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The Buxa Tiger Reserve is situated inside the Buxa national park in Dooars, North Bengal. Geographically, the forest is situated in sinchula hill range at northern side along the international border of Bhutan. Eastern portion is the Manas National Park of Assam state. South west is Chilapata forest. So as a whole, the place compasses as many as eight forest types and serves as international corridor for Asian elephant migration between India to Bhutan. The forest made up with the trees including shal, champ, gamar, shimul and chikrasi. In addition to the beautiful nature and wild life, an attractive view point is Buxa Fort. It was detention camp for Indian freedom fighters during freedom movement.

The place is identified own self with flavor of green darkness as well as some exotic wildlife, Buxa National Park is the largest forest in Dooars.

 

 

Sight Seeing of Buxa Tiger Reserve

At the time jungle safari apart from the Bengal Tiger there are plenty of leopard, fishing cat, jungle cat, Indian civet, wild dogs, Malayan giant squirrels, mongooses, Asian elephant, hoog deer, wild buffalo, python, monitor lizard and a host of land tortoise are available. A number of animals like Chinese pangolin, royal python, and clouded leopard are endemic to the region. Both endemic as well as migrated birds are rich of the avifauna. Migrated birds are Himalayan Goosanders, Ibis bill, common teal, large whistling teal, white Eyed Poachared etc. found at Narathali lake. Inhabitant birds are folk tails, verities of red stars, wag tails, hornbills and rarest bird is black necked crane specially on early winter. The Buxa fort is one of prime attraction of the reserve. We are emotionally attached with fort because many freedom fighters, including Netaji, were imprisoned here during the British rule. It’s such a dangerous place for prisoners, that nothing can be available outside the fort if they want to escape from here. To reach the place, one has to trek 4km from Santhlabari ( the entry point of forest).You also find a sacred temple of Mahakaleswar Jyotirlinga. At the time of  “Shiva chaturdashi” huge congregation of the worshipers  of lord Shiva.

 

 

Nearby Sight Seeing of Buxa Tiger Reserve

Attractive side new point are Rhipsu wildlife sanctuary to the north or reserve, the Manas National Park on east, the Chilapata forest and Jaldapara sanctuary to the south-west. However the most popular destination is Jayanti. The place is a sensational view point with river jayanti and jayanti hill, stretch your weary legs as the cool breeze brushes away all the exhaustion. The music of wilderness, the chirping of unknown birds, the song of wild stream and fragrance of nature create fantastic feeling at the time of jungle safari. Also the Mahakal cave stands for warm reception of an old stagger ling priest at the stalactite cave of jayanti hill. It is difficult to enter into the narrow dark, damp cave but trying the same may be another precious adventure. There is another trekking route from Buxa fort, walk for 4 Kms and reach the Rovers point- the land of the unknown birds. 12km trekking to Rupam valley in Bhutan is one of the exciting adventures for the tourists.

 

 

Visiting Time at Buxa Tiger Reserve

Any time of the year except the rainy season when jungle became closed.

 

 

Communication of Buxa Tiger Reserve

By Train:- Avail Kanchankanya Express towards Alipurduar Junction. The train leaving from Sealdaha at 8.30pm and reaching time at 12.10pm. From there avail hired car for santlabari (17km). Other trains way to North Bengal you have to get down at NJP. From there hired car reach the destination (150km).

By Bus:- From Kolkata avail bus service to NJP by public and private bus. From NJP avail bus service to Alipurduar.
By Air:- From Dum Dum Airport to Bagdogra Airport and after then hired car towards destination (150km).

 


 

 

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