Once famous for dolomite mining, Buxa was declared a tiger reserve in 1983 and got the status of National park in 1992. Located in the Assam-Bhutan border, Buxa has an area of 745 sq km, the largest in North Bengal and has the second highest tiger population in West Bengal after Sunderbans. Apart from that, the park holds maximum number of elephant, Indian bison, leopard, many species of deer and many smaller mammals, innumerable species of birds and reptiles. Buxa is rich with bio-diversity and has a great collec... read more
Place: Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal
Nearest town: Lataguri
Best time to visit: November to April, The park is closed from mid June to mid September
Main attraction: One horned rhinoceros, elephants, bison, Brahmany Duck
Gorumara National Park is located in the Dooars (rolling hill slopes) region of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. This small forest area famous for its natural population of the Great Indian one horned Rhinoceros was declared a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1949. Later in the year 19... read more
General Information Date of establishment- 1943.
Area covered- 216square.kilometers.
Location- The sanctuary is located among the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, along the bank of Torsa River.
Know Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary! Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary is located at foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. They lie along the bank of Torsa River and are quite near to the city of Siliguri. The place was declared a sanctuary in the year 1943 so as to safeguard the wildlife of the area. The sanctuary covers a v... read more