Gajoldoba, Dooars

Gajoldoba - Complete Tour and Travel Guide

A small village on the western side of the roaring Teesta River, Gajoldoba located 10km from Siliguri close to Baikunthapur forest is famous for its dam in the Teesta basin. Gajoldoba is in the western south of the Himalayan foothills, between the Mahananda River to the west and the Teesta River to the east. Gajoldoba is still an unknown destination for many tourists and a mega tourism project promise to turn Gajoldoba into a hot tourist destination in the near future.

Gajoldoba's beauty and its surroundings can be explored with the help of North Bengal Guide's customizable Dooars Packages. You will be getting amenities like pick-up, drop, car for sightseeing, neat and clean hotel rooms, and more. For a free travel quote, call us now!

Gajoldoba Sightseeing Attractions

Gajoldoba is famous for its first reservoir built in the Teesta basin for irrigational purposes. The store frame is surrounded by the Baikunthapur forest a Terai forest region in the South Himalayan foothills home of the pachyderm creating the perfect ambiance for flourishing avifauna making Gajoldoba a paradise for birders. The reservoir also lures many migratory birds from Ladakh and Central Asia like Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Bar-headed Goose, Greylag Goose, Lesser Whistling Duck, Ruddy Shelduck, Common Shelduck, Cotton Teal, Tufted Duck, Common Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, Spot-billed Duck, Mallard, Great Cormorant, Indian Cormorant, Little Cormorant, Indian Pond Heron, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Northern Lapwing, River Lapwing, Grey-headed Lapwing, Little Ringed Plover, and many more.

There is a feeble about the Baikunthapur forest saying Lord Krishna went into hiding in this forest with his principal wife and queen Rukmini due to which ISKON chose nearby Siliguri as the site for the biggest Krishna Centre in the Northeast. Visitors can enjoy the sound of chirping birds while taking a slow boat ride with the local fishermen along the River Teesta and be spellbound by the alluring sound of the flowing river along with spotting some migratory birds with the backdrop view of the Baikunthapur forest. The ideal time to relish the surreal beauty of Gajoldoba is during winter when the water current is not too dangerous and migratory birds and wild animals of Baikunthapur forest are easy to spot along with the soothing weather.

Gajoldoba Resorts and Hotel Information

Previously known as Gajaldoba Tourist Hub, Bhorer Alo Tourism Property is one of the finest accommodation options available to stay here. Maintained and developed by the tourism department of the government of West Bengal, the tourist resort is quite near the Gajoldoba Road. Built at an area of 200 acres, the resort offers a splendid staying experience amidst the lush green landscape. The mighty snow-peaked Kanchenjunga will be in the backdrop of the resort. It is undoubtedly one of the finest government accommodations to stay in the entire Dooars region.

Near Gajoldoba, there are many hotels available to stay in. Both budget and luxury hotels are available with every kind of amenities. The basic amenities include free WiFi, AC, Kitchen, LED TV, Mini Fridge, Power Backup, 24/7 check-in, room service, Fire-Extinguisher, CCTV Cameras, and more. All these amenities of the hotels near Gajoldoba will make your trip a memorable one.

Getting There

By Air: Gajoldoba's nearest Aiport is Bagdogra Airport. The distance from Bagdogra Airport to Gajoldoba is around 30 km. Once you land at Bagdogra Aiport, it would take not more than 1 hour to cover the road distance.

By Train: New Jalpaiguri Junction (NJP) is the nearest major railway station to Gajoldoba. From Sealdah, Howrah, or any other nearby railway station of West Bengal, get to NJP first. Once you reach, there are many transportation options available for your successful arrival to Gajoldoba.

By Road: Gajoldoba is easily visited from its nearby cities like Siliguri. You can even reach here quite comfortably from Kolkata. A rented car or even a public vehicle can help you reach here without any hassle.

Best Time to Visit Gajoldoba

The beauty of Gajoldoba can be relished throughout the year. However, winter is considered to be the best season to visit because, during the months of November to March, numerous migratory birds such as Common Shelduck, Falcated Duck, Garganey, Western and Eastern Marsh Harriers, Hen Harrier, Peregrine, Great Crested, Red-crested Pochard, Ferruginous Pochard, Lesser Sand Plover, Northern Lapwing, Osprey, and Black-necked Grebes from Ladakh, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia, Siberia, Balochistan, and Europe can be seen here. The weather also remains pleasant during these months here at Gajoldoba. As a result, you can enjoy lots of outdoor activities.

Gajoldoba is a destination less trodden by travelers and described as the unexplored destination of the Dooars region. Surrounded by the dense forest along the roaring River Teesta Gajoldoba is sure to astonish any nature lover's heart with the enticing chirping of the different birds along with the mesmerizing view of the Terai forest. So why are you waiting for? Plan your Gajoldoba Tour with us now!

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