The Dooars valley (also called Duars) is an unending stretch of virgin forests from River Teesta on the west to River Sankosh on the east, covering roughly 130 km by 40 km. The name Dooars is derived from 'doors' as the region is the gateway to the entire North East India and Bhutan. Dooars is also the gateway to the hill stations of Darjeeling and Sikkim.

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A highly humid atmosphere and abundant rains characterise the climate of Dooars, with the temperature being seldom excessive. April is the hottest month (highest recorded temp. 39 deg. celsius) and January is the coldest month (lowest recorded temp. 3.9 deg. celsius).

The main languages are Bengali, Gorkha, English (in tourist spots) and Hindi.

Nearest Airport(s): Bagdogra Domestic - approximately 270 kms
Nearest Railway Station(s): New Jalpaiguri - approximately 130 kms
Nearest Bus Stop: Dooars

Dooars is famous for its rich biodiversity and plethora of wildlife in its Gorumara National Park, Chapramari forests, Jaldapara Wild Life Sanctuary and Buxa Tiger Reserve. Beautiful motorable roads cutting through deep forests, mauve hills standing at the end of velvet green plains, forests echoing with the melody of birds and fabulous wildlife sanctuaries with picture-postcard, log cabin lodges, valleys carpeted with tea gardens, small quiet ethnic villages, vast meadows with a blue outline of the Himalayan ranges in the horizon, endless sky..... you are in Dooars!