Located on the edge of Buxa Forest is a quaint forest village along the River Jayanti. Jayanti River forms a natural border with the Bhutan hills, the hills on the Eastern Side of the river known as the Jayanti Hills and the small villages on the western side known as Jayanti village are named after the river Jayanti. 30km from Alipurduar Jayanti is often referred as the ‘Queen of Dooars’ because of its astounding view and tranquil ambiance.
Beneath the vibrant ecology is the Dooars oldest town Jayanti village but in present time you can’t see the town but instead what you see is a village which is slowly fading away as the time passes by. In Jayanti nature has blossomed and is at in its apex where the forest is green and the wildlife is in abundant. Away from the tedious and monotonous city lifestyle, a trip to Jayanti offers an perfect destination for a laid back holiday amidst the nature it’s a place where time seems to have slowed down its fast pace. Although the river Jayanti remains dry most of the year but when the water level rises, listening to the alluring sound of the flowing river, chirping of unknown birds, sweet fragrance of nature and refreshingly cool breeze at Jayanti will make you feel completely rejuvenated. The pebbles along the river bed of Jayanti add an unmatched beauty to the place. The journey towards the Jayanti in itself is an amazing experience driving through the dense Buxa Tiger Reserve has allured many travelers to travel to Jayanti. Spotting a herd of Elephant, Barking Deer or plenty of Peacocks are most common sights on the way to Jayanti. A sacred place called Pokhari is nearby Jayanti apart from its religious belief this spot is a great place to see the large number of big-sized Magur and Turtle in the waters of the Pokhri and the beauty of this place has certainly something which has a refreshing effect. Another interesting place where you can go is Mahakal Cave located near Bhutan border this cave temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and many visitors visit this cave during Maha Shibratri.
Immerge yourself in the diversified and rich variety of wild life of Jayanti. Encircled by the forested hills while overlooking the beautiful white river bed, Jayanti has wooed many people’s heart the bewitching charisma of Jayanti is sure to leave you spell bind.