- The people of North Bengal are also a varied lot. The tea gardens brought in Tribals from Bengal and Bihar. The hill stations attracted people from neighboring Nepal, and the partition of 1947 brought in Hordes of Bengalis from Bangladesh.
- The Hills, the jungles and the serene beauty of undulating tea gardens spread to the horizon.
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Madarihat is the small town on the forest fringe of Jaldapara National Park. Madarihat town and its surrounding area is where you are most likely to stay if you intend to visit the forests of Jaldapara. The small town is located right on the National Highway 31 and there is also a small rail station in town. Hence travelling to Madarihat is not much of a problem. From here you can not only visit the forests of Jaldapara but also Chilapata, Phuentsholing, Totopara and Buxa can be visited easily from here.
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 authorised marketing agent of WBTDC and also has relation 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.