• Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal, India
  • 26.6887° N, 88.4118° E
  • 11-18 °C Nov-Feb, 20-27 °C Mar-Apr and 23-31 °C May-Oct
  • mid-May to mid-Oct and average annual rainfall is 382 cm.
  • INR
  • Bengali, Hindi, Nepali

General Information About Gajoldoba

Gajoldoba is a small village in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal. It is located 25 kms distance from siliguri. It is a picturesque tourist destination on the Teesta Barrage fully surrounded by Baikunthapur Forest Gajoldoba is 25 kms from Siliguri, Gajoldoba is a picturesque tourist destination on the Teesta Barrage, Jalpaiguri District adjacent to the Baikunthapur Forest. On the way you can visit Baikunthapur Palace & Gate, Devi Chowdhuranis Temple at Jalpaiguri Town, Tea Garden, Bhabani Pathaks’ Temple at Shikarpur Tea Estate, Bodaganj Forest, Bhramoridevis Temple at Bodaganj (21Km. from Jalpaiguri) and Teesta Barrage at Gajoldoba (Bird watching at Gajoldoba). Kathambari Forest.

The Gajoldoba Tourism Hub is structured as an integrated multi product. The region is ideal for nature tourist specially bird lovers can visit, Gajoldoba is a store framed by the first Teesta Barrage, which was assembled for irrigational purposes. It is encompassed by the Baikunthapur woodlands, and is an hour's drive from Jalpaiguri. The store is utilized by numerous water fledglings from Ladakh and Central Asia – Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Bar-headed Goose, Greylag Goose, Lesser Whistling Duck, Ruddy Shelduck, Common Shelduck, Cotton Teal, Tufted Duck, Common Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, Spot-charged Duck, Mallard, Great Cormorant, Indian Cormorant, Little Cormorant, Indian Pond Heron, Gray Heron, Purple Heron, Northern Lapwing, River Lapwing, Gray-headed Lapwing, Little Ringed Plover, and so forth. It is a good place to see migrating and wintering raptors, plus grebes. Some birds seen here are Common Shelduck, Falcated Duck, Garganey, Red crested Pochard, Ferruginous Pochard, Lesser Sand Plover, Northern Lapwing, Osprey, Western and Eastern Marsh Harriers, Hen Harrier, Peregrine, Great Crested and Black necked Grebes.

The Gajoldoba barrage is described as an "unexplored destination" on the banks of the Teesta River in Jalpaiguri with an awe-inspiring backdrop view of Kanchenjunga Range and surround by the Baikunthapur Forest it an excellent place for the people who like to spend some quality time amidst nature. Explore Gajoldoba a place hidden from all the rambunctious of a city which act as a host for the migratory bird along the bank of river Teesta with the mesmerizing view of snow clad mountain.