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Jaldapara National Park

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Address: NH 31 (Siliguri-Hasimara) | Madarihat, India

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Elephant ride not to be missed

Jaldapara is famous for rhinos and watching them from the back of the elephant is AWESOME!!!! It's the main attraction of Jaldapara NP. But be quick while booking for the elephant... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jaldapara is famous for rhinos and watching them from the back of the elephant is AWESOME!!!! It's the main attraction of Jaldapara NP. But be quick while booking for the elephant safari. If possible look out for the possibilities may be couple of weeks before as this safari is always on high demand. If you are lucky to stay in... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best attraction is single horn rhinoceros. Morning elephant safari for 1 hr is very interesting. Also jeep safari at afternoon also available.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1941 with the aim of protecting the Indian one-horned rhinoceros. In May 2012, its status was upgraded to that of a national park. Jaldapara is situated in the foothills of eastern Himalayas The river Torsha flows through this rain forest sanctuary which is mostly covered with tall grasses, the sanctuary encompasses a luxuriant... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It was a wildlife sanctuary and now converted to a national park. The second biggest habitat for one horn Asiatic Rhino the major attractions. Also deer, Royal Bengal Tiger, Gaur, and elephants plus different kinds of birds and reptiles. You can go for elephant or jeep safari to see wildlife. For elephant safari you need to stay in Government lodge,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Luckily seen a rhino, besides one can see peacock, ride elephants or have an car safari. Short ride but it's all about luck to see more wild animals

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Asansol, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Hello friends I have visited 2nd time in Dooars in 2013 March. Stayed in Rhino Inn. 1st go to Madarihaat, train to Birpara Stn. Then cab. Stay in Madarihaat, book online at Jaldapara tourist Lodge or Holong Bungalow ( Forest Dept.) If possible, rare bcoz only 8rooms there, 2 are reserved always for VIPs. Otherwise stay close to entry point... More 

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Kolkata, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

It is a National Park in Dooars and is under Alipur duar district in west bengal. Famous for one horned Rhinos, the Jungle has to be visited in wee hours to experience the wild life and the nature's blend. Many safari services are available that carries a group of 6 to 7 people for a Jungle tour halting at various... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice with pure atmosphere of t garden very healthy for patient to improve health condition.good to see greenery n pure air for breathing its natural pure air.My parents liked this very much.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

A ride to the jungle on the back of an elephant and seeing the one-horn rhinos up and close is an experience of a lifetime. We took an early morning ride and did not feel the heat of April at all. The elephant took us through dense forest and water bodies so that we could get very close view of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

If you would to get the flavor of Dooars you must stay at Holong bunglow which is situated at the heart of the jungle. You will find wild animals will come in front of the bungalow all day. We found a big rhnio was grazing in the garden of the bunglow in the evening. Food is a xied menu. Service... More 

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