Door to enchanting nature
How many of you have heard about Dooars? Well, how many of you admire nature, desires to get lost in its wilderness, experience wildlife at its best, and above all chase the endless sky. If you want to discover nature in its purest form…Dooars welcomes you all!
The name Dooars alas Duars is bestowed with natural beauty, lush green forest and tea gardens, pristine environment making it an enticing destination to visit. There are 18 gates or Doors from Dooars to Bhutan, from where it is said to have derived its name. Hidden in the foothills of the Himalaya, Dooars shares its vicinity with Assam and borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh. One of the major attractions of the region is River Teesta which acts as a boundary on the western part. Dooars can be divided into East, Central, and West and among which West is adorned with innumerable tourist spots, whereas the Eastern part can also be explored combining it with any closer touristic destination.
Covered with thick forests, Dooars has a very interesting history to narrate. The region once belonged to the Kamata kingdom and gradually Bhutan took over. In 1865, the British annexed it after the Bhutan war and after the end of British rule, Dooars merged with India.
There are many restaurants in and around Dooars serving North Indian and South Indian cuisines. But the original flavours of the region can be tasted from the local delicacies and some of the most popular dishes of the region are momos, dry fish pickle, and bamboo shoots.
The tea garden has embedded this tranquil land and this is the best buy when you are in the land of 18 doors 'Dooars'
Places to Visit
Famous for its elephant population and a popular picnic spot.
Chukchuki Bird Watching Point
This spot is best for a clear view of the myriad birds.
Buxa Tiger Reserve
The densest population of Royal Bengal Tigers.
Gifted with the pleasing landscape, hills, and dense forests.
Perfect to rejuvenate amidst nature and peaceful setting.
A great variety of flora and fauna, covers 216 sq km, is a medley of woods, grasslands, streams, and tall grasses.
Famous for fragrant cardamom and oranges, apart from its serene ambiance.
Gorumara National Park
It is famous for the One-Horned Indian Rhino along with mixed vegetation of forest and grassland.
Ruins of the Detention camp used by the British for detaining freedom fighters.
880 square km
Can be visited throughout the year, although the best time considered to visit Dooars is between mid-September to May
In summer light cotton in winter light woollens, umbrella & raincoat are useful all time.
Hindi, Bengali, and English
Nearest Railway Station
New Mall Bazar & NJP (Broad Gauge)