Jaldapara & Lataguri 6N/7D
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Hasimara Station/NJP/IXB|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 08:15 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 05:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable clothing, jacket and sunscreen.|
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Jaldapara / Hollong
You will be received by our official at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) – Drive to Madarihat. The drive is nearly 4 – 4 ½ over a distance of approximately 155 km Via Malbazaar & Chalsa. Lunch on reaching the Resort at Jaldapara near Jaldapara National Park.
Day 2:Safari and Elephant Ride & Visit to either Totopara
Early morning drive to Hollong for thrilling Elephant Safari (your cost) is organized in the early morning from Hollong. It offers the exquisite beauty of the vast grassland of Jaldapara.One can sight Indian rhinos, bison, deer and Asiatic elephants. Back to resort for breakfast. Drive to Totapara; famous for the Dooars aboriginals Totos;Totoapara is 22 km away. Toto is an isolated tribal group residing only in a small enclave called Totopara which is located at the foot of the Himalayas just to the south of the border of Bhutan on the western bank of Torsa river. Back to resort. Evening stroll at the meadow near the resort or watch tower to spot wildlife. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara / Hollong.
Day 3: Sightseeing to Chilapata & Phuentsholling
Early morning one can proceed to Chilapata, nearly 26 km from Jaldapara or Alipurduar. The forest is used by the Elephants as a corridor to migrate. Chilapata Forest Reserve, NalRajarGarh, Barodabari/ Malangi and KodalBosti are the place of interest. Interesting is Ram Guna Tree locally called is knownas the tree that bleed. Back to Resort – Post Lunch one can visit Phuentsholling (Bhutan Border). The frontier town in southern Bhutan nearly. Phuntsholing or Phuentsholing is the administrative seat of the Chukha district; a thriving commercial centre, it is home to a potpourri of ethnic groups intermingling at the point where the countries Bhutan and India meet.Temple called ZangthoPelriLhakhang, Monastery KharbandiGoemba, Crocodile breeding centerand the local market is the places of interest. – Back to resort. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara / Hollong.
Day 4:Transfer to Lataguri (Gorumara National Park)
Early morning breakfast – Check out from Jaldapara. Drive to Lataguri; 75 km, 2 hours. Check into the Resort and have lunch or one can have lunch outside rich tropical forests, innumerable hill streams cutting across the green carpet, undulating plains makes this a tourist hotspot. Visit to someoffbeat place in the lap of Himalaya with wildlife or afternoon (4 PM – 6 PM), go for jungle Jeep Safari and a few Watch Tower with Buffalo Cart ride (your cost) if tickets are available. In the late evening campfire & tribal dance at the resort can be arranged (Optional). Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Latagturi.
Day 5:Local Sight Seeing to Jhalong, Bindu
Early morning Breakfast. Visit to Jhalong, Bindu in the lap of Himalaya. The area is known for its diversified flora and fauna.Jhalong is on the bank of the river Jaldhakaon the Indo-Bhutan border in the foothills of the Himalayas, on the way to Bindu. Major attraction are scenic beauty, birds and the Water body.Bindu is the last village of West Bengal before one enters Bhutan on the bank of river Jaladhaka a natural physical boundary separating West Bengal and Bhutan. The place is also known for Ginger & cardamom plantations.Lunch en-route or back to resort by 2 P M and have Lunch. Early evening (04 P M to 06 P M) Jungle Jeep Safari (your cost) subjected to availability of tickets. In the late evening one can stroll around the market area. Guest are advised not to stroll away from the crowd towards the forest. Back to resort. Cultural Show can be arranged at Supplement cost. Nightstay in Hotel / Resort at Lataguri.
Day 6:Local Sight Seeing Samsing, Suntaleykhola
Early morning Breakfast.Next one has to leave for Excursion. Visit Samsing, Suntaleykhola in the lap of Himalaya. The area is known for its diversified flora and fauna.Samsing is a village at around 3000 feet known for its landscape, tea gardens and the forest. It is also a gateway to Neora Valley National Park. Rolling Tea Estates are a treat to watch & SuntaleyKhola is named from a stream named Suntaley. One can spot exotic species of birds and butterflies. Visitors can cherish the natural natures beauty of this hamlet.Lunch en-route or back to resort by 2 PM. Night Stay in Hotel / Resort at Lataguri.
Day 7:Departure transfer to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)
Early morning breakfast. Check Out Time 11 AM. Next one has to drive to Siliguri (or any local Railway Station of your choice), on the way to Bagdogra Airport / NJP. It is a approximately 90 km drive and is nearly 2 ½ – 3 hours via Sevoke Coronation Bridge / Sevoke Kali Mandir. One can stop at Coronation Bridge for photography and scenic beauty if time permits. One can also have some refreshment if time permits The traffic will be more hence one has to start early. Reach Bagdogra Airport / NJP. Tour ends.