Introducing Jaldhapara Wildlife Sanctuary
This rarely visited sanctuary (
The best time to visit is mid-October to May, particularly in March and April when wild elephants, deer and tigers (rarely seen) are attracted by new grass growth. Your best chance of spotting a rhino is aboard an elephant (Indian/foreigner Rs 120/200 per hour); these safaris are booked by the tourist lodges. If staying elsewhere, you’ll be last in line for elephant rides.
The West Bengal Tourist Office in Siliguri organises overnight tours (per person Rs 2050;