Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Jaldapara / Hollong:You will be received at Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station – Drive to Madarihat. The drive is nearly 4 – 4 ½ Via Malbazaar & Chalsa. Lunch on reaching the Resort at Jaldapara near Jaldapara National Park. It is also geographically situated in central Dooars . (The forest Safari closes on June 15 and reopens on September 15 each year hence Safari / Elephant ride not possible during the period). There are two Government Lodges and few private lodges – Jaldapara Tourist Lodge and Hollong – Guest staying in here gets the first option to avail the Elephant ride and Safari . Evening free. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara / Hollong.
Day 2 : Safari and Elephant Ride & Visit to either Totopara: Early morning drive to Hollong for thrilling Elephant Safari (own cost) is organized in the early morning from Hollong. It offers the exquisite beauty of the vast grassland of Jaldapara.One can sight Indian rhinos, bison, deer and Asiatic elephants. Back to resort for breakfast. Drive to Totapara; famous for the Dooars aboriginals Totos; Toto Para is a settlement of a vanishing Tribe known as Totoi .Back to resort. Evening stroll at the meadow near the resort or watch tower to spot wildlife. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara / Hollong.
Day 3 : Sightseeing to Chilapata & Phuentsholling: Early morning one can proceed to Chilapata, nearly 26 km from Jaldapara or Alipurduar. The chief attraction at chilapata is the “Nalraja Garh”.There exist the ruins of an old fort in the dense forest at Chilapata ,on the east bank of the Torsa River a few miles south of the Indo – Bhuta border.It is popularly called “Nal Rajar Garh”.Barodabari/ Malangi and KodalBosti are the place of interest. After Lunch one can visit Phuentsholling (Bhutan Border). ZangthoPelriLhakhang, Monastery KharbandiGoemba, Crocodile breeding centerand the local market is the places of interest. – Back to resort. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara / Hollong.
Day 4 : Transfer to Lataguri (Gorumara National Park): Early morning breakfast – Check out from Jaldapara. Drive to Lataguri; 2 hours. Visit to Samsing and Suntaleykhola on the way – Samsing is a village at around 3000 feet known for its landscape, tea gardens and the forest. Suntaley Khola is named from a stream named Suntaley – One can spot exotic species of birds and butterflies .Back to the Resort .Afternoon (4 PM – 6 PM), go for jungle Jeep Safari and a few Watch Tower with Buffalo Cart ride (your cost) if tickets are available. In the late evening campfire & tribal dance at the resort can be arranged (Optional). Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Latagturi.
Day 5 : Buxa Tiger Reserve at JayantiEarly morning after breakfast,proceed to visit & see Cooch Behar(Palace /Raj Bari), Murti(River Camp), Jayanti(Buxa Tiger Reserve) . This reserve forest a bounds in a fascinating diversity of flora and fauna with the common animal being the tiger, civet, deer’s and red jungle fowl. Phipsu Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan is the forest which stretches to Bhutan and is contagious to Buxa Tiger reserve in India .Buxaduar – Buxaduar to Jayanti is a popular trek in the region – It is a 13 kilometers trek through the dense forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve. Rajabhatkhawa(Eco Tourism Centre), Jeep Safari(your cost) through diversified flora and fauna of Buxa Tiger reserve and PukhriPahar can be undertaken. Two small one day treks for the adventurous one in Mahakal Cave and Buxaduar (12 km through forest) are optional and can be organized. River Camp in Tents in Murti(with night Stay)can also be arranged if booked early. Back to resort. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Lataguri.
Day 6 : Transfer to Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station :After breakfast drive to Siliguri / Bagdogra Airport / NJP. It is a approximately 2 ½ – 3 hours via Sevoke Coronation Bridge / Sevoke Kali Mandir. One can stop at Coronation Bridge for photography and scenic beauty if time permits. Reach Bagdogra Airport / NJP/ Siliguri. Tour ends…
|Sharing Package/Fixed Departure/Min 8 person|
|Cost / Head||Standard||Delux / Resort|
|Peak Season (Apr & May & Oct ) 10% Surcharge|
Accomodation at all place as per the tour schedule.
Accomodation at designated hotel on twin sharing basis with bed rolls for extra persons in Room.
Assistance at all arrival & departure points.
Non Ac Vehicle for transfers & Sightseeing.Please note that Vehicle will not be at your disposal,but will be made available as per itinerary only.
All hotel related taxes & transport related taxes include State tax,Toll tax,Driver Bata,Fuel charge & Parking .
Meals – MAP plan
Cost of transfer to watchtowers ticket counter.
All inclusions no hidden cost.
Airfare / Train Ticket
All kind of personal expenses such as tips,laundry,telephone bills. Liquor,boating & Joy rides.
Any optional tour activity or not mention on inclusion.
Camera Fee (Still or Video)
Guide,Entrance Fees & all associated Forest charges like Watch tower entry fees,Vehicle entry fees,Forest Gypsy charges & individual entry fees to Watchtower.
Jeep Safari , Elephant ride ( If part of your package ) entry fees.
Peak Season Surcharge.
Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays,excess baggage, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations,riots, strikes, war, airline or hotel policies etc .
Any increase in taxes or fuel,leading to increase in surface transportation & land arrangements which may come into effect prior to departure.