• Alipurduar District, West Bengal, India
  • 26.6905° N, 89.2806° E
  • 4-21 °C Nov-Feb, 15-28 °C Mar-Apr and 16-32 °C May-Oct
  • mid-May to mid-Oct and average annual rainfall is 382 cm.
  • INR
  • Bengali, Hindi, Nepali

General Information About Jaldapara

Situated in the Eastern foothills of the Himalayas, the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary along with Gorumara National Park is famous for one horned rhinoceros, elephants and Bengal Tigers, spotted deers, barking deers, sambhar deers, bison, wild pig, hog deer and bison.

The skies here too will be a part of your tourist spot with a sizeable variety of eagles, Bengal florican, Indian Hornbill, jungle fowl, peafowl, partridges and more. Varieties of eagles such as the crested eagle and fishing eagle can also be seen. You can also visit the Gorumara National Park nearby and the ruins of an old fort situated inside the Chilapata Forest. Since Jaldapara is famous for its innumerable elephants, you can take an elephant ride through the park. Alternately, you can also take the Safaris available on hire.

September to May are the best months to visit Jaldapara, while the monsoons must be skipped as the park is closed during the season.