DOOARS (NORTH BENGAL) JUNGLE CAMP TREKKING CUM TRAINING PROG’24
5 / 5 Siliguri
NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATOR / FD: Dr.
Anita Roy Choudhury
CONTACT NUMBER: 9679284868 / 9434468563
EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS: Room No-14, 3rd Floor,
Standard Charterd Building, 19, Netaji
Subhas Rd, Fairley Place, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:
Dooars is the gateway to the hill stations of
North Bengal and Bhutan. Famous for its tea gardens, forests and the River
Teesta, it is ideal for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. The region is
known for its wildlife sanctuaries where one can spot herds of deer, one-horned
rhinos, elephants, guars and reptiles. The bird population here is an
ornithologist's delight. An added attraction is the Tiger reserve. White water
rafting, trekking and jungle safaris are must dos.
is an amalgamation of Sprawling
Jungle, crisscrossing fast flowing river or springs dotted intermittently with lush green tea garden , where several endangered tribes still maintain their ethnic life style. Animals like spotted deer or elephant often
crossed the metal road, and sky is outlined with mount Kanchenjungha and others
high snowcapped peak .It’s certainly a
experience of a life time to cherish.
Jungle camp programme is
dedicated to provide a enthralling experience of nature to the hostellers, among the six National park in west Bengal we
will visit three i.e. Garumara National Park, Buxa tiger reserve& National
Park , and Neora valley national park in depth and in between we also touch
Jaldapara national park periphery during the journey .
DAY WISE SCHEDULE:
1ST DAY:- Reporting at SILIGURI_Dabgram
Youth Hostel , Near Siliguri Mahila Maha Vidyalay,P.O-Rabindra
Sarani,Siliguri,Pin-734406 after 3pm
2NDDAY:- After Breakfast team will start towards
Lataguri via Gajoldoba. Gajoldoba, a picturesque tourist destination on the
Teesta Barrage fully surrounded by Baikunthapur Forest and is only 25 kms from
Siliguri, The region is ideal for nature tourist specially bird lovers. The
water which assembled for irrigational purposes form a vast water land which we
will visit before reaching out destination Lataguri @ kadambini Jungle Resort(Licensee
Youth Hostel) before lunch around 1-30 pm. here we will stay in the periphery
of Garumara National park. Lataguri is a small town located on the hilly
terrains of the Dooars. Lying in close vicinity to some of the popular tourist
attractions like Gorumara National Park and Chapmari Wildlife Sanctuary. It’s a
great place to witness the beauty of Mother Nature. At 3pm we will start our
jungle safari to Chapramari / Medla to reach watch tower. Here possibility of
seeing Indian one horned rhinoceros, Indian gaur, several deer herds and
different birds is great. At the end of safari we will enjoy local tribal dance
along with tea. In between we can ride bullock cart to experience the beauty of
3RD DAY:- At Early morning again we start for jungle
suffer through dense forest of Yatra
Prasad / Chandrachur to witness the movement of wildlife under the special
guidance of the Forest officials.
Breakfast team will start Towards Jayanti resort on the way we will cross
jaldapara national park and Buxa tiger
We can visit Nature interpretation centre at
Buxa forest. Jayanti is a small village located along the jayanti river in the fringe
of Buxa national park and tiger reserve a natural divider between jayantia hills
and Bhutan hills. In the afternoon after lunch we will visit Pukhri lake means
pond on the hill in nepali language by a small easy trek of less than 2km. The
local people consider Pokhri Lake as a holy and sacred place. They don’t even
touch the lake water with their feet. On every Buddha Purnima, they go to the
place and worship the Pokhri, which also causes a huge crowd of tourists at
that time. Surrounded by green forested areas, vibrant with the sweet chirpings
of unknown birds and unimaginable music of the trees leaves flowing the area is
woth visitiong in any season .The lake is full of big-sized Catfish (Magur and
Singi) and Turtle, which are considered another reason to attract the tourists,
they love to feed the fishes with puffed rice. You can witness mesmerizing
sunset at jayanti river plane in the evening. An ideal place for star gazing at
4th DAY:--- After breakfast visit Buxa fort by a
small uphill trekking (2km one side). Buxa Fort is located at an
altitude of 867meters (2,844ft) in the Buxa Tiger Reserve. The Bhutan King used
the fort to protect the portion connecting Tibet with India, via Bhutan. This
fort was used as prison by the British. Many freedom fighters were imprisoned
here during the British Rule some of them later transfer to anadam Cellular
jail. After Independence the Fort is served as a refugee camp for Tibetans and
Bangladeshis. It is thrill to visit here and experience the all those stuffs
especially for the novice trekkers. Buxa fort is the main trekking point
towards lots of areas. To visit the place like historic ambience Buxa Fort is
the perfect destination.
After lunch you can move leisurely on the river bed of Jayanti,
little water there and you can enjoy the sound of flowing water sitting on the
rocks and the silence looking at the Bhutan pahar on the other side of the
5th Day: After breakfast we will do a jeep
safari in the jayanti riverbed towards bhutan border where sinchula range can
be seen, to reach famous Chhota Mahakal temple (inside a natural cave). To
reach you have to trek almost 750mt through forest. The whole river bed of
jayanti is filled with several birds and butterflies. Fireflies can be seen in
the night. Interested participants can trek to Bara Mahakal.
Camp fire and valedictory session will
be arranged in the evening
Day: Group breaks after breakfast and
drop to nearest railhead Alipurduar.
CAN PARTICIPATE? Only YHAI Member can be participated.
TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:
SILIGURI_Dabgram Youth Hostel , Near Siliguri
Mahila Maha Vidyalay,P.O-Rabindra Sarani,Siliguri,Pin-734406
nearest airport is in Bagdogra
near about 12 kilometres Siliguri. The closest major railway station is New Jalpaiguri,
on the outskirts of Siliguri,which is connected with almost all major
cities of the country
From New Jalpaiguri Railway station or
Bagdogra Airport, you can hire a car to reach; you can also take shared cars or
auto/toto to reach base camp.
Youth Hostel , Near Siliguri Mahila Maha Vidyalay,P.O-Rabindra
Sarani,Siliguri,Pin-734406 is 63 km from DARJEELING
YOUTH HOSTEL & 114 km from GANGTOK
HOW TO JOIN: Online booking is available through Schedule & Seats
of the program. (www.yhaindia.org )
Reporting Date :
Seats left :
Reporting Point : SILIGURI Dabgram Youth Hostel , Near Siliguri Mahila Maha Vidyalay,P.O-Rabindra Sarani,Siliguri,Pin-
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Shearing Basic.
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Only Nutritious Vegetarian Foods will be provided.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:
Woolens, Cotton Shirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Sun Cap, Shoes, Socks, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Packed Lunch Box, Plate, Spoon, Water purifying tablets, Pen knife, Needle, Thread, Spare buttons, Goggles, Cold cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, Rain sheet, Medicines which you normally use at home, Camera with extra batteries.
MANDATORY:---MEMBER MUST BRING TWO COPIES OF PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOS AND PASSPORT or VOTER ID/ GOVT.ID
SAFETY & SECURITY: Extensive and painstaking preparations have done into the planning of routes for your safety. Our Field Staffs have been visiting the area to check all in details, every care has been taken to ensure safety. Youth Hostels Association of India West Bengal State Branch Can Not Be Held Responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen casualties. If Participants desire to join and other activities they may do so at their own cost and responsibility and only after finishing the program and checking out.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: Smoking and Use of Alcohol and Narcotics or any description are strictly prohibited during the trekking program. Camera Charges and Entry Ticket for some places will be provided by the participants only. Carry your address proof and Photo Id.
CANCELLATION RULES: In case you are unable to join this expedition you will get a refund of 50% Rs.6750/- provided your request is received CLEARLY ONE MONTH BEFORE (EXCLUDING DAY OF REPORTING) FROM THE DAY OF REPORTING. After this date no refund application will be considered. Any unforeseen event /strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. Refund will be given after completion of the program 30 to 40 working days.
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