Places to visit around Kalipur :
Tourists can make a base in Kalipur Eco Village to visit some beautiful places in Dooars. Following places can be visited within a short time span….
Jhalung is located 30 kms from Gorumara National Park on the bank of river Jaldhaka. It’s a small township famous for its natural beauty and Jaldhaka Hydro electric project.
Bindu is 22 kms away from Jhalung and the last village of West Bengal in India and Bhutan border.
Samsing offers one of the best view of nature, tea gardens and forests.
Suntaleykhola is located on the bank of river Murti and few kms ahead of Samsing.
Chapramari forest in Western Dooars is famous for its abundance for Indian elephants. Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary has only 9.6 sq. km covered area. It is located near the National Highway 31 A connecting North East with the rest of India and on the northern side of Gorurama National Park in the Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district and on the eastern block of river Murti.
Murti in Dooars is an ideal place to stay for sometime in the pristine beauty of the virgin forest. Murti village is located on the bank of river Murti cutting through the Gorumara National Park .
Dhupjhora in Dooars is situated on the south Gorumara forest range and on the western bank of Murti river. Dhupjora Elephant Camp popularly known as Gachbari or tree house is an unique concept of eco tourism by the forest department.
Gorumara National Park is a small forest area of around 80 sq. km located in Dooars region of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. Gorumara National Park is bordered by river Neora in the West and river Jaldhaka in the east . River Murti cutting through the jungle in the middle. The forest is famous for one-horned rhinos.
There are following watch towers can be visited just to make a base in Kalipur Eco Village :
Jatraprasad Watch Tower :
Jatraprasad Watch Tower in Dooars was established in remembrance of the most favourite pet elephant of the forest department after the deat of the elephant called Jatraprasad sometimes back
Rhino Observation Point / Rhino Observation Tower:
The Rhino Observation tower is located near the forest bungalow of Gorumara National Park
Chandrachur Watch Tower ( Khunia Watch Tower) :
Chandrachur Watch Tower is also known as Khunia Watch Tower.
Chukchuki Watch Tower :
Chukchuki Watch Tower is the best place to see birds and it’s called the birdwatchers’ paradise.
Medhla Watch Tower :
A newly built watchtower offers the glimpses of the inner part of Gorumara National Park. Medhla Watch Tower is built on the vicinity of river Murti.
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