How to visit Buxa Tiger reserve?

How to visit Buxa Tiger reserve?

How to reach Buxa Tiger Reserve and Jayanti? The nearest Railway Station is New Alipurduar, about 15 km from Rajabhatkhawa. You can get a taxi or auto from New Alipurduar to Rajabhatkhawa. It will take about 15 minutes to reach there from the railway station.

Why Buxa Tiger reserve is famous?

Buxa Fort is an important landmark for this reserve. This fort was captured by British-India in 1865 after the Bhutan War from Bhutan. Later this fort was used as a detention camp for Indian freedom fighters during the Indian freedom movement.

How do you get to BUXA Jayanti?

How to reach Buxa. The main railway station nearby is at Alipurduar which is 11kms away from Rajabhatkhawa (where the Buxa entry gate is located). You can take a taxi or an auto rickshaw from Alipurduar to easily get to Rajabhatkhawa (in about 15 minutes) or Jayanti which is further 15kms away.

How can I go to BUXA Jayanti from Kolkata?

How to Reach Buxa Jayanti Dooars. By Train – New Mal Junction is the nearby railway station for Gorumara forest, Murti, Jhalong region. Alipurduar junction station is close to Buxa Jayanti region. Sealdah- Alipurduar Kanchankanya express(13149) is the best train to reach to Jayanti from Kolkata.

Is Buxa Tiger Reserve Open now?

Jungle Safari at Buxa Tiger Reserve Morning safaris start from 6:00 AM and evening safaris start from 3:00 PM. A jeep safari will cost about INR 800. The Buxa Tiger Reserve remains closed to visitors from 15th June – 15th September every year because the region experiences heavy rains.

Why is Buxa Tiger Reserve threatened?

The Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal is seriously threatened by the ongoing dolomite mining. (vii) Many environmentalists feel that the greatest degrading factors behind the depletion of forest resources are grazing and fuel wood collection.

Which river flows through Buxa Tiger Reserve?

The Sinchula hill range lies all along the northern side of Buxa National Park and the Eastern boundary touches that of the Assam State. The main rivers flowing across the Tiger Reserve are Sankosh, Raidak, Jayanti, Churnia, Turturi, Phashkhawa, Dima and Nonani.

How can I go from Jayanti to alipurduar?

After you arrive at New Jalpaiguri, you can follow the road journey to reach at Jayanti. Or from Alipurduar, you can get taxi or shared jeep to reach at Jayanti. Jayanti is about 26 kilometer away from Alipurduar. By Air : Nearest airport is Bagdogra.

Which is the largest tiger reserve in India?

Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve
Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve is the largest tiger reserve in India ….

Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve
District Kurnool, Guntur, Prakasam, Mahbubnagar, Nalgonda
Established 1983
• Total 3,728 km2 (1,439 sq mi)

What are the tourist places to visit in Rajabhatkhawa?

The Orchidarium of Rajabhatkhawa is another tourist destination of this serene forest village. This Orchidarium houses more than 1500 species of delicate orchids. Rajabhatkhawa is also a must visit destination for the avid bird watchers. There are number of bird species along with migratory species are seen here.

How to reach Rajabhatkhawa forest bungalow?

Rajabhatkhawa Forest Bungalow is a Nature Resort maintained by the West Bengal Forest Department Corporation Ltd (WBFDC). It is also known as Buxa Jungle Lodge. Taxis and cars are available from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway station to Rajabhatkhawa.

How do I reach Rajabhatkhawa from NJP?

You can also take a train from NJP to the Siliguri-Hasimara section and get down at Rajabhatkhawa Railway Station. Another way is to get down at the Alipurduar junction and reach Rajabhatkhawa by road via Damanpur.

How many species of trees are there in Rajabhatkhawa?

Wildlife safaris, bird watching and trekking are the prime attractions for tourists visiting Rajabhatkhawa. According to officials of the forest department, 32 types of creepers and herbs, 112 breeds of orchids and more than 150 species of trees are found in the emerald greenwoods enclosing this quaint hamlet.