatic one-horned rhinos makes it more spectacular. Get the best Dooars package for your next trip to Jaldapara. Replete with a savannah-laden forest, Jaldapar is an ideal place to explore wildlife splendor.
How to reach Jaldapara National Park
Jaldapara National Park ensures ease of accessibility by road, rail, and air. The nearest airport to Jaldapara National Park is Bagdogra International Airport, which is nearly 16 km from Siliguri. Private and shared taxicabs are available outside the Bagdogra Airport to approach Jaldapara via Siliguri and Madarihat. It takes some 3 hrs and 31 minutes to 4 hours to reach this wildlife destination from Bagdogra Airport.
If you travel by train, board a train that leads you to Madarihat Railway Station, which is only 7 km away from Jaldapara. The mail and express trains stop at Hasimara and Birpara railway stations. Take a private jeep/taxi or local transport to reach Jaldapara.
Approach Jaldapara by road on National Highway connected with Siliguri (NH 31). The journey from Siliguri to Jaldapara takes some 3 hrs Minin buses, North Bengal State Transport Corporations buses are available in Siliguri for heading to Jaldapara via Madarihat to Alipurduar.
Wildlife tourism is famous in Northern Western Bengal. You can choose from a wide range of Dooars tour packages at the most competitive prices from a reputed tour operator. You might reach out to a trusted travel agency for reliable travel-associated services.
Custom-made tour packages are also up for grabs. You can avail of a Dooars tour package for 3 days or 4N 5D Dooars package. Dooars tour package costdepends on how many days your stay there, places you visit, transport cost, accommodation cost, etc. For 4 days 3 nights tour itinerary, the package price can be Rs. 6500/person.
What to explore in Jaldapara National Park
Dotted with tall grass and scattered teak, in the sanctuary, you can spot leopards, hog deer, occasional tiger, wild pigs, sambars, barking deer, quail, Indian elephant, spotted deer, bison, and a great number of one-horned rhinoceros.
Birdwatching in Jaldapara is one of the most moved tourist activities. Especially for bird lovers, Jaldapar is a paradise on earth, involving a great variety of birds, such as black-tailed Godwit, Bengal florican, crested Egale, lesser pied hornbill, Palla’s fishing eagle, partridges, shikra. Its stunning settlement attracts numerous visitors all year round. jungle safari, Jeep safari are also enjoyed a lot in Jaldapara.