Chalsa (West Bengal)
The region is famous for its wildlife sanctuaries, the most notable of which is Jaldapara. The forests in the Dooars have a large variety of deer, namely, the sambar, barking deer, spotted deer and the hog deer. Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary, another haven for wildlife, is known for its flora and fauna, rich wild life, which includes elephants, guars, pigs, reptiles, birds and fishes. Buxa Tiger Reserve, covering an area of 761 sq. km, is a paradise for nature lovers and trekkers. While the peice-de-resistance is the Royal Bengal Tiger, the other animals also inhabit the region like Leopards, Elephants, Chital, Sambar, Barking deer and Malayan Giant Squirrel.
Chalsa Quick facts
Best time to visit Chalsa
Anytime except the monsoon
Chalsa Near Getaways
How to reach Chalsa by Road
It takes around 1:30 hours from Siliguri both on road.
How to reach Chalsa by Rail
It takes around 1:30 hours from Siliguri both on railways.
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How to reach Chalsa by Air
Kolkata (Howrah)-New Jalpaiguri (71 kms)
Chalsa Entertainment and Night Life
Chalsa Museum and Hill Stations
Gardens and Parks at Chalsa