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Raimatang : Picnic Spot, River, Tea Estate and Sightseeing

Beautiful Raimatang

OVERVIEW

Raimatang is a quaint village 45 km apart from Alipurduar a small town in North Bengal. The unique location of this place makes it a favored location for the tourists of Dooars. It is a scenic blessed forest sited beside the meandering river at the edge of Buxa Tiger Reserve. Far from the hustle of daily life, you can relax here surrounded by tea gardens, hills, and rivers. One can choose to take a short trek to enjoy the beauty of the forest or can spend the morning in watch tower observing the wildlife.

Raimatang Homestay
Raimatang Homestay

More than 284 species of birds are found in Raimatang like grater pied hornbill, ibisbill, migratory goosander, red stars, wagtails, the rare black necked crane, migratory common teal, black stork, large whistling teal, minivets and ferruginous pochards. The proximity of birds in Raimatang  has made it a birding paradise for the bird lovers.

BEST TIME TO VISIT RAIMATANG

Due to heavy rainfall between July to September the forests of doors region remains close. You can visit this place at any time of the year. Except for the season of the monsoon the sky remains clear and the weather is comfortable.

Raimatang during Monsoon
Raimatang during Monsoon

THINGS TO DO

Raimatang khola flowing through Raimatang
Raimatang khola flowing through the mountain

There is a watchtower which offers the scenic beauty of Raimatang. You can enjoy the nature and can also experience the wild life from there.  You can walk around the village and spend some time at the river bank and enjoy the silence of nature. Those who love bird watching can have a mesmerizing experience because of the proximity of birds. Those who are fond of wilderness can have experience jungle safari at Buxa Tiger Reserve. You can also go for a picnic there as it is a fascinating place.

 HOW TO REACH RAIMATANG

Transport TypeNearby OptionDistance
Railway stationAlipurduar Junction
New Alipurduar
Rajabhatkhawa
Hashimara
New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
New Mal Junction
45 km
48 km
22 km
13.6 km
150 km
97.3 km
AirportsBagdogra161.2 km

CAR SERVICES

There are many cars available from Alipurduar to reach Raimatang. Cars normally charge you around Rs.   . Cars are also available from Hashimara.

WHY RAIMATANG?

Raimatang is a small village surrounded by evergreen forests, hills, and rivers. It is the perfect place for nature lovers. In the silence of nature, you can experience the glimpses of beautiful and colorful butterflies, mesmerizing sound of the birds and insects. Far from the hustle of daily life, you can experience the scenic beauty of nature here.

There is a watchtower from where tourists can watch wildlife during the morning time. If you stay in the rest house of Raimatang you can enjoy the beauty of the scenic blesses from your veranda. The sound of the flowing river, the charms of the blue hills, and the beauty of the deep green forest make it a favorable place for tourists.

Locals enjoying Raimatang khola
Locals enjoying Raimatang khola

PLACES NEARBY

Places Distance
Rajabhatkhawa28 km
Hashimara26 km
Alipurduar43 km
Jayanti43 km
Buxa39 km
Chilapata34 km

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