Jaldapara National Park, Uttar Barajhar Forest
West Bengal 735213
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First Floor Double Bedrooms
(Kingfisher, Hornbill, Peacock)
ABOUT HOLLONG TOURIST LODGE
Hollong tourist lodge is a perfect place to enjoy the wilderness of the Jaldapara National Park closely. Located in the midst of the dense forest, Hollong Tourist Lodge is maintained by the West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation. It is also famous as Hollong Bungalow, situated in a spacious and wide area. The narrow road through the woods leads you to the Hollong Bungalow, approx 7-8 km inside the forest. On your way to the bungalow, elephants, peacocks, and rhinos are the common animals to attract your attention.
Jaldapara is a birding paradise as well, where Bengal florican is sighted along with other birds such as crested eagle, Pallas’s fish eagle, Finn’s weaver, jungle fowl, partridge and many more. A paradise for the nature lovers inside the mystic forest is none other than Hollong Tourist Lodge. Spotting herds of elephants right outside the windows, this can only be found from here. The bungalow is the place for all the people, those who want to spend peaceful days away from the busy life amidst nature.
HOLLONG BUNGALOW BOOKING:
Tourists need to book the lodge online and show the booking slip at the Jaldapara gate to have the permission for the Hollong Tourist Lodge. If they do not book early, they have to take permission from the Jaldapara gate to enter the Hollong Bungalow, but in that case they can’t stay at night.
Recently WBTDCL is only allowing the customers to book Hollong Tourist Lodge in the form of a package (Hollong-Batabari, Hollong Tilottoma, Hollong-Murti) on their website.
WHY HOLLONG TOURIST LODGE
The bungalow is located inside the deep forest of the Jaldapara forest which gives a sense of closeness towards nature. There is a salt pit near the lodge, which is maintained by the forest official, to attract elephants, gaur, Indian bison, rhinos, chitals, sambars etc.
JALDAPARA SAFARI BOOKING
The elephant safari or Jeep Safari are the prime attraction of this place. To book the safari, one has to reach the forest entry permission center with all ID cards of all the people who would be availing the safari along with the fees. The booking shall be done 1 day before the safari. The elephant riding point is just a walking distance from the lodge whereas the Jeep for safari comes at your resort.
How to reach
Bagdogra(145km) is the nearest airport, the place is located at a distance of 135km from Siliguri; from where you can hire a car and reach the place. Visitors hailing from other regions can board a train for NJP, it is the closest railway station from the bungalow (125km). You can hire a car and reach the lodge. Otherwise tourists can also hire a car from Alipurduar, Siliguri, Hasimara, Flakata to reach here by road.
HOLLONG BUNGALOW FACILITIES
HOLLONG TOURIST LODGE POLICIES
Checkin and Checkout Time
Checkin : 11:00 am
Checkout : 10:00 am
Flexible Checkin and Checkout
Allows guest to extend their checkin or checkout by a few hours on the same day
Unmarried Couples Allowed
Unmarried couples are allowed at Hollong Tourist Lodge