Located in the Western Dooars (the flood plains and foothills of the Eastern Himalayas) is the small town of Chalsa. Nestled amongst lush forests, low hills carpeted with tea bushes and winding rivers, this picturesque and tranquil West Bengal town is an ideal base to explore the surrounding countryside and discover the resident wildlife of this beautiful region. Chalsa is famous for its many tea plantations including the Chalsa Tea Garden, Dam Dim Tea Estate and the Ivill Tea Garden and it is also the gateway to Gorumara National Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary.
Gorumara National Park is just 10km from Chalsa and a famous for breeding the rare one-horned rhino. The park is also home to an array of other animals including bison, elephant, leopard, spotted deer and wild boars. The forests of Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary are an ornithologist’s delight, with many different species of birds. This beautiful sanctuary boasts an incredible variety of flora and fauna, and is famous for its herds of elephants and bison. The elusive Royal Bengal Tiger can also be spotted here by those that are very lucky.
Tailormade Holidays to Chalsa
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Spread over 20 acres with 12 premier rooms, the Riverwood Forest is a peaceful retreat, overlooking the Gorumara National Park and Murti River, with views of the Himalayan Range. This property is an ideal base for exploring the natural attractions of the Dooars. The well appointed guest rooms are spacious and equipped with balconies and modern amenities.
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Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!
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