Buxa Tiger Reserve, Dooars

Buxa Tiger Reserve

Within the dense forested area of Buxa National Park on the northeastern edge of West Bengal is Buxa Tiger Reserve. It is a tiger reserve located close to Indo-Bhutan boarder at a distance of 19km from Alipurduar. Entitled as the 15th tiger reserve in 1983, Buxa Tiger Reserve was once famous for dolomite mining. Being situated close to Manas National Park, Buxa Tiger Reserve serves an important elephant corridor. The verdant forested area of Buxa is dotted with astounding nature trails leading to some of the most pictorial destinations like Lepchakha Village. Lepchakha Village is famous for offering a panoramic vista of rivers streams meandering through the dense forest of Dooars.

Blessed with abundance of flora and fauna, Buxa Tiger Reserve is a safe haven for many endangered species like Asian Elephant, regal python, and Chinese Pangolin. The marshy land of Buxa Tiger Reserve is known being the breeding ground for many exotic birds like migratory common teal, black stork, large whistling teal, Minivet, and ferruginous pochard making it a birding paradise for avid birdwatchers. Housing more than 400 species of herbs along with 150 orchid species, Buxa is also sometimes referred as the Treasure House of Medicinal Plants. Along with being an ecological rich hotspot, Buxa Tiger Reserve is also a historical significant destination. The thick wooded forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve is the home to ancient Buxa Fort. The fort was once used by the Dragon King to protect legendary Silk Route which connected Tibet and India via Bhutan. During the Indian Freedom Movement many freedom fighters were imprisoned in the Buxa Fort and later this fort acted as a refuge for the refugee of Tibet and Bangladesh. Being etched with many historical events, historians traveling to Dooars have been attracted towards Buxa Fort or what remains of it in the present time. Trek towards the scenically blessed Drukpa hamlet or enjoy the richness of nature at its prime in Buxa Tiger Reserve.

Let yourself be engulfed in the sweet fragrance of orchids while trekking through the thick wooded forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve. Far from maddening ruckus of city life Buxa with its ancient fort and astounding trekking routes has become a place to find solace for all nature lovers.

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