Madarihat, located at a distance of 52km from Alipurduar is a quaint village of Dooars region. Sited at the periphery of Jaldapara National Park on the foothills of Himalayas, Madarihat with its lodging facility has become a favored tourist hub of Dooars region. Jaldapara National Park is known for housing the largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceros in the state. The unique location of Madarihat has endowed Madarihat with rich flora and fauna making its favorable place to stay while traveling to Dooars region. The quaint village Madarihat is also famous for is wooden furniture.
Surrounded with thick mixed forest, the journey towards the Madarihat is an unforgettable experience which is filled with the astounding view of changing landscape. Traveling through the paddy fields, lush tea garden while crossing the iconic Coronation Bridge to reach Madarihat which offers the panoramic vista of emerald blue river Teesta meandering through the lofty mountain hill is a visual treat from the tourist. Sited at the vicinity of the Jaldapara National Park, Madarihat with its lodging facility has become the base for many adventurer and tourist who want to explore the vast grassland and riverine forest of Jaldapara National Park. The dense forest of Jaldapara is also home to the Toto tribe. Madarihat not only act as a base but it also scenic beauty of its own which has lured many travelers towards it. The view of cascading river streams meandering through the emerald green forest while being enclosed by the lush tea garden witnessed from Madarihat has ensnared the heart of many travelers. Situated in the National Highway 31, there are few pictorial places which can be visited from Madarihat at an easy traveling distance like Chilapata Forest. Located 35km from Madarihat, Chilapata forest is an essential migration corridor for the large herbivores like wild elephant and rhinoceros. Phuentsholing located at a distance of 32km from Madarihat is a picturesque border town of Bhutan which is famous for its crocodile breeding centre called Amo Chhu. Located at a distance of 43km from Madarihat is Buxa Tiger Reserve which is dotted with astounding trekking routes and historic monuments. Madarihat maybe a quaint village but the scenic beauty of Madarihat never ceases to amaze the travelers. Trekking through the thick deciduous forest to getting an insight within the cultural aspect of tribal people, Madarihat with its unique location offers its all to the visitors.
If you like experiencing new things and are always up for any kind of adventure Madarihat a quaint village of Dooars region can be the ideal destination for you. Endowed with rich flora and fauna, Madarihat with its picturesque view and serene ambiance and proximity with forest area of Dooars like Jaldapara and Chilapata has become a must visit destination for the nature lover and adventure travelling in Dooars region. Sited close to the wandering ground of wild animals and exotic birds, spending a night in the Madarihat lets the travelers get the sense of closure towards the wilderness.
Dooars region experiences a heavy rainfall during rainy season so the best time to visit Madarihat to relish the pristine beauty of Dooars region is the post monsoon season from October to May when the weather remain soothing. It is best to avoid the rainy season since the forest area of Dooars remain close from mid July to mid September.