Itinerary:WO 04WL – 6N & 7D - JALDAPARA (02N) – GORUMARA (02N) –RIKISUM (01N)– KALIMPONG ( 01N)
Duration:06 NIGHTS & 07 DAYS
Highlights:JALDAPARA, GORUMARA, RIKISUM, KALIMPONG
Day 01: Arrival & transfer to Jaldapara National Park
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) (143km, 3 ½ – 4 hrs. drive approx.) / New Jalpaiguri (NJP) ( 130 km , 3 - 3 ½ hrs. drive approx.) / Hasimara Railway station ( 12 km , 20 min. drive approx.).meet & greet session then transfer to Jaldapara National Park.post lunch stand in a queue to collect ticket for the elephant ride ( need to book in advance by the visitors himself).Overnight stay at Jaldapara , under Jaldapara National Park.
Day 02:Elephant safari – day trip to Jayanti , Rajabhatkhawa
Early morning enjoy thrilling elephant safari in Hollong.This is the most exciting journey to be enjoyed during your stay at Jaldapara.The forest is mainly savannah covered with tall elephant grasses.One can sight Asiatic one horned Rhinocerous , leopard, elephants, sambar, barking deer, spotted deer, hog deer, wild pigs, and bison. Back to your stay , post breakfast proceed for a day trip to Rajabhatkhawa ( 49 km , 2 hrs. drive approx.) “ The gateway of Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) , Jayanti ( 64 km , 2 ½ hrs. drive approx.) A picturesque spot along the meandering Jayanti river forming a natural border with beautiful Bhutan hills..A drive of another 5 km from Jayanti more you reach Santalabari where you could enjoy the trek to Buxa Fort ( 4 km , 2 hrs. trek).Post lunch back toJaldapara & night stay.
Day 03 :Transfer to Gorumara National Park
Post breakfast check out & proceed for Gorumara National Park (90 km, 2 ½ - 3 hrs. drive approx).Check in resort freshen up.Post lunch experience Jungle safari / watch tower ( subject to availability & optional).Overnight stay at Lataguri / Murti under Gorumara National Park.
Day 04 : Samsing – Suntalekhola – Jhalong – Bindu( Day trip)
Post breakfast proceed for a day visit to Samsing , Suntalekhola , Rocky island , Jhalong , Bindu , Jaldhaka Hydel project.These segment of excursion will take you to the closest view of the virgin nature in Dooars.Overnight stay atLataguri / Murti under Gorumara National Park.
Day 05: Transfer to Rikisum
Early morning Jungle safari / watch tower ( subject to availability & optional), Post breakfast check out & proceed for Rikisum via Gorubathan , Lava road , experience the scenic beauty of Gorubathan & Lava.One can have lunch on the way at Lava & visit to Lava Monastery (walkable distance).Overnight stay at Rikisum.
Day 06 :Kalimpong city tour & night stay
Post breakfast check out & drive for local city tour of Kalimpong (15km, 30 min/. drive approx.).Visit Deolo view point , Mangal Dham , Pine view cactus nursery , Army golf course (drive pass) , Dr.Grahams home.Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Day 07 : Departure to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB)
After breakfast transfer to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport (IXB) (72 kilometers 2 ½ - 3 hours’ drive approx.).