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Jaldapara National Park

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Best Time: Sep-May Read More

Ideal duration: 1 day

Nearest Airport: Bagdogra Check Flights

"Elephants, Rhinoceros, tigers and more"

Jaldapara National Park Tourism

Situated in the Eastern foothills of the Himalayas, the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary along with Gorumara National Park is famous for one horned rhinoceros, elephants and Bengal Tigers, spotted deers, barking deers, sambhar deers, bison, wild pig, hog deer and bison.

The skies here too will be a part of your tourist spot with a sizeable variety of eagles, Bengal florican, Indian Hornbill, jungle fowl, pea fowl, patridges and more. Varieties of eagles such as crested eagle and fishing eagle can also be seen. You can also visit the Gorumara National Park nearby and the ruins of an old fort situated inside the Chilapata Forest. Since Jaldapara is famous for its innumerable elephants, you can take an elephant ride through the park. Alternately, you can also take the Safaris available on hire.

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How To Reach Jaldapara National Park

The nearest railhead is at Madarihat which is just 7 km from the sanctuary, however most trains don't stop here. It is advisable to take a train to Birpara or to Hasimara, both of which are around 20 km from the sanctuary. Cabs are available from these stations to take you to the sanctuary. The nearest airport is around 140 km away in Bagdodara, near Siligouri and one can take a bus or cab from there to reach Jaldapara. Tourists can also take a bus or a cab from from Kolkata to reach here. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and is very well connected by all means from the rest part of the country by rail. Kolkata also has a very busy international airport.

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Q. If I visit the park at the last week of may, will the conditions favourable?

Holidify 1 year ago
May is a favourable time to visit the Jaldapara National Park, with the temperature being quite moderate, though it can get slightly hot. Be sure to avoid the monsoon season as the park will be closed during this time. For more information on visiting the Jaldapara National Park, please refer to the following link: https://www.holidify.com/places/jaldapara-wildlife-sanctuary/best-time-to-visit.html

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Kumar Kislay 1 year ago
- Please do not use fire as much as possible. Don't take pets to this wildlife sanctuary as they might create noise and disturb wildlife while putting themselves in danger. Alcohol is prohibited, so please stay sober.
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