A luxurious stay in close vicinity to the Buxa Wild Life Sanctuary in Chilapata of Alipurduar
The northern part of Bengal is graced with vast stretches of rich natural forest. At the foothill of the Himalayas, Dooars, or the gateway to the mountains, welcomes you. Here, the famous and tourist favourite ones like Jaldapara and Gorumara often stay overcrowded. So, if you wish to perceive the wild spirit of Dooars, plan a tour to Chilapata. The place has it all, from a rich history to dense forest, rich in wildlife. Truly this picture-perfect destination will enchant you if you are a true nature-lover by heart. A home away from home, Chilapata Luxury Resort offers you a chance to stay here just by the jungle, yet in the luxury and comfort of your home.
Tribal villages, rivers and tea gardens surround the property from all the sides. With warm hospitality and great location, the place has created a special place in the heart of all those who have stayed here. The ritzy rooms are equipped with all the modern amenities like AC, geysers, western toilet and television. All the staff members and the management try and take care of your comfort here with a smiling face. The scrumptious and freshly prepared dishes from the multi-cuisine restaurant is a huge plus too.
Accommodation: Standard A.C. room (Triple Bedded), Deluxe A.C. room (Triple bedded)
Check-in 12:00 Noon
Check out 11:00 A.M.
Outdoor Activity at Chilapata Luxury Resort
Local hikes and walks: The whole area is covered in a green shade. You can take a hike anytime on the roads that lead towards the forests. There is a small tribal village in the south, where you can go and experience the unhurried life. There is a children’s park inside the property, so even if you stay in, the toddlers will not get bored.
Tea garden experience: You will find small tea plantations on the way to here. Besides, there is the famous Mathura tea garden in the west. Go and spend some time with prior permission and watch the tea processing. The area is a nice hotspot for birding too. Besides, you can also take a Tonga ride through the tea garden for a unique experience.
Boating and angling: There are two major rivers nearby, Bania and Kalchini. You can go for boating on the Bania River. The confluence of the Kalchini and Bania is a nice spot for angling also, so you can spend a day or two relaxing with hook and lines. You can also try it in the nearby fishing ponds
Bonfire and Tribal dance: If you request the resort, they can arrange for a bonfire with snacks for a nice outdoor moment under the stars. Besides, they can also arrange for a tribal dance performance. The local group of artists from the nearby village perform it, so you will have an authentic experience.
Nearby Attractions and Site Seeing in Chilapata
Chilapata forest visit: The dense and verdure forest is brimming with wildlife. As the resort lies close to the jungle, you might get lucky and see herds of elephants and deer at night, as they come to eat from the nearby crop-fields. Besides, if you want to take a jungle safari, the resort arranges everything for you. From booking cars, reservations, everything is taken care of. The car picks you up from the resort and drops you there after the safari. October to February is the best time for wildlife sighting in here. Moreover, this place is a paradise for bird and butterfly lovers.
Nalraja Garh: One of the major attractions here is the Nalraja Garh. It is the ruins of the fort of the Nal kings, who ruled at the same time as the Gupta Dynasty i.e. in the fifth century. It has major importance in history and archaeology.
Buxa fort and forest: Buxa tiger reserve recently came to the headlines as tourists spotted two black panthers in here, which is quite rare and magnificent. Besides, the hilly forest has its own beauty with the landscape. It lies just hours away by car from the homestay. You can also visit the Buxa fort. It is another important historical ruin, as the place was used to guard the ancient silk route.
How to Reach Chilapata Luxury Resort
Rail: The nearest rail station is Hasimara JN. It lies only 25 km away, which takes around 35 minutes to reach by car. Another major rail station is Falakata, which is 29 km away, but it takes around 1 hour to reach. If you prefer the New Jalpaiguri Jn. to reach here, it will take around 4 hours to cross 160 km to reach here.
Air: The nearest airport is Bagdogra, 177 km away and takes a car 4 hours 15 minutes to reach the place.
Road: From Kolkata, the property is approximately 714 km away and it takes more than 16 hours to reach by NH12 or NH17 and NH 19.
Best Time to Visit Chilapata Luxury Resort
The best months to visit here is from October to April or early May. The temperature remains at a comfortable level. This weather is perfect for visiting wildlife and enjoying the elephant safari. Monsoon brings quite heavy rain here, and the roads get damaged. Besides, the jungle also stays closed at that time.
Standard A.C. room (Triple Bedded) – Rs. 2500/- per night
Deluxe A.C. room (Triple Bedded) – Rs. 2800/- per night
Child Policy: Complimentary for a child under five years.
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