About Buxa Tiger Reserve
Buxa Tiger reserve has been a part of West Bengal wildlife.It was recognized as a national park only in the year 1992. It is situated on the Sinchula Range.It is placed in Alipurduar Court of Jalpaiguri District. There are about 70,000 to 80,000 migratory birds coming here for migration in every year. The scenery of this Reserve is very pleasuring to see. Animals found in the park include, the tiger, civet and red jungle fowl. The other name of Buxa Tiger Reserve is Buxa Fort. There are many kinds of mamals we can find. Such as: flagship species, there are plenty of Leopard, Fishing Cat, Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat, Indian Civet, Palm Civet, Wild Dogs, Malayan Gaint Squirrels, Mangooses, Asian Elephant, Gaur, Small Clawless Otter, Chital, Sambar, Barking Deer, Hog Deer, Wild Buffalo, 3 varieties of Pythons, Monitor Lizard. The best time to view these beautiful mamals is during October and April. The Buxa Duar fort here was used as a prison by the British because of its remoteness. Many freedom fighters were imprisoned here. It served as a refugee camp for Tibetans and Bangladeshis.
Features of Buxa Tiger Reserve
Area of Buxa Tiger Reserve: 759sq km
Temperature Range of Buxa Tiger Reserve:
In summer season10 degrees C
In winter season 28 degrees C
Rainfall in Buxa Tiger Reserve: 155 cms (July to September)
Clothing of Buxa Tiger Reserve:
Languages spoken in Buxa Tiger Reserve: Bengali, Hindi and English
Best time to Visit to Buxa Tiger Reserve: October to March
Park safari information:
You canby car or jeep by taking permission from the Forest Office at Rajabhatkhawa.
Phone no- 098304-28401, 093319-39486
Other Attractions of Buxa Tiger Reserve
There are many species of trees are found in the dense forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve.Attractions are: Rajabhatkhawa , Jayanti and Bengal tiger.
It is located 12 kms from Jayanti and 73km from Alipurduar. There is a small bazaar and a beautiful small rail station. Accommodation is available in forest rest house and also in a private rest house named Gracilips.
It is located 13 kms trek passes through the dense forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve.It is popularely known as popularly known as the Mahakal cave.I t is a best place to visit in summer season.
How to Reach Buxa Tiger Reserve
Reach Buxa Tiger Reserve by Road
Road is the easiest accessing media for traveling to Buxa Tiger Reserve. Roads are well connected to Buxa Tiger Reserve from the city Kolkata. So it is easy to travel through Bus or Taxi.
Reach Buxa Tiger Reserve by Railway
Reach Buxa Tiger Reserve by Railway Nearest rail Junction is New Jalpaiguri in North Bengal and the nearest station is New Alipurduar station which has direct connections to Kolkata. So it is another easiest traveling media for Buxa Tiger Reserve.
Reach Buxa Tiger Reserve by Air
The nearest Airport of Buxa Tiger Reserve is Bagdogra which is just 95Kms from this Sanctuary and Kolkata. So it is another easiest traveling media for Buxa Tiger Reserve.
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