Dooars|Duars : Political geography
The Dooars region politically constitutes the plains of the Darjeeling District, the whole of Jalpaiguri District and the upper region of Cooch Behar District in West Bengal and the districts of Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Goalpara and Bongaigaon in the state of Assam.
Dooars|Duars : Physical geography
The altitude of Dooars area ranges from 90 m to 1750 m. There are innumerable streams and rivers flowing through these fertile plains from the mountains of Bhutan. In Assam the major rivers are Brahmaputra and Manas, and in northern West Bengal the major river is the Teesta besides many others like the Jaldhaka, Murti, Torsha, Sankosh, Dyna, Karatowa, Raidak, Kaljani among others.
Dooars|Duars : Fauna
The banks of these rivers are favorite spot for the fauna of the region and one can easily spot animals during the early hours of the day or late in the evening. It is always advisable to visit these places either during sunset or during sunrise.Bison, deer’s, elephants visit in herd. Leopards are also found here.Thus, it is always advisable to have a guide while touring. Other animals which can be spotted are rhinoceros, Gaur, Asian Elephant, Sloth bear, Chital, Bengal Tigers, Indian Wild Dogs, Indian Wolf, Pygmy Hog, Giant Squirrels, Hispid Hare, Sambar Deer, Barking deer, Hog deer, Wild boar, etc.
Many wildlife sanctuaries and national park like
Manas National Park
Buxa National Park
Chapramari Wildlife Reserve
in West Bengal are located in this region.
offers multitude options to
visitors like trekking, adventure sports and nature trails.The
Gorumara National Park
was declared the "Best National Park" in 2010.
Dooars|Duars: How To Reach
can be reached by rail, road and air. since the majority of hotels and
resorts are located at Lataguri, the most convenient entry to the Dooars is
through NJP or New Mal junction. The nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB). India
Beacons Sojourn arranges for pickup from all road and rail heads in the