Located 65km from Alipurduar there is a small forest village named Raimatang Village along the river Raimatang in the Buxa Tiger Reserve at the Dooars region. Surrounded by hills and lush teas garden this quaint forest village has started to gain lots of attention from the wilderness explorer. Strategically located near Bhutan border and within the Buxa Tiger Reserve have been the major factors for tourist being lured towards Raimatang.
Raimatang is a new found gem in the Dooars region and is blessed with abundance of natural resources. There are no so called tourist interest points to see or visit in Raimatang since its natural beauty and serene ambiance is the only thing it offers. The astounding beauty of Raimatang can only be appreciated by the true nature lover. Nature here is rich with wildlife and various types of Flora and Fauna. Angling, Birding, Safari are the few options. The forest used to be home to large Rhinoceros populations. Hunting expeditions in 1892-1904 by the Maharajah of Cooch Behar recorded killing one and injuring Rhinos leading to dwindling of the population but the sighting and population of leopards and deer has remained the same. There are few activities apart from angling, birding and safari which the visitor can partake in for instance trekking toward Lepchakha Village, the unparalleled view of Buxa Forest and river streams flowing through it can be seen from Lepchakha. Raimatang is the safe haven for all the people who want to seclude themselves from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life and spend some quality time midst the lap of nature. The journey towards this forest village in itself is a mini adventure travelling through the dense rain forest of the Buxa Tiger Reserve and crossing the Raimatang River it’s a journey full of pictorial sights.
Being amidst the lap of nature while taking a stroll by the rocky bank of Raimatang with the backdrop view of the mountain range of Bhutan can be a wondrous sight. Raimatang is the armory of spectacle sceneries within the Buxa Forest offering its visitor a serene ambiance far away from the mundane life, listen to the sound of flowing river and feel at peace and tranquility while inflating your lungs with the untainted air or spot some wild animal with some astounding view of Buxa forest from the watch tower in Raimatang.