The Buxa Tiger reserve (BTR) is a 760-square- kilometre tiger reserve located inside the Buxa Nattional Park in West Bengal, in the Buxa Hills of the southern hilly area of Bhutan.
Along with the plant diversity, the Buxa Tiger Reserve harbours a wide range of animal diversity. There are 68 species of mammals, 41 species of reptiles and more than 246 species of birds 4 species of amphibians along with 73 species of fishes. It will be worth nothing that there are 20 species of mammals which are endangered and are included in Schedule 1 of wildlife protection act (1972), 7 no. of birds, 10 no. reptiles, are also included within the endangered lists.
The main carnivores of Buxa Tiger Reserve are Indian Tiger, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Hog Badger, Jungle Cat, Leopard Cat, Sloth Bear, Fishing Cat, Civet Cat, Hyaena, Jackal, Mongoose, Fox, Wild dog etc. Marbled Cat and golden cat were reported earlier but in recent years they have not been sighted.
How to Reach:
By Train - Nearest Railway Station : " New Alipurduar" ( Station Code- NOQ)
By Air- Bagdogra Airport
By road- Alipurduar is well connected with Siliguri, New Jalpaiguri (NTP) & Assam.
Day 1 – Pick up from New Alipurduar Railway Station (Around 6.30 to 7.00 am ) and drop at jainti at a basic resort by car. Freshen up at the resort and post breakfast and leave for Lepchakha hillside village ( 4 to 5 kms by vehicle and 2 kms easy trek). Post lunch explore the region till evening. Post dinner go for night trail ( subject to permission from local authorities). Overnight at simple resort/ homestay. ( Breakfast, Lunch, Evening snacks and dinner).
Day 2- Post breakfast leave for Jainti. Post lunch explore the place till evening. Overnight at simple resort / homestay.(Breakfast, Lunch, evening snacks & dinner).
Day 3 – Morning and evening safaris in the reserve. overnight in the resort . (Breakfast, lunch, evening snacks & Dinner).
Day 4 – Morning and evening walking Trails in and around Jainti. Overnight in the resort. ( breakfast, Lunch, Evening snacks & dinner).
Day 5 – Post breakfast, Check out and drop at Airport/ Railway station.
Cost : Rs. 18200/- per head.
Pick up- drop from New Alipurduar railway station/ Bagdogra airport by non AC vehicle.
Accommodationin in basic resort/ homestay at Lepchakha and Buxa. All meals. All safaris. Entry charges. Expertise.
Travel from Mumbai to New Alipurduar/ Bagdogra.
Personal expenses like Mineral Water, Cold Drinks.
Anything not mentioned in ‘Cost Includes’.
Contact: Surendra: 9819091954