Rasikbil is located in the district of Coochbehar in the state of West Bengal. It consists of a small lake. The bird sanctuary spans over an area of 175 hectares. The unending blue sky and the vast expanse of the lake and the forest merge together and create a wonderful scene that will remain in your minds for years. The main attractions of Rasikbil are the various species of migratory birds which come here during every winter season and go back to their country when spring arrives. A watch tower is there in Rasikbil for watching birds. You can also see the aquarium, deer park and childrens park. There is boating facility in Rasikbil for tourists. Rasikbil Bird Sanctuary remains open from 8 am to 5 pm.

Rasikbil Bird Sanctuary

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How to Reach

Trains are running from Sealdah and Howrah to Alipurduar Junction. It takes around 15 hours to reach Alipurduar. You can reach Rasikbil by bus from Alipurduar. Apart from this you can come to Kamakhyaguri from Coochbehar or Alipurduar and from there you can reach Rasikbil by rickshaw. Distance is 4 km.


WBFDC Rasikbil Nature Education and Wilderness Resort. Tariff - Rs. 900. Tel: 033-22370060.

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