Dooars

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The Sub-Himalayan parts of the Northern West Bengal in Eastern India, presents a large range of foothill forests crawling with wildlife teagardens, transparent rivers interspersed with quiet villages and small townships of vibrant culture. Commonly known as “Dooars” this unique 130Km long and 48Km wide narrow corridor of rich bio-diversity is a paradise for Eco-Tourists and Wildlife-Nature lovers with a variety of flora, fauna and diverse tribal groups. One under the region of “Koch Dynasty” in the 16th century, the word “Dooars” derived from the local word “Duar” or Door because of the numerals no of road connection with the neiboring country of Bhutan. The region also forms a gateway to the Darjeeling, Hills, Sikkim and other states of Eastern India. Famous for its well-known corridor of migration for the Asiatic Elephant and the home of Rhinoceros Unicorns (One Horned Rhino) along with Royal Bengal Tiger, the Dooars comprises of deciduous forests of Himalayan trees and grasslands situated at an attitudinal range of 60Mt to 3200Mt. The entire region is the home to fifty different types of Mammals, three hundred species of Birds, twenty types of Reptiles, thirty different types of Amphibians in its 6 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries.