Dooars- The best places to let yourself loose for a mind-boggling vacation

Dooars- The best places to let yourself loose for a mind-boggling vacation


The moment you think about Dooars the first thing comes in your mind is wildlife. In the past years, Dooars has famed and kept itself intact with many wildlife sanctuaries and parks. However, Dooars is much more than that with beautiful viewpoints and valleys to get fantastic views of hills and Himalayan ranges, mountain ranges and slow-moving streams making it one of the most favorite destinations to visit for a weekend vacation.

Best time to visit:

Dooars can be visited at any time of the year, although the best time to visit Dooars is between mid-September to May. The tea estates have a lot to offer its tourists but every season has different excitements band experiences.

Where to stay in Dooars?

There are few resorts in Dooars. But the Hotel Trimurti near Murti River is one of the best Murti resort in Dooars for a comfortable stay while visiting Lataguri, Chalsa, Gorumara, and other close destinations from Trimurti. The best accommodation choices for a comfortable stay while visiting Dooars and make your vacation an exciting one.

Know more about Dooars:

This place has several districts and towns like Darjeeling and Siliguri. The mighty Himalayan Mountains surrounded with a background of dense forests which is rich with dense species of flora and fauna. But not to forget the lush green tea gardens. Previously, Dooars was ruled by the Kamata Kingdom under the Koch dynasty. Hence, Bhutan took advantage of this weakness and bought it under their rule. After the Britishers left, Dooars came in the hands of Union of India and it was merged into India in 1949.

Some of the best places to visit while in Dooars:

Along with wildlife, we are here to take you to other famous viewpoints with Murti resort Dooars to indulge you in some of the beauties of nature.

1- Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary:

 The sanctuary is well-known for its massive number of elephants, gaur, spotted cheetahs and sambar. This place is very rich in biodiversity and it makes one of the favorite places to visit for forest safari in Dooars. Activities:

  • Jungle safari
  • Forest treks

Opening time: As per schedule Entry fees: INR 70 (shift 1 to 3), INR 120 (shift 4)

2- Buxa Tiger Reserve:

 This sanctuary is referred to as the crowned gem of Dooars. Due to a wide range of climate, rainfall, the temperature in Dooars, this sanctuary boasts about rich flora and fauna. Activities:

  • Jungle safari
  • Camping

3- Samsing and Suntalekhola:

[caption id="attachment_314" align="alignnone" width="638"] Image Courtesy:[/caption] Samsing and Suntalekhola are two such beautiful places in Dooars which will attract you a lot more than any other place in Dooars. This place is considered as a heaven for nature lovers with surrounding hills and a moving river water offering you something beautiful to see. Activities:

  • Taking strolls along the forested paths of the hills

4- Rocky Island:

 If you are an adventurous person and thinking of camping out then Rocky Island is the central hub. This place is tucked in the lap of the purest Himalayan ranges with the river merrily flowing by, this place is a center of camping sites. Activities:

  • Camping
  • Rock climbing
  • Rappelling

5- River Murti:

 The River Murti is one of the best places for hanging out during the weekend with its tranquil atmosphere in the midst of the flowing river and quiet woods. The hills bordering the area can make you view the dramatic change of landscape from green forest to rocky hills. Activities:

  • Camping
  • Picnic with family or friends
  • Spending peaceful time along the river bank

6- Gorumara National Park:


This park covers about 80 kilometers of the area with abundant species of flora and fauna. Apart from this the park also offers some enjoyable entertainment for tourists. The bumpy rides along the paths of the forest during the evening will give a lifetime experience. Activities:

  • Jeep safari
  • Indulge yourself in the tribal dance performance
  • Forest trek

Opening timings: 5:30 am to 6:00 pm (summer) 6:00 am to 5:00 pm (winter) Entry fees: Varies for different watchtowers

In the recent years, tourism has become a significant importance for Dooars. So the entire Dooars has become a famous tourist destination to get refreshed away from a madding crowd of the city life to explore the hidden beauties of North Bengal which was never explored before.

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