The rivers, valleys, villages, towns, hills etc create proper destination for tourists in Darjeeling which provide chance to watch the snowy peak of mighty Himalayan peaks like Mt Kanchenjunga. Kurseong, Kalimpong, Siliguri, Mirik, Lava, Loleygaon and such awesome places are perfect to research on Himalayan flora and fauna.
Sikkim is located among different countries and thus holds variety in culture, language, people, dresses, dishes, activities, even in the landforms –whatever you want to experience in Sikkim, you will get wide variety in it. You are going to be confused on which places to go first from the long list of exciting locations like Pelling, Gangtok, Namchi, Lachen, Yumthang valley, Lachung, Gurudongmar Lake
Sightseeing and thrilling activities are available easily in the Dooars range. The Chapramari Wildlife Reserve, Bindu forest, Chalsa, National Parks of Jaldapara, Manas, Kaziranga, Buxa and Gorumara, Malbazar, Chilapata forest surprise you with their wild form.
No matter how much trips you have made or going to make to Bhutan, each time you will get something new to experience. Along with the capital Thimphu, this country has wide range of places which will surprise you with enormous beauty including Paro, Punakha, Trongsa, Haa Valley
Nepal never stops to woo you. The unparallel beauty of this small country can only be felt through active experience. Mighty mountains, green valleys, beautiful rice terrace, Himalayan forests and so many things are to watch, to do, to experience there.
Being the extended part of Dooars, Assam is an evergreen land. It offers excellent opportunity to experience the jungle very close. As a tourist you get to visit in beautiful locations like Agnigarh Hills, Jorhat, Digboi, Shilling, Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Shilchar, Majuli Island, Dipor Bill and so on.
The area around Kalimpong lies in the Eastern Himalayas, which is classified as an ecological hotspot, one of only three among the ecoregions of India. Neora Valley National Park that lies within the Kalimpong subdivision and is home to tigers. Acacia is the most commonly found species at lower altitudes, while cinnamon, ficus, bamboo, cacti and cardamom, are found in the hillsides around Kalimpong.
Jaldapara National Park is a national park situated at the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in Alipurduar district in West Bengal and on the bank of the Torsa River. The forest is mainly savannah covered with tall elephant grasses. The main attraction of the park is the Indian one-horned rhinoceros.
Gorumara is located in the Eastern Himalayas' submontane Terai belt. This region has rolling forests and riverine grasslands, and is known as the Dooars in West Bengal. The park is located on the flood plains of the Murti River and Raidak River. The major river of the park is the Jaldhaka river. The park has recorded fifty species of mammals, 194 species of birds, 22 species of reptiles, 7 species of turtles, 27 species of fish, and other macro and micro fauna.
The name of the park is originated from the Manas River, which is named after the serpent goddess Manasa. The Manas river is a major tributary of Brahmaputra River, which passes through the heart of the national park. The monsoon forests of Manas lie in the Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forests ecoregion. The combination of Sub-Himalayan Bhabar Terai formation with riverine succession leading up to the Himalayan subtropical broadleaf forests makes it one of the richest biodiversity areas in the world.
When the toy-train passes the Batasia Loop, it goes round the War Memorial, where a Cenotaph and a statue of a soldier paying homage are seen in an elevated platform. This memorial was opened in 1995 in commemoration of those Gorkha soldiers of Darjeeling who died during various wars after India’s independence.
Kings of Sikkim used to rule the state from the palace of Rabdentse in between the year of 1670 and 1814. Hence, this site is announced as a nationally important spot by Archeological Survey of India. Today, people can reach the place by hiking from Pelling to watch the ruins and chortens of the palace.
Ruins of Nal Rajar Garh in Chilapata forest, the fort of Nal dynasty of Gupta Age, is one of the most significant heritage sites of entire Dooars range. Some trees, spilling bloodlike liquid, are found near the ruins of the fort. Myth says that the faithful guards of the fort transformed into trees to protect it when it was being destroyed and buried.
Apart from the scenic beauty of perching on a cliff at 2950 feet above the Paro Valley, Taktsang Monastery or the Tiger’s Nest Monastery is one the most sacred sites of Bhutan. It is said that Guru Rinpoche flew here on a tigress’s back and meditated for three months in a cave, where the monastery was built later.
Dubar Square in Kathmandu is declared as a Cultural Heritage Site because of the traditional architectural examples of palaces, courtyards and several temples of various Hindu deities, constructed in the time span from 12th to 18th century. In the ancient times, kings were crowned here and they used to rule the kingdom from this place.
Shivadol, Vishnudol and Devidol –three temples on the bank of 200 years old Sibsagar tank were built in 1734 in Sibsagar city, by Queen Madambika, wife of King Siva Singha. This historical place was the capital of mighty Ahom dynasty, who ruled more than 600 years over Assam before the British invasion in the state.
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