South Khayerbari - Around 15km from Madarihat, it is a small town located in the Alipurduar District South Khayerbari is the safe haven for all rescued animals in or around Dooars Region. South Khayerbari is an animal rescue center for the animals rescued from the circus after the ban on the use of animals for entertainment purposes. It also acts as a rehabilitation center for all the animals since they cannot guard themselves after being tamed for so long, in South Khayerbari those animals are helped to settle and readjust in their new home.
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South Khayerbari rescue center or commonly known as Royal Bengal Tiger & Leopard Rescue Centre got its name after the law was passed against the ban of animals in circuses, the forest official rescued several animals including 11 tigers from the Olympic circus in Hoogly District. Many leopards and cubs recovered from the tea gardens and illicit animal smugglers are also kept in South Khayerbari for various reasons like rehabilitation. At South Khayerbari leopards and tigers are kept in their natural habitat while helping them cope with their new surroundings. According to forest officials, this is a distinctive attempt unparalleled in the entire North East India.
The visitor gets to tour around South Khayerbari and observes the rescued animal at their new home in the battery-operated cars. Apart from taking a tour around South Khayerbari visitors can also opt for boating since River Buri Torsa is flowing through the South Khayerbari Nature Park. South Khayerbari also acts as a wild animal research center in North Bengal. If you are taking a trip to Dooars it is a must-visit place to learn more about the felines kept here for rehabilitation purposes.
A place amidst the nature for the once free-willed animals which were forcefully tamed for the mere entertainment purpose, South Khayerbari is the safe haven for a rescued animals and it's a place where you can observe this royal animals and learn more about their natural habitat whilst basking in the beauty of mother nature or just spending your time with your loved ones in the bank of River Buri Torsa.
South Khayerbari in the Dooars is a beautiful spot to learn about the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger and the endangered leopard, as well as view them in their natural habitat. With its tranquil ambiance, abundant flora, and distinct concept, South Khayerbari is a safe sanctuary for both rescued felines and outdoors lovers.
By Train: Madarihat Railway Station is just an 18 km driving distance away and the Hasimara Railway Station is just 12 km driving distance away. The major nearby railway station is New Jalpaiguri Junction (NJP). From NJP, the rented car will take you to South Khayerbari within 3 hours via NH 27.
By Air: Bagdogra Airport is the nearest Airport to South Khayerbari. The approximate distance between them is around 115 km via NH 27. However, via NH 17, the approximate distance between them is around 145 km. Once you land at Bagdogra Airport, a rented car is the only option which will help you reach South Khairbari.
By Road: South Khayerbari being located in the Alipurduar District of West Bengal and just about 15 km from Madarihat is easily accessible from all its nearby cities. Even from the cities like Siliguri and Alipurduar. You only need a rented car to be able to reach South Khayerbari.
The government cottages of South Khayerbari are one of the finest accommodation options available. Maintained by West Bengal Forest Department Corporation (WBFDC), there are three cottages built along the bank of Buri Torsha River where guests can stay. Due to its unique location near the river, guests can get a great view of the shimmering river. All the basic amenities will be provided in the accommodation. Being located near South Khayerbari Nature Park, guests can also get to see many rescued animals here.
The breathtaking beauty of South Khayerbari can be enjoyed throughout the year. The weather of the region remains soothing throughout the months. You can even visit this village in the season of Monsoon as it will remain open for the tourist unlike the forested area of Dooars such as Gorumara National Park, Buxa Tiger Reserve and Jaldapara National Park. Don't wait! Visit South Khayerbari Soon. Call us now for a free travel quote.