North-Bengal is endowed with some of the richest natural forests in India. The forests of the region include Tropical Moist Deciduous, Himalayan Moist Temperate, Himalayan Dry Temperate, Tropical Semi-Evergreen, Tropical Dry Deciduous, Subtropical Broadleaved Hill, Subtropical Pine forests.
West Bengal has forest cover of 1.19 million ha, much of which is in the Darjeeling and Dooars region of North-Bengal. There is a tiger reserve in the region known as Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR), wildlife sanctuaries at Jaldapara and Mahananda, National parks at Gorumara, Neora Valley and Singalila.
With such wide and varied forest cover, the region is also home to a large variety of fauna. The animals in the forest include Rhino, Tiger, Leopard, different varieties of Deer, Gaur, Monkey, Bear, the Himalayan red panda, and countless other species and subspecies of birds, reptiles, and animals.
naturebeyond organizes tours to most of these forests with prior permission of the govt. The tour options are varied and include jungle camp, jungle trek, jeep safari or elephant ride inside forests etc.