Patlakhawa Forest is located 30 km from the town of Cooch Behar in West Bengal. The forest consists of Sal, Sishu, Teak, Mahogany, Groundnut, Babla and Devdaru trees. The prime attraction of Patlakhawa is the Rasomati Lake. It is an ideal place for bird watchers. Many migratory birds visit this water body during the winter season. Several resident bird species like hornbill, parrots, bulbul and myna are also spotted in the area. There is a 56-feet high watchtower for bird watching. You can even go for paddle boating in the lake while feasting your eyes with the lush greenery of the surrounding forest.


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How to Reach

Trains are running from Sealdah, Howrah and Kolkata to New Alipurduar. Patlakhawa forest is 30 km from New Alipurduar. Cars are available from New Alipurduar to reach Patlakhawa.


WBSFDA Rasomati Twin Cottage. Tariff - Rs. 1000. Tel: 9800200150.

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