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Chilapata Forest

Situated in the heart of Eastern Dooars at Himalayas foothills, Chilapata Forest serves as the corridor between Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary and Buxa Tiger Reserve. The park is famous for One-horned Rhino and Asian Elephant and other animals like Wild Boar and Leopard are also present in this forest. More than 20 species of snakes and a large variety of butterflies found here which is quite famous. The forest is 20km away from New Alipurduar town.

Distance in km from Siliguri : The reserve is located proximately 176.7kms away from Siliguri.

How to Reach from Siliguri


Nearest Railway station :
The nearest Railway station is Alipurduar Junction and other is New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP) in Siliguri.

How to Reach Chilapata by Road
It takes 1 hour 21 minutes to reach Chillpata forest from Siliguri. And the Driving distance between Chilapata forests and Siliguri is 176.7 km.

Highlights of Chilapata

The deadly forest has lots of activities to see and do., let us look some of the highlights :

  • It is the home of 23 species of herbivores and carnivorous. More than 180 bird species are found in this forest.
  • Here you could spot one-horned rhino, Asian elephant, Bison, leopard, wild boar, sambar and indulge in bird watching as well.
  • Jungle safari is this biodiversity is really enticing which gives you chance to see wild animals.
  • Tonga ride through tea gardens, boating on Bania River.
  • The major attraction of this dense forest is Nalraj Garh which was built in the 5th Centaury during Gupta's period. The fort of Nal Kings is situated in the deep inside of forest and has historical and archaeological significance.
  • There is a watchtower beside Torsa River which gives very chances to view endangered animals.


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