Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuaries

Jaldapara Sanctuary is of 26 sq. km where one-horned rhinoceros, elephant, sambhar, barking deer, spotted deer etc. can be spotted.

The drive to Jaldapara takes you over the coronation bridge through the dense forests to the Bengal Plains and through the tea gardens to Madrihat. The birds to be found here are the Crested Eagle, Pallas's Fishing Eagle and shikra, besides Jungle fowl, peafowl, patridges, Bengal Florican and lesser Pied Hornbill. Python, monitor lizards, krates, cobras, geckos and about 8 species of fresh water turtles have also found sanctuary here.

Genaral Information

How to reach:
It is 3 hours from Siliguri. The nearest airport is Bagdogra, 140 kms from the sanctuary

Where to stay:
Accommodation is available in the forest lodges in Madarihat, just outside the sanctuary.

This tour can be clubbed with your visit to Sikkim, Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Gorumara and Bhutan.

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