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Alipurduar

Alipurduar is the name of the easternmost district in Dooars area of West Bengal. It is also the district headquarter town. and used to be a part of Jalpaiguri district till 2014, when it was carved out into a new district of Alipurduar. Alipurduar is also a major rail-station in the north-east India bound rail route.

Attractions

Alipurduar town does not have much attraction for tourists, but within a few kms from the town, one can visit a number of places of tourist interest. The most important among this is the Buxa Tiger Reserve and its surrounding attractions. The forest of Buxa is almost adjacent to the north of Alipurduar town. Rajabhatkhawa can be reached in about 20 minutes (10 kms). Jayanti is a further 15 kms inside the forest. Jaldapara National Park, Bhutanghat, Sikiajhora, Hatipota and other attractions around Buxa are mostly within an hours drive from here.

A small bird in Dooars

To the South of Alipurduar is the historic Coochbehar town which at a distance of 25 kms can be reached in about 45 minutes. Drive towards the east of Alipurduar town for about 30 kms and you will enter Assam.

Bhutan border town of Phuentsholing – Jaigaon is about 60 kms from Alipurduar.

Getting There

Alipurduar is a major junction in the rail route to North East India. Almost all major trains travelling to North East, have a stoppage here. Hence Alipurduar is very well connected by train. The nearest major airport is Bagdogra, about 160 kms away. The National Highway 31 connects Siliguri to Alipurduar and further to Assam.

Map of the area


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