Alipurduar is the gateway to Bhutan and the north-east states in India. The district is lush with greenery due to the multiple tea gardens and dense jungles. Being the gateway to north east, Alipurduar is in proximity to the Dooars region and provides stunning views of the Bhutan valley and the impenetrable forest covering the Buxa hills. Alipurduar has seen the establishment of the South Khairbari Tiger Rescue Centre, a novel endeavor that is unrivaled throughout the entire north-east which serves as a permanent shelter for tigers. So, to bring out the true explorer in you, you should definitely visit the untamed forests of Alipurduar and have a firsthand experience of being up close to the wild animals.
Chilapata Forest is the main corridor used by the elephants to travel between Jaldapara and the Buxa Tiger Reserve. This is a dense forest close to Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary in Dooars. You can come across elephants on your journey as animals roam freely around this place. Amongst the different tourism related activities, angling, birding, safari are the few options that you can opt for.
Kunjanagar Eco Park is an amusement park which is popular for deer and elephants spotting and if you are lucky, you can sport a leopard as well One can also go around for boating in the nearby waterbody. This Eco Park is close to the Jaldapara sanctuary and is surrounded by rich forests and corn fields.
Toto para is a small village on the lap of Himalayan range situated at the border of India and Bhutan. It is bounded by the foothills of Bhutan to the north, Torsa River to the east, and Titi River and the Titi reserve forest on the south-west separated by the Hauri river. This picturesque village is the abode of the Primitive Tribal Group, Toto. Toto culture and language is totally unique to the tribe and is clearly distinguished from others.
The Jaldapara Sanctuary, which is in the eastern Himalayan foothills and is crossed by the river Torsa, is home to various wild animals. To add to the experience of the forest explorers, safaris and elephant rides are the only way to move within this forest.