The Dooars is the region that forms the gateway to Bhutan from India and also known as “DUAR”. “DUAR” means ‘door’ in Assamese, Bengali, Nepali, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Magahi and Telugu languages. The Dooars lies on the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India as well as around Bhutan. The Dooars region straddle the plains of Darjeeling District, the whole of Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar District and the upper region of Coochbehar Districts in west Bengal and also constitute the Districts of Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Goalpara and Bongaigaon in the state of Assam. Bison is the animal that is found in Dooars Region. The major river is the Teesta besides many other like the Jaldhaka, Torsha, Murty, Sankosh, Karatoya, Raidak, kaljani and Dyna. The Dooars is the land of Dense Forest and lavish green Tea garden, Scattering rivers and Reserves of wildlife Sanctuaries and National Park.Places of interest in Dooars & Siliguri are Baikanthapur Forest, Bodaganj, Sevoke Kali Mandir, Sevoke Coronation Bridge, Iskcon Temple at Siliguri, Savin Kindom, Jalpesh Temple, Jatileswar Temple, Bateswar Temple, Mongpong, Mahananda Wild Life Sanctuary, Chuikhim, Rongo, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary,Gossaihat Nest, Jhalong, Bindu, Paren, Todey, Tangta, Kalipur, Khuntimari Forest, Lataguri – Gorumara National Park, Neora Jungle Camp, Panjhora, Chalsa, Rocky Island, Samsing, Chilapata Forest, Dhumchi Forest, Garuchira, Jayanti – Buxa Tiger Reserve, Kunjanagar, Malongi, Nilpara, Raja Bhatkhawa, Rangamati, Khairbari Leopard rescue centre.The Resorts in the Dooars region are like a Dream House aspecting you could live every time. You can also travel to Dooars through various Dooars Tour Packages provided by the Dooars Travel agents.
You might have not noticed above that if you plan your Trip/Tour to Dooars then where will you stay at night in a dense forest. Don’t worry, there are several hotels and resorts in this region where you can take shelter at night and also experience the nature in the midnight. Some of the cheap hotels and resorts in Dooars are far away from the forest as they cannot afford security to the customers. Just relax; there are 8 top/luxury resorts in Dooars which will help you to stay in peace and dense forest. These 8 resorts are situated in different places but lies inside Dooars region. They are as follows:
1. Aranya Jungle Resort:
Aranya Resort is in Lataguri since 1970. Aranya Resort gives visitors a unique and natural experience about the Dense Forest and as well as the greenery of the Mountains. Aranya Resort is one of the Luxury resort in Dooars. Well trained, experienced and managed staffs are always ready to provide their services during the stay of the Guest. It is a very relaxing resort for visitors who want to spend some time amidst serene beauty and also want to enjoy the modern life. Facilities available include cyber café, restaurant, Dooars Car Rental, conference hall, discotheque, sightseeing, shuttle service etc.
2. Green Lagoon Resort:
Green lagoon resort is located in Lataguri. Lataguri is a bitty small forest sheathed village close to Gorumara National Park known as the “Treasure of East Himalaya”. It is a 3 star resort located at a distance of 69.2km from Bagdogra airport, 52.2km from NJP (New Jalpaiguri Railway Station), 23km from New Maynaguri Railway Station, 19.8km from Malbazar Bus Stop. This resort has Banquet Facilities, Barbecue Area and Multi Cuisine Restaurant. Tourists can experience the diverse vegetation and wildlife and indulge in fishing, boating, swimming and bird watching. Green Lagoon Hotel and Resort has 14 guest rooms in the category of 6 AC double bedded and 6 non-AC triple bedded rooms and 2 cottages. All the rooms are forest facing and have hot water facility, room service and television. Green Lagoon Hotel and Resort has an extensive lawn, in-built lake and an in-house restaurant. The other amenities in the resort include doctor on call, travel desk,Car Hire in dooars, car parking, laundry service, conference hall and deposit locker. Green Lagoon Hotel and Resort has facilities for babysitting and indoor and outdoor games.
3. Bamboo Village Resort:
Bamboo Village Resort in Dooars is a full-clad Jungle Eco Village Resort. It is located in a wondrous place which lies in North Chilapata, 1km away from the Dense Natural Forest. Toorsha River is very close to the Resort. It is an ideal place to explore the Nature at its best.
4. Green Touch Dooars Eco Resort:
Green Touch Dooars Eco Resort in Lataguri is located in Jalpaiguri district of North Bengal. It is almost 90km from Bagdogra Airport, 80km from Njp, siliguri. Lataguri is one of Bengal’s recently developed tourist destination that lies close to ever-popular Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Lava, Lolegaon and Gangtok, the most eye spellbound nature beauty carried by the lap of Himalayan Range. With sun and surf of cloud, pristine green valley and untrammeled silt jungle made this resort popular among the tourists. Green Touch Dooars Eco Resorts at Lataguri has a wide variety of creature comforts and activities at your transfer. The Resort not only offers well-furnished luxurious rooms with equitable prices but also pleasant-tasting Indian and Bengali cookery to make visitors their tour Memorable.
5. The Riverwood Forest Retreats Dooars:
Riverwood Forest Retreat Dooars spread over 20 Acres with 12 Premier Rooms one may enjoy it as a Peaceful retreat or a base for exploring the Natural Attractions of the Dooars being the Wildlife Sanctuaries, Tea Gardens, or places of sightseeing.The rooms are designed in soothing colors of light green, that’s further complemented with crisp and soft white linens. The rooms are designed for comfort and equipped with work area keeping in mind the needs of the modern traveler Well-equipped conference and banquet facilities are available in Riverwood Forest Retreat Dooars. The Resort is Just 2 hours’ drive from Siliguri towards Bhutan.
6. Panchavati Forest Resort:
Panchavati Forest Resort is one of the Grand resorts in Lataguri and one of the best budget hotels Dooars. There is an open-air restaurant, a lawn with a well-maintained garden and children’s park at the resort. It is an ideal place to explore the jungle safari of Gorumara, Chapramari and Jaldapara. Chapramari, 32 km from Panchavati is famous for its jungle and elephants. Jaldapara is one of the most luxuriant forests of the region and is surrounded by tea estates.The Resort is situated in 30 km. from Jalpaiguri Town Station / 27 km from Jalpaiguri Road Station / 25 km. from New Mal junction / 75 km from N.J.P Railway station and 95 km from Bagdogra Airport.
7. Tuskers Den Forest Resort:
Tuskers Den Forest Resort in Lataguri is one of the largest budget resorts of Lataguri beside Gorumara National Park. The Resort is almost 2.14 acres of land which includes two water-bodies one teak plantation and a beautiful landscaped garden. It is located, just opposite to Gorumara Nature Interpretation Center. The Appu Valley Tea Estate is 2.2 km and the Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary is 7 km. This resort is 26 km from Jalpaiguri Railway Station and 78 km from Bagdogra Airport which is situated in Siliguri. The Resort offers facilities like safari, travel desk, Dooars car rental, air and rail booking, pick up and drop facility, drivers rest room etc. Tuskers Den Forest Resort has well trained staff and a pleasing ambience to give you a well merited holiday experience.
8. The Reserve Gorumara:
The Reserve Gorumara is the first 4 star Resorts in Dooars. The Resort in Gorumara is located in Lataguri which provides Free WiFi access in the public areas of this resort. The Resort is at a distance of 78.5 km from Bagdogra Airport and 51.6km from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station. Guest can see Gorumara National Park and many other notable spots during their stay. They are pleased to announce the opening of Bar at the Salt Pit Restaurant. Come enjoy a wide selection of spirits, liquor, wines and beers along with lip smacking snacks and mouthwatering food.
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