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Jaldapara National Park, (formerly Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary) is a national park situated at the foothills of Eastern Himalayas in Alipurduar Sub-Division of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal and on the bank of river Torsa is best known for its Jaldapara Elephant Safari. Jaldapara is situated at an altitude of 61 m and is spread across 216.51 km2 (83.59 sq mi) of vast grassland with patches of reverie forests. It was declared a sanctuary in 1941 for the protection of the great variety flora and fauna. Today, it has the largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceros in the state, an animal threatened with extinction.
The nearby Chilapata Forests is an elephant corridor between Jaldapara and the Buxa Tiger Reserve and one of the dense forests in West Bengal. Also close by is the Gorumara National Park, known for its population of Indian Rhinoceros. The forest is mainly savannah in nature covered with tall elephant grasses. The main attraction of the national park is the Indian one-horned rhinoceros. The park holds the largest rhino population in India after Kaziranga National Park in Assam. Other animals in the park include Royal Bengal Tigers, elephants, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, hog deer, wild pigs and bison.
Now, Hollong Tourist Lodge - the main attractions of Jaldapara is located deep inside the dense forest of Jaldapara Nation Park (almost 8 km inside the forest) and staying in this lodge guests experience the closeness of nature at it best. Outside the lodge, there is a open space where a salt pit is placed by the forest department to attract the wild animals like Indian Gours, Elephants, Rhinos, Deer, Sambars, Wild Pigs, Indian Bison etc. The best attractions of Hollong Tourist Lodge are the Elephant Safari in Jaldapara which is organized by the forest department on daily basis when forest is open. To earn a ticket for Jaldapara Elephant Safari, Hollong tourists get the first preference. Because of limited no of elephants (6 to 7), daily 2 trips are done by this trained elephant depending upon the weather condition and health of the elephant. So if slots are open left, then outside guests gets the chance for elephant ride. The Jaldapara Elephant Safari Charges are approx Rs 1200 per person and 6 person at a time can board on an elephant. To avail this either you can opt for Jaldapara Elephant Safari Online Booking or can contact NatureWings - we will help you to secure the Hollong Booking along with Jaldapara Elephant Safari.
Jaldapara is a paradise for bird watchers. It is one of the very few places in India, where the Bengal florican is sighted. The other birds to be found here are the crested eagle, Pallas's fish eagle, shikra, Finn's weaver, jungle fowl, peafowl (peacock), partridge, and lesser Pied Hornbill. Pythons, monitor lizards, kraits, cobras, geckos, and about 8 species of freshwater turtles can also be found here. Many of the animals in the park are endangered, like the Indian one-horned rhino and elephants. So to behold the exquisite wildness of the forest, travel Dooars with NatureWings - The Best North Bengal Package Tour operator and specialist.
Please Note : Each member looking for Jaldapara Elephant Safari or Jaldapara Jeep Safari should carry original Voter Card or Passport or Driving license (Pan card and Aadhar Card are not valid) along with four copies of Xerox and 3 copies of passport size photographs. In case of child you can carry School ID proof and Birth Certificate along with photographs.
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