14 kms of wavy terrains filled with green lusciousness of Buxa Tiger Reserve forest, with the murmur of sweet chants of the streams, chirps of birds and flash of butterfly will reach you to one of the most remote in-habitations on earth – Aadma. The place reminds us of the ancient lifestyle of nomadic cultures. The most attractive and also the most pitiful thing of these unknown paradise are the smiling and innocent faces of this place. The tribe ‘Dukpa’ of these places live a nomadic life with their families.
As the people practice Jhoom farming, a method of farming mainly practiced by the nomadic people as they do not stay in one place, they do require some knowledge regarding farming to make them settle at one place.
It’s a call for all the nature lovers to raise hands to support these community which will also save the nature. The main objective should be to provide a sustainable livelihood to these people along with the provision of education and health benefits. These areas are full of resources to be utilized, with its incredible beauty of flora and fauna. The rest can only be experienced by availing their warm hospitality and cozy shelter.
The nature lovers can go for a short moderate trek through Santal Barie, a forest village in Rajabhatkhawa, all the arrangements can be availed at the Santal barie village with experience guide and potters. The trip will certainly leave you with unforgettable memories of the colourful butterflies, medicinal plants, birds and if lucky enough, the sight of a wild animal and above all the smiling faces of Dukpas of these remote places.
The tariff details:
The prices below includes ;
1.Transportation (pick and drop from the desired nearest railway station)
2. One night’s food and lodging at Santalbarie forest village
3. Trekking expenses including porter, guide and food
4. Home stay at Aadma along with food.
5. Local tea garden sight seeing through vehicle.
2 person ( 2nights three days)
= Rs 8000 (4000X 2 )
4 peson ( 2 nights three days)
= Rs 12000 ( 3000x 2)
(special concession will be given for the students, scholars and researchers and also to the group with more than 4 person)
( It is an endless effort of our group – Samsing Chauthary in collaboration with Yuganter parivar to promote this place initially under the concept of social eco tourism, whatever the revenue generated from you contributions as a traveler will be utilized for the economic benefit of these communities)