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One Week of Solace with Dooars Package

Updated:- 07-Sep-23 Dooars is among the most sorted destinations for almost every Bengali, keen to spend the holidays out of town. Sprouting out from the traditional custom of booking tickets for Puri or Darjeeling for every vacation, Dooars has gained a lot of prominence in North Bengal Tourism. There is so much to do in Dooars, that your heart will desire more extended vacations.

Here’s what you can do to enjoy 6 whole days in and around Dooars.

gorumara dooars trip

Reaching New Jalpaiguri Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport

Transfer to Lataguri on arrival and reach Gorumara National Park after a drive of about 2 hours. Settle in your pre-booked resort in Gorumara and relax for the rest of the day. The next day engage yourself in patrolling the jungle by Gorumara Jeep Safari Booking and elephant safari booking. Safaris are functional in morning and evening slots. Watchtowers are erected at the pivotal points of the national park - Chukchuk Watch Tower, Chandrachur Watch Tower, Jataprashad Watch Tower and Medla Watch Tower. These watchtowers are located near the salt pits and water bodies where the spotting of the wild animals is relatively frequent. Tourists flock here mainly to sight Royal Bengal Tigers or leopards, but the common wildlife species that can be frequently spotted are one-horned rhinos, Asian elephants, Indian bison, wild boars, peacocks, and avifauna species.

Sightseeing at Dooars

On the third day, indulge in local sightseeing in the nearby quaint and serene villages. Spots for local sightseeing in Dooars encompass Jhalong, Bindu, Jaldhaka, Samsing, Suntalekhola, Rocky Island, Chilapata Forest, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, Buxa Tiger Reserve, Raimatang, Madarihat, Jaldapara National Park and Murti River.

There are so many options that you can extend one more day to visit all of these places. For a single day, you have to restrict your sightseeing to Samsing, Suntalekhola, Rocky Island, Bindu, Jhalong and Murti River.

Heading to Lava from Gorumara

About 72 km from Gorumara National Park, Lava is one of the popular offbeat destinations of North Bengal. Book your stay at Lava on day 4 and cover some nearby tourist attractions. Since the sole motive of this vacation is relaxation, therefore there is no need to hurry to wander across all the tourist spots. Lava is a tranquil hamlet in the Himalayan foothills. The enchanting landscape of Lava is in itself an all-rounder, enough to provide your soul with the ultimate bliss. Visit Lava Monastery and Tiffin Dara View Point on the same of arrival at Lava.

Heading to Neora Valley National Park and Loleygaon

On day 5, early morning head towards Neora Valley National Park for a jungle safari. The Jalpaiguri forest forms the southern boundary of the national park and the forest cover connects to the Jaldapara and Gorumara National Parks. Vehicles are allowed to go to Zero Point, 13 km inside the national park. Endangered species like Red Panda and Black Asiatic Bear are the inhabitants of the national park along with several other species of wild animals. Spend 3-4 hours in the national park and then drive to Loleygaon.

Loleygaon is also a beautiful small hamlet wrapped with scenic beauty. The Loleygaon viewpoint offers a jaw-dropping view of the majestic Mt. Kanchenjunga. Other places to visit in Loleygaon include Loleygaon Eco Park, Heritage Forest, and Loleygaon Canopy Walk.

Return to your hotel in Lava after the day’s tour. On the next, this is on the 6th day head back to Bagdora Airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station.

The itinerary at a glance -

Day 1 - Arrival at Gorumara National Park

Day 2 - Safari at Gorumara National Park

Day 3 - Dooars sightseeing

Day 4 - Transfer to Lava

Day 5 - Neora Valley National Park and Loleygaon

Day 6 - Departure