The Himalayan foothills and floodplains of Northeast India spread over the regions of Indian state Assam and attached parts of West Bengal, is called as Dooars. The word ‘dooar’ or ‘duar’ means door in Bengali or Assamese languages. Truly this area serves as a gateway towards neighbouring country Bhutan with 18 passages. The whole area of Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar district and some area of Koochbehar in West Bengal and Dhubri, Goalpara, Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, Barpeta district in Assam is enriched with the flora and fauna of Dooars range. This whole area continuously gets fertile with major rivers like Brahmaputra and Manas and smaller ones including Teesta, Torsa, Raidak, Sankosh, Jaldhaka etc.
No doubt, such a land offers wide opportunities of sightseeing and thrilling activities. If you attend a jungle hiking trip in Dooars, or safari in boat, elephant or buffalo cart, the variety of thousands of animals, reptiles, birds, plants, flowers, trees and the whole wildlife of the Dooars. The National Parks of Jaldapara, Manas, Buxa, Gorumara, Wildlife Reserve of Chapramari, Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Chilapata Forest, Jayanti, Malbazar, Chalsa, Bindu and such lots more exciting locations must not be missed during a trip to Dooars.