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Dooars|Duars : Political geography

 

The  Dooars  region politically constitutes the plains of the Darjeeling District, the whole of Jalpaiguri District and the upper region of Cooch Behar District in West Bengal and the districts of Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Goalpara and Bongaigaon in the state of Assam.


Dooars|Duars : Physical geography

 

The altitude of Dooars area ranges from 90 m to 1750 m. There are innumerable streams and rivers flowing through these fertile plains from the mountains of Bhutan. In Assam the major rivers are Brahmaputra and Manas, and in northern West Bengal the major river is the Teesta besides many others like the Jaldhaka, Murti, Torsha, Sankosh, Dyna, Karatowa, Raidak, Kaljani among others.




Dooars|Duars : Fauna

 

The banks of these rivers are favorite spot for the fauna of the region and one can easily spot animals during the early hours of the day or late in the evening. It is always advisable to visit these places either during sunset or during sunrise.Bison, deer’s, elephants visit in herd. Leopards are also found here.Thus,  it is always advisable to have a guide while touring. Other animals which can be spotted are rhinoceros, Gaur, Asian Elephant, Sloth bear, Chital, Bengal Tigers, Indian Wild Dogs, Indian Wolf, Pygmy Hog, Giant Squirrels, Hispid Hare, Sambar Deer, Barking deer, Hog deer, Wild boar, etc.  

 

Many wildlife sanctuaries and national park like  Manas National Park  in Assam,  Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary , Buxa National Park ,Gorumara National Park , Chapramari Wildlife Reserve   and the  Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary  in West Bengal are located in this region.


Dooars ... a glimpse
The Dooars or Duars (in Bengali & Nepali) are the floodplains and foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India around Bhutan.Duar means door in Nepali and Bengali languages, and the region forms the gateway to Bhutan from India. The Western Dooars is known as the Bengal Dooars and the Eastern Dooars as the Assam 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.

Dooars|Duars: Tourist Attractions 


Dooars  tourism  offers multitude options to visitors like trekking, adventure sports and nature trails.The Gorumara National Park   at  Dooars (Duars)  was declared the "Best National Park" in 2010.

Dooars|Duars: How To Reach


Dooars   can be reached by rail, road and air. since the majority of hotels and resorts are located at Lataguri, the most convenient entry to the Dooars is through NJP or New Mal junction. The nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB). India Beacons Sojourn arranges for pickup from all road and rail heads in the Dooars. 




 


Dooars Packages
Our Dooars packages are comprehensive Dooars Package and cover areas like Gorumara National Park, Samsing, Sunthalekhola, Jhalong, Bindu and Murti. It also includes morning and evening Jungle Safari.   .

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Dooars Destination
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