Surrounded by the luxuriant forest along the bank of river Bania is a quaint settlement called Mendabari. It is located at a distance of 20 km from Alipurduar and 18 km from Hasimara, Mendabari is the newly found Jewel added to the crown Dooars Tourism. It is surrounded by rich flora and fauna, the marvelous view of cascading river stream flowing through the rich emerald green forest is a worthwhile place to visit. Tourists who love to adore the beauty of nature should visit this place to adore the beauty of nature.
Jaldapara National park is situated at the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in Alipurduar. It consists of the natural beauty and rich flora and fauna with migrating birds which acts as a cherry on the top.
MENDABARI JUNGLE CAMP
It is a forest bungalow situated near Chilapata forest. It is located about 20 km from Alipurduar, and just a few minutes away from Hasimara town. The camp gives us a brief idea that here different wildlife can be spotted staying amidst the dense forest. It serves as a natural corridor between Jaldapara National Park and Buxa Tiger Reserve for the famous Asiatic one Horned Rhino and Indian Elephant. It’s an added attraction.
Chilapata forest is the home to 23 species of herbivorous and carnivores and 22 species of reptiles and 180 species of birds. This forest is full of enchanting beauty.
MENDABARI WATCH TOWER
This watchtower is a beautiful place to visit during jungle safari.
MENDABARI FORT OR NAL RAJAR GARH
Mendabari fort is the remains that can be seen during the jungle safari. This ruin is a fine architectural specimen and valuable. It is the ruins of an ancient Nal Rajar Garh.
HOW TO REACH
|Transport Type||Nearby Option||Distance|
|Railway station||Alipurduar Junction|
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to make the most out of the trip towards Mendabari is the post-monsoon season. The forest remains close during the monsoon season from mid-July to mid-September.
MYTH ABOUT NALGARH
According to the fables, the trees surrounding the Mendabari fort (Nalgarh) are the royal soldiers who to date guard the fort and its blood of those soldiers that flows cutting the tree. The rich tribal lifestyle and food are worthy to be tasted.
WILDLIFE IN MENDABARI
Chilapata is surrounded by dense forest, with different animals surrounding it. Mendabari jungle camp is an added charm to it. In the forest, you can see elephants and one-horned rhinos during a safari. Tourists will also definitely come across bison and innumerable bird species along with the rare species of frog and butterfly.