Madarihat is a small town on the forest fringe of Jaldapara National Park. Madarihat town and its surrounding area are where you are most likely to stay if you intend to visit the forests of Jaldapara. It is located right on the National Highway 31 and there is also a small rail station in town. Hence traveling to Madarihat is not much of a problem. From here you can not only visit the forests of Jaldapara but Chilapata, Phuentsholing, Totopara, and Buxa can be visited easily from here too.
The most famous tourist accommodation is the West Bengal Tourism (WBTDC) owned and managed Madarihat Tourist Lodge. This is considered the best place to stay around Jaldapara. In recent years a number of private tourist accommodations have also come up in the vicinity. Naturebeyond, the travel company behind this website, is authorized marketing agent of WBTDC and also has relationships with a number of private resort owners. Feel free to submit the form below for booking of accommodation around Madarihat.
Things to See
Madarihat is the base for travel to Jaldapara forests. The entry gate for the forest is within walking distance from the town. You may visit the Jaldapara page for more information on local attractions.