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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.
 
The beauty of the region lies not only in its tea gardens that dot the entire area but also the virgin forests crisscrossed by the river Teesta and its tributaries  that make up the countryside.
 
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|Duars

Dooars|Duars

Dooars or Duars (in Bengali & Nepali) are the floodplains and foothills of the eastern Himalayas in Northeast India around Bhutan. "Duar" means door in Nepali and Bengali languages, and the region forms the gateway to Bhutan from India. 
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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.
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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|Duars : Climate
 
Winter:
 The cold season starts by the first week of November and continues upto the end of February. January is the coldest month with the mean daily minimum temperature at 10.7 Celsius (51.3 Fahrenheit) and the mean daily maximum temperature at 23.6 Degree Celsius (74.5 Degree Fahrenheit). Because of cold spell from Himalayas in the north the night temperature may drop to couple of degree above freezing point in January.

Summer:
Temperature starts rising by March, which continues till October end being June and July the hottest months. But temperature never rises to the unbearable limit because of its location advantage. The mean daily maximum temperature in these months is 31.6 Degree Celsius (82.9 Degree Fahrenheit) and the mean daily minimum temperature is 21.3 Degree Celsius (70.3 Degree Fahrenheit). With the withdrawal of south-west monsoon in September the temperature decreases and weather gradually becomes cooler.
 
Monsoon:
The rainy season in the area starts in the month of July with the arrival of south-west monsoon. The region receives a record rainfall during July-August. The average annual rainfall in the region is around 3500 mm. There are 110 rainy days in Dooars region. The highest rainfall recorded in the region was 900mm in 1998 in Buxa.
 
Dooars|Duars :Best time to visit
Though Dooars can be visited almost all throughout the year, the best time to visit is between mid September to May. generally all the forests remain closed during the rainy seasons.
 
Destinations in Dooars|Duars

Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary | Chilapata | South Khairbari Tiger Rescue Centre and Leopard Rehabilitation Centre |Rocky Island | Jhalong | Bindu | Gorumara National Park | Chapramari Wildlife Park |Samsing Suntalekhola | Jayanti & Buxa Tiger Reserve |Totopara |Lava-Lolaygaon | Murti | Bindu | Jaldhaka | Chalsa | Kalijhora |Rasikbil | Neora Valley National Park | Rajabhatkhowa | Mongpong

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