Raidak Forest is situated near Alipurduar. On the way to Raidak one will see lush green tea gardens on the sides of the road. A number of species of birds such as parrots, koel, bulbuli, lalmunia are seen here. This forest is also inhabited by wild pigs, Gaur, elephants and several other animals. The calm forest, cascading rivers and majestic hills will make you mesmerized. You can also visit Raimatang and Bhutanghat (Indo-Bhutan Border) from here. Best time to visit Raidak is October to January. Raidak Forest remains closed from June to September.


How to Reach

You can reach New Alipurduar from Sealdah or Kolkata by train. From Alipurduar one can get bus or jeep to reach Shamukkhola. Raidak Forest is just 3 km from Shamukkhola.


You can stay at Raidak Forest Bungalow.
For booking contact: Deputy Field Director, Buxa Tiger Reserve (East), Post - Alipurduar Court, Alipurduar- 736122. Tel: 03564-256005.

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