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Chilapata Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: Jalpaiguri District, Birpara, India
Phone Number: 9830033343
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Birpara
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 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.

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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

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Chilapata jungle struck me as a serene jungle. Not a lot of birds or animals squaking and calling out. But please do not be disheartened by this illusion. The animals are there, very much there and in plenty. We had started off a little before 0500h to catch the first gypsy in to the jungle. We caught glimpses of Peacocks... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I was not able to see any wild animals. The place definitely has a peaceful ambiance, but I couldn't get the thrill of watching any big animals. Though, somehow, I spotted the Rhino.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We toured extensively inside the Chilapata Wildlife Sanctuary including the Buxa Tiger Reserve in an open vehicle. But, were not fortunate enough to see any Big game.

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Siliguri, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

on 12th nov'11 midnight myself with my son,daughter,wife travvelled the same place. Saw a tiger, we were spellbound. please visit this place, I liked one line by one newzeelanders : I was mooving to this jungle for two days. I never expected any tiger or rhino. but expected one rabbit or peacock, after hunting two full days I could not... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

This thick forest is an extension of Jaldapara mainly which is bifurcated by River Torsa. The vast expanse of the dense forest has given the WB Goverment a nightmare thus the division for better administration. The jungle is calm & serene. It's a good place to spot the Indian One Horned Rhino. This place is also full of butterflies &... More 

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Kolkata, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Chilapata Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of River Torsa opposite to Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary. The forest is very dense and will definitely attract the Jungle Lovers, it is a must see destination if you are visiting the forest of Dooars. The range of thick vegetation with varied flora and fauna and the aura will definitely attract persons who... More 

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