A short 3 days trip to Dooars to soak in the tranquility of the vibrant nature

A short 3 days trip to Dooars to soak in the tranquility of the vibrant nature


Dooars is a nature’s paradise located in North Bengal at the foothills of the Himalayas in the Eastern region away from the urban chaotic places and the madness of the city. The lush green tea gardens, the wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and forests, innumerable streams and rivers make this place an ideal destination for nature lovers. It is a perfect place to visit and spend some days in the serenity and tranquillity of the nature and its rich biodiversity with the enchanting landscape attracts tourists from all around the globe.

A short trip to Dooars:

There are many places to visit and soak you in the serenity of the Mother Nature and spend some time with your family and friends to return with beautiful memories.

Day 1: Experience the beauty of nature

[caption id="attachment_153" align="alignnone" width="656"] Image Courtesy: www.dpreview.com/[/caption] The name of the place is from the river Murti and it is an ideal place for ones who want to relax and spend a couple of days in peace. A dip in the crystal clear water will be memorable for the lifetime.

Attractions in Murti:

  • The river and the nature sightseeing

Jhalong is a small village situated on the banks of river Jaldhaka in the region of Dooars. It is one of the less-trodden destinations to visit in Dooars. Its serene ambiance has attracted many tourists traveling to the Dooars region.

Attractions in Jhalong:

  • Jhalong Dam
  • Bird watching
  • Forest trekking

Day 2: Witness the wilderness of Dooars

[caption id="attachment_158" align="alignnone" width="652"] Image Courtesy: northbengaltourism.com/[/caption] Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Western Dooars area. The Chapramari forest is actually a continuation of the more popular Gorumara National Park. In the recent times, the sanctuary has come up to be an important tourist destination in Dooars.

Attractions in Chapramari Sanctuary:

  • Various species of flora and fauna
  • The sight of the Elephant and Gaur mostly

Gorumara National Park is an important national park of North Bengal that is situated just at the foothills of Eastern Himalaya in Terai region and has a mixed vegetation and grassland. The forest area has come up as a popular tourist destination since few years. However, the national park remains closed from 15th June to 15th September due to the rainy season.

Attractions in Gorumara:

  • Wildlife including one-horned rhinoceros, elephants, bison and Brahminy Duck
  • Rajbari Palace
  • Jatileshar Temple

In both these parks, you can enjoy the jungle and jeep safari according to their shift timings and entry fees to explore the various animals and birds in these wildlife reserves.

Day 3: A perfect blend of greenery

[caption id="attachment_74" align="alignnone" width="655"] Image Courtesy: mysticdooars.com/[/caption] Samsing is a newfound tourist destination in Dooars region. It is situated in the part of the Neora Valley National Park. This place is surrounded with lush green tea gardens and is dotted with numerous trekking routes.

Attractions in Samsing:

  • Rocky Island
  • River Murti
  • Lali Guras
  • Samsing View Point
  • Mouchuki
  • Forest Trekking

Suntalekhola is an offbeat destination in the region of North Bengal. It is situated in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas and is a scenic based village. A trek from Samsing to Suntalekhola with the scenic green view, the flow of mountain streams will bring you close to nature and refresh your mind and soul.

Attractions in Suntalekhola:

  • Rocky Island
  • Orange orchards
  • Trekking along the forest trails

Accommodation in Dooars:

Although Dooars has an immense scope of nature tourism, the accommodation structure is yet to be developed. Still, among these few hotels in Murti Dooars, Resort Murti is one of the best resorts for serving the mouth-watering cuisines and a comfortable stay for your perfect weekend trip to Dooars.

Popular FAQ’s

Q1. When is the best time to visit Dooars? Ans: Though Dooars have pleasant weather all through the year but July to September and October to November is the best time to visit. However, it is advisable to avoid the monsoon season due to heavy showers. Q2. What kind of food does the local cuisine generally comprise of? Ans: The local cuisine generally comprises mild spices cooked over a low flame which makes it less spicy. Q3. Would it be possible to travel in your own car? Ans: Yes, it is possible to travel in your own car as the road conditions are good except few places to watch out for the repairing of the roads.

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