Rajabhatkhawa is approachable by both road and rail from Siliguri nearly 155 kilometers and Alipurduar only 15 kilometers. its nearly 15 kilometers from Jayanti. Surrounded by dense forests is an ideal place for the wild life lovers. The main attraction of this place is “Rajabhatkhawa museum”
The museum based on animals and jungles.There is a Orchidorium and leopard rescue center with a museum.During our trip to Jaldapara( Dec,2012) we visited Rajabhatkhawa museum.Its like a jungle Musuem based on wild life..There are different body parts of lepard,tiger,elephant.
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Jungle Calling :-
The nearest sightseeing destination is the famous Buxa Tiger Reserve, which is famous for its ruined Fort, wild elephants, leopards,bisons and a host of wild animals.According to this museum last tiger was in jungle in the year 1960. All required entry permits to this Buxa Tiger Reserve are issued from Rajabhatkhawa Nature Interpretation Centre.
Though in the duars jungle lepard is still there.There are many drawings of
lepard.It is said a king was eating rice at the time of war so the name of this place is rajabhatkhawa.
The ANIMAL RESCUE CENTRE of RAJABHATKHAWA is another popular tourist attraction of this place. The ANIMAL RESCUE CENTRE is where the injured leopards and tigers are treated till they are normal before they are released back in the forests. Here visitors may watch TIGER, LEOPARD, BISON and some other animals. This is also a good place to know the wilds behavior.
Nice place for wild life..The weather is so good at the time of our tour we enjoyed lot.Best time to visit Rajabhatkawa with family is December.
Tour Summary :
Date – 18/12/2012
Tour Members : 6
Tour plan :
Day 1 : Kolkata to New Mal Jn.
Day 2 : New Mal Jn Lataguri. Lataguri Jungle safari.
Day 3 : Lataguri signt scene.
Day 4 : New Mal Jn to Madarihat, Jaldapara
Day 5 : Jaldapara Jungle safari and Jaldapara Sight scene. Rajabhatkhawa and Jayanti.
Day 6 : Morning : Jaldapara to Phuentsholing. Just local sight scene. Phuentsholing to Hasimara. From Hasimara back to Kolkata.
Day 7 :- Reached Kolkata
Some more info :
Hotels information : Those who want to stay, Rajabhatkhawa Forest Lodge, Jalpaigur. Buxa Road, West Bengal
Carry list :- Nothing special..
Notes :- Photogrpahy is prohibited inside the museum.
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