First of all South Khairbari eco park has an area of 25 Hector was established in the year 2003 in the district of Alipurduar. Elephant riding is also available from Malangi Lodge and Car Safari is available from Chilapata Range and Kodalbasti Range. Furthermore, the nearest Railway Station is Falakata.
Most noteworthy, Falakata is well connected to Siliguri which in turn enjoys excellent connectivity with the rest of the country. Distance is 9 Kms from Falakata and 15 Kms from Madarihat also which is accessible by Road.
Places of interest
Place of interest is Jaldapara National Park, Coochbehar Palace, Jai Gaon, Buxaduar and Phuntsholing. Above all, South Khairbari is mainly known as the “Royal Bengal Tiger & Leopard” rescue center. As a result, during the ban of animals from various circuses and shows several wild animals were captured by the forest officials which included 11 tigers seized from the Olympic circus in Hooghly district. The tigers that are being shifted to South Khairbari are part of this group which was kept at Hollong temporarily. Hence this place is highly attractive to tourists because they can get a close spot to watch animals and birds. Also, river Buri Torsa is flowing through the South Khairbari eco park.
South Khairbari eco-park is a government property belongs to West Bengal State Forest Development Agency.
Address of South Khairbari eco park
South Khairbari Nature Park
P.O. – Falakata, Dist.
Ph no. 03582-227185,
Mobile – 9700014201.
Our stay at South Khairbari eco park
We reached the South Khairbari eco park around 2.30 pm almost very hungry. I and my driver searched all the rooms in the park but can’t able to find a caretaker or manager. At last, we found one lady caretaker from a corner. She told us Manager went to the nearby market and consequently he will come within half an hour. Lady also mentioned that the restaurant is maintained by a third party (contractor). She will call the cook over the phone.
As a result, the cook came within 20 minutes and told us that he will prepare khichuri and omelet as lunchtime is over. My wife also went to the kitchen after taking bath. We finished our late but delicious lunch at around 4.30 pm. In the evening we ordered egg thali (rice, dal, papad, sabji, egg curry).
South Khairbari eco park has 3 same size cottages with a unique design. Rooms are medium with a well cleaned attached bath. Most noteworthy South Khairbari eco park is a budget accommodation along the bank of river buri torsha. Each cottage has separate ghat also. As a result, one can come down and sit beside the river. Fishing and boating are other activity. South Khairbari eco park has a separate restaurant also. You can book it online.
For online booking visit of South Khairbari eco park
Last updated 18.09.19