Discover Alipurduar : A Wildlife Paradise in West Bengal!
Alipurduar, West Bengal, India



West Bengal, India

Alipurduar is a city located on the east bank of the Kaljani River in the northern plains of West Bengal about 200kms from Darjeeling. It is a major town in the eastern Dooars region and acts as a stopover to several tourist attractions which are part of North Bengal Tourism. Alipurduar acts as a gateway to Bhutan and North Eastern states of India. This town Located in the Dooars region is known for its scenic beauty, since the colonial period.

Alipurduar Travel Tips

Places to visit around Alipurduar:

  • Buxa Tiger Reserve: A major tourist destination known for its natural beauty and wildlife, located about 10 km from Alipurduar Station.
  • Chilapata Forest: Offers elephant corridors and wildlife tourism opportunities, about an hour's drive from Alipurduar.
  • Jaldapara National Park: Famous for its one-horned rhinoceros population, about an hour's drive from Alipurduar.
  • Rajabhatkhawa: A scenic spot near the Buxa Tiger Reserve, about 20 minutes from Alipurduar.
  • Jayanti: A deep forest area with forest rest houses, about 15 km from Rajabhatkhawa.
  • Bhutanghat: Another scenic spot near the Buxa Tiger Reserve, about an hour from Alipurduar.

Best time to visit Alipurduar:

The best time to visit Alipurduar is during the winter months from October to March. This period offers pleasant and temperate weather, making it ideal for outdoor activities such as trekking and animal safaris. Additionally, the winter season is considered the best time to visit the wildlife sanctuaries in Alipurduar, including the Buxa Tiger Reserve and Jaldapara National Park

For a customized tour experience you can contact Karma at +91-7669503993 or email to

Alipurduar Facts

Alipurduar was named after Colonel Hedayat Ali Khan, who fought against the Bhutanese army in 1865.  It is a major rail junction connecting Kolkata, New Delhi, and Guwahati

Dooars Utsav is an annual fair held in Alipurduar, celebrating the rich diversity and traditions of the Dooars region. It features traditional dances, music performances, local cuisine stalls, and handicraft exhibitions, promoting cultural exchange and tourism. It is an important calendar event in North Bengal Tourism

How to Reach

Flight By Air

The nearest airports are Cooch Behar (COH IATA), Rupsi (RUP IATA), and Bagdogra (IXB IATA) in Siliguri, which handles daily flights from major Indian cities and international flights to Paro and Bangkok

Train By Train

Alipurduar has four railway stations, including Alipurduar, Alipurduar Court, Alipurduar Junction, and New Alipurduar, with New Alipurduar being the busies

Car By Road

Buses run by North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) and Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) are available in Alipurduar.

Book Homestays around Alipurduar

Book Homestays around Alipurduar

Tour Packages around Alipurduar

Tour Packages around Alipurduar