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Isn’t the topic quite surprising? Yes, it is indeed. Now its the good news for the travellers. Now you can never miss an inevitable part of North Bengal while exploring the heights of the Himalayas – The mesmerising Dooars and its wildlife. So, this is the opening of an opportunity. Get both the experience of Gorumara and silk route tour in one single travel plan. Gorumara in Dooars is famous for it’s wildlife sightseeing. The travellers from all around the world come to watch the mighty One-horned Rhinoceros and the almighty Asian Elephants. With this travel you get a diverse option to cover other areas of Dooars as well like Samsing Suntalekhola, Jholung Bindu, Paren, Rongo, Gorubathan e.tc.

This all has become possible because of the new Road Connectivity from Lava-Kolakham to Lingsey near Rhenock in Sikkim. So, you can also spend few nights at the locations like Kolakham, Kaagey before you explore the wonders of Silk Route tour. This travel plan that includes Gorumara and Silk tour in one travel plan is one of its kind in North Bengal. This is because on one side you are xploring the beauty of semi hills and the wildlife of Gorumara forest and on the other side the heritage and Himalayan wonders of the old silk route in Sikkim.

This tour is all based on your preferences. The route and the common itinerary for your understanding is given . As meaningful Travel believes that not ever traveller walk through the road with same felling and curiosity, you can always fee free to get in tough with the hosts through this travel plan that includes both Gorumara and Silk route tour in one common package.


Day 1

Arrival at Dooars

As meaningful travel customises the travel plan based on the travellers' preferences, we provide options. So by arrival at Dooars means the locations you can choose here. These locations allows you to explore the beauty all by staying at one place . Even Gorumara and Lataguri forest. The locations are Samsing Suntalekhola, Jholung-Bindu, Gorubathan, Gorumara-Lataguri, Fagu and Paren.When you arrive at any one of the above places, spend your evening exploring the local village and culture. This way you will get to know about your hosts, their culture, lifestyle and others. You can call it an ice-breaking session with your preferred destination. Night halt can be at any one of the places. There are beautiful Meaningful Travel homestays and Hosts who will be ready to heal your tiredness with their warm smiles and hospitality.

Day 2

Exploring Dooars

Start your day early, If you are a bird watcher get yourself into the canopies just after the sunrise. Watch the abundance of nature with birds, trees, plants. It's always better to have breakfast after a walk. You will feel the energy flowing out of you. After the breakfast now it's the time to explore the region of Dooars. It's better to visit the nearby sightseeing points before you have lunch. The reason is evening shift is always best for booking a watch tower at Gorumara , Lataguri and Chapramari. The evening time you will have more chances to spot wildlife activities than the morning hour. The nearby location that you can complete before lumch are Rocky Island, Jholung- Bindu, Neora Hydel, Paren and Suntalekhola. The evening time you can reach the ticket counter and book the tickets for the watch tower. At some places they also organize Tribal dance that is inclusive in the safari package. So a good way to complete your Dooars stay.

Day 3

Route to the old Silk Route.

After capturing enough of the foothills and terai beauty, it's the time to climb the heights of Himalayas. Now in contrary to the old silk route where it started from Kalimpong, you will start this from a new route. This new route starts from Lava to Rhenock. It connects you to the old silk route via Kolakham, Kaagey, Lungchu and Lingsey. . So you can choose any of these rural destinations and enjoy your evening exploring the surrounding beauty. On the way from the Dooars region explore Lava Monastery, Nature interpretation centre at Lava and also small lava market. The night you can spend either at Kolakham or Kaagey. Most of the travelers prefer Kolakham, as this destination has more no of homestays.

Day 4

Sightseeing in and around Lava

This is your day near Neora Valley National Park. So you should not miss the early morning glimpses of Golden Kanchenjunga and some of the most beautiful species of Birds. Lava is a paradise for Bird Watchers. This geographical belt that is adjacent to Neora Valley National park is an abode to some of the arare birds of Indian Sub-continent. So while you are in this area, you should not miss taking a walk through the jungle. The place also has a famous waterfall that is one of the important point for the travelers staying at Lava. The waterfall's name is Chhangey falls. This water fall is at a walking distance from the homestays at Kolakham.After the breakfast its time to explore some beautiful rural destinations of West Bengal that have now become famous destinations for meaningful Travellers. You can take you car and visit the places like Reshop, Lolegaon and also lava. It will be a full day sightseeing. So your night stay will be at the same homestay either at kolakham or at Kaagey.

Day 5

Reach Silk Route Zuluk, Padamchen,

Get on the route after you leave Kolakham or Kaagey. There is again an option where you can customize your plan with Meaningful Travel Hosts. You can either stay at Zuluk, Padamchen, Nathang or Mankhim. These all destinations fall on the silk route and are uniquely beautiful than each other. This full day travel will be spent on passing these beautiful destinations. On you preference meaningful travel hosts can help you arrange a homestay in any of the locations. So enjoy your first evening reliving the heritage of the old silk route.

Day 6.

Exploring the Silk route

Enjoy your full day getting out in the cold and do not miss any point that surrounds your location. These sightseeing points will depend on which destination you will stay. However, this day is your full day silk route sightseeing.

Day 7

Checkout from Silk route destination and get a drop till the railway station or the airport.

The better suggestion would be to checkout early. You can never predict the road condition of hills. So, to avoid any haphazard situation that may arise to catch you return flight or train, it is better to start early. So, checkout from the homestay and take back all the memories you have captured of the Terai beauty, the rough and raw tarrains of silk route, the warmth of Dooars and the cold of the Himalayas.

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