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Address: Jalpaiguri District, Birpara, India
Phone Number: 9830033343
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Virgin Forest in Dòoars

It was the hunting ground of the Koch Dynasty of Cooch Behar. I have not seen such a dense forest any where. Elephant, bison and rhinoceros are seen in this forest. A special tree... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

It was the hunting ground of the Koch Dynasty of Cooch Behar. I have not seen such a dense forest any where. Elephant, bison and rhinoceros are seen in this forest. A special tree named 'Ramgua' is found only in this forest , the gum comes out from such a tree is red and thick like blood.

Thank Basabraychaudhuri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

The forest road leads to Chilapata Forest village through the sanctuary is simply awesome. In broad daylight we discovered some wild elephants in the jungle. On our return journey we saw a group of 17 bisons. In between those journeys we stayed 2days in Chilapata and variety of wildlife, beauty of Bania river, early morning view of Kanchanjunga peak made... More 

Thank travelarunava
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

it is the same nothing great about safari in jungel. all jungel safaries i tried in jadhapalra and near around are the same. if you do one safari there is no need to do it againin other part of the forest.

Thank vthakkar
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The jungle of Chilapata is quite dense compared that to Jaldapara. Its on the other side of the river Torsa. Jaldapara is known as the grassland & Chilapata is the woodland. Chances of sighting, is more in Jaldapara. You will love the density of the forest. The "Ramsupari" tree is an unique tree you can see, which bleeds when cut.... More 

10 Thank Kaushik_Kol
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We have taken the jungle safari in the morning . Its an awesome jungle and dense too. You can take some photography over there. I am assuring you those photos will be one of your best photos of life. I have seen some elephants rhino peacock over there but the main thing is the density. Try to go around 6-7... More 

2 Thank Subhamoy1987
Puri, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

As compaire to Jaldapara Chilapata is far far better. Most particulerly "Chilapata Jungle Resort" Thes resort is superve. The Room and atmosfare is extrimly unique. Mr.Ganesh who is looking after the resort is a gentle man , and help us by his valuable advice. The Chilapota Jungle safari by jeep is realy worhful. Though wild animal is rare ,but rooming... More 

1 Thank jayanta_ghatak123
Howrah, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Chilapata is a dense forest in north bengal. We visited there on February.During our visit we stayed at Malangi Lodge(WBFDC), forest department bunglow and from there you can arrange the jeep safari ,elephant safari tickets.Chilapota is a dense forest and you can view the rhino,indian bison,elephant very frequently.As this is a very offbeat place you can choose this place inspite... More 

6 Thank rajivpanja
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

it takes about 2.5 hours to cover the designated route for the jungle safari - the forest is dense and we saw lots of animals - rhino, elephant, wild boar, bison, peacock.

1 Thank gshubho
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The guides were trying so hard to spot some wildlife but the jungle has really faded away. Just spotted a pair of rhinos about a kilometer away from one of the watchtowers

Thank Somnath B
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Two entry points of this forest 1. Kodalbasti (Mendabari) and 2. Barobari (Malangi). This forest can be explored either by Jeep safari or by elephant ride. The Chilapata Forest is really a dense forest near Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary in Dooars, West Bengal. Few KM away from Hasimara town. It is in between Jaldapara and Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR). Elephants, Leopards... More 

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