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20 Attractions to Explore Near Chilapata Forest

Chilapata Forest
Chilapata ForestSH12A, Buxa Forest, West Bengal 735217, India

It is a dense forest that is part of Jaldapara National Park. It is rich in wildlife and the forest used to be home to large Rhinoceros populations. Safari and adventure lovers can explore this dense forest's vast area.

Nearby Attractions

Jaldapara National Park
Jaldapara National Park11.33 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

Situated in the Eastern foothills of the Himalayas and it has the largest population of the Indian one horned rhinoceros in the state.

Buxa Tiger Reserve
Buxa Tiger Reserve18.20 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

The 15th tiger reserve of India which was set up on 16th February 1983. it serves as an international corridor for the migration of elephants between India and Bhutan. and it is home to 67 species of mammals, 36 species of reptiles and 230 species of unidentified avifauna and encompasses more than eight types of forests.

Karbandi Monastery
Karbandi Monastery24.82 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

IT was the first and the oldest Buddhist monastry in Bhutan. It is also known as Karbandi Goemba and situated at an elevation of 400 meters. The view form this monastry is truly astonishing.

Bhutan Gate
Bhutan Gate26.00 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

The Bhutan–India border is an example of exquisite craftsmanship and beautiful wood paining. It is the entry to the country of Bhutan and is a kind of greeting for the visitors. Walking across the gate is a one of a kind experience. Te international border separating Bhutan and India. The border is 699 km long and adjoins the Indian states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal and Sikkim.

Zangtopelri
Zangtopelri26.08 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

Zangto Pelri is a Buddhist Monastery and an exquisite example of the ancient architecture of Bhutan. Built-in 1990 by Dasho Aku Tongmi, who also composed the National Anthem of Bhutan, this beautiful structure houses several statues of Buddhist Gurus. It is one of the main tourist attracions in Bhutan.

Crocodile Zoo
Crocodile Zoo26.37 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

One of the most visited tourst attractionns in Bhutan which was establieshed in 1976 for the conservation of crocodiles. The center releases them into nature once they become old enough to fend themselves in their natural habitat. The center started with only 4 Gharials and today the center has grown and is stretched over 0.6-acre land.

Cooch Behar Palace
Cooch Behar Palace34.22 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

This is the royal palace protected by the Archeological Survey of India in Cooch Behar which boasts of remarkable architecture similar to that of Buckingham Palace. It has graceful interiors and exteriors and it is a must-visit place for historians and those who want to go back to the royal ancient era.

Sagardighi, Cooch Behar
Sagardighi, Cooch Behar34.86 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

This is a huge tank located in the heart of the city which was excavated by Maharaja Hitendra Narayan. It has heritage hotels, Victor House and a War Memorial around it. As well as being popular with people, it also attracts migratory birds each winter.

Rasikbil
Rasikbil43.97 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

It is basically low water land, swamp or lake, where water may be available all over the year. This lake attracts a lot of birds which make nests in the trees around the lake. This is a must-see place for tourists who loved to watch the local birds and migratory birds.

Jatileswar Temple
Jatileswar Temple45.54 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

This famous temple of Dooars is one of the oldest temples of the region built around 320 AD to 600 AD. The temple is dedicated to Jatileswar or Lord Shiva. It is under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India.

Lal Jhamela Basti
Lal Jhamela Basti45.94 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

This is a virgin tourist spot dotted with towering trees and a vast carpet of the green grass and the river Diana flows through the side of this place. And also this place gives a splendid view of Bhutan. It serves as a perfect weekend getaway for many visitors.

Jalpesh Mandir
Jalpesh Mandir50.98 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

This 350-year-old temple of Lord Shiva was founded by Sri Bisu Singh. The first entrance to the temple has a figure of Lord Shiva on a platform balanced by the trunks of elephants. The interiors of the temple are extremely beautiful and attractive to look at.

Madan Mohan Bari Lake
Madan Mohan Bari Lake55.10 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

This temple is situated right in the heart of the district of Cooch Behar which is devoted to Lord Krishna and Balaram. Rass Mela is an important festival and there are thousands of people who throng to the Mela.

Chapramari Wildlife forest
Chapramari Wildlife forest57.73 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

It is an extension of Gorumara National Park and is a relatively small forest. There is a wide range of wildlife and birds in Chapramari. Jeep safaris are offered by the forest department to see the wilderness of the forest which covers around 960 hectares.

Gorumara National Park
Gorumara National Park58.32 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

A thick forest that sits prettily at the foothills of Great Himalayan mountains having a large variety of flora and fauna. It is especially famous for its Asiatic one-horned rhino and there are so many other animals too. It has been declared as the best among the protected areas in India by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Karala River
Karala River64.55 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

The small River Karala, popularly known as ‘the Thames of Jalpaiguri’ flows through the middle of the town. A nature walk along the riverbank of Karala is truly refreshing. There is boat riding and a well-maintained park adjacent to the river.

Rajbari Dighi
Rajbari Dighi64.85 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

The remnants of the Jalpaiguri Rajbari (Palace) serve as a major sightseeing spot. The palace gate is a large unreinforced concrete structure. and it consists of a palace building, portico, two temples and a garden flanked by the palace pond, called the “Rajbari Dighi."

Jalpaiguri Tea Garden
Jalpaiguri Tea Garden67.63 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

Jalpaiguri has been called as the land of tea, timber, and tourism. Its landscapes are covered with thousands of tea gardens which are the backbone of the district's economy. Tea tourism has been initiated here to take tourists through the knowledge of tea production, processing, and manufacture.

Tachog Lhakhang
Tachog Lhakhang79.39 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

A temple in the foot of a tall mountain, with an iron bridge offering a unique adventure while visiting.

Chele La
Chele La82.53 KMs away from Chilapata Forest

Chelela Pass is the highest motorable point in Bhutan, sitting 3988 metres above sea level, between the Haa and Paro valleys. The pass is located 35 km from Paro and 26 km from Haa on the Bondey-Haa Highway. Built in the 1990s, the asphalt road is narrow and steep, with hundreds of turns and sheer drops. It can be dangerous in winter due to snow and ice and the risk of avalanche.https://www.drukasia.com/bhutan/haa-valley/chele-la-pass/