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Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary




Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal

Nearest town



Main attraction


One horned rhinoceros.

Best time to visit


November to April,  The park is closed from mid June to mid September

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How to Reach

Air : Bagdogra is the nearest Airport (100kms.) which is connected with Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati and other major places in the northeast.

Rail : Nearest Railway Station is Madarihat only 7 kms from the Sanctuary. The park is accessible from the rail stations at Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, Koch Bihar from where one can hire a jeep / car through National Highway 31 to Lataguri, the gateway to the park.

Road :  National highway 31 which connects Siliguri and Guwahati passes through Lataguri (about 75km from Siliguri), Chalsa and Nagrakata near the park. North Bengal State Transport Corporation Buses, Bhutan Govt. Buses, Mini Buses and Private Buses are available from Siliguri to Alipurduar via Madarihat. The Routes are (a) Darjeeling-Siliguri-Jalpaiguri (via New Teesta Bridge) – Mainaguri-Dhupguri-Gairkata-Birpara-Madarihat (140 miles or 224 kms.) (b) Darjeeling- Siliguri- Sevoke- Bagrakote- Mal- Chalsa- Nagrakata- Binnaguri – Birpara - Madarihat (214 kms.). Journey time from Siliguri about 4 hours. State buses are also available.