JALDAPARA ARANYA TOURISM RESORT – Jaldapara Tourist Lodge


An extensive belt of tall grass with its mosaic of woods, grassland, perennial streams, Sandy River banks are the boundaries of the Jaldapara forests. The Malangi River which also flows nearby from east to west in its sanctuary provides extensive grassland which is last refuge to a wide variety of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds. Some rare species like the hispid hare and the hog-badger are also found in the forests.

The river Torsha flows through this rain forest sanctuary and have an area of 141 Sq. KM and altitude of 61 m. Jaldapara, the vast grassland with patches of riverine forests was declared a sanctuary in 1941 for protection of the great variety flora and fauna, particularly the one-horned rhinoceros, an animal threatened with extinction. The Jaldapara Sanctuary covers 216 Sq. KM, is a mosaic of woods, grasslands, perennial streams, sandy river banks and extensive belts of tall grass. It contains a great diversity of flora and fauna of mixed deciduous forest, grasslands and river banks. The Malangi River also flows nearby from east to west. Drained by rivers Torsa, Malangi, Hollong, Chirakhawa, Kalijhora, Sissamara, Bhaluka and Buri Torsa, the Sanctuary provides extensive grassland which is the last refuge to a wide variety of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds.

Thrilling elephant Safari is organized at Jaldapara national park timing in the early morning from Hollong which offer the exquisite beauty of the vast grassland of Jaldapara. It is one of the best possible way to explore the sanctuary with the rare sight of one horned rhinos, Asiatic elephants, Gaur, deer etc

ARANYA TOURISM RESORT – Jaldapara Tourist Lodge [AP]

(offseason discount @ 40% of room rent From 15 june-15 sept)

  • AC Suite (01) @ 3200/-
  • AC DLX DBL (wooden Block)(10) @ 2400/-
  • AC cottage (04) 2600/-
  • AC cottage Large (5) 2900/-

By Air: Bagdogra is the nearest airport to Jaldapara from where tourist can reach Jaldapara by road-route via Siliguri.
By Train: The most important railway station in the North East India is NJP. NJP is directly connected with all major stations in India. The nearest railway station to Jaldapara is Madarihat. All the mail and express trains stop at Birpara/Hasimara railway stations which are well connected to Jaldapara.
By Road: Jaldapara is connected by National Highway with Siliguri and can be reached by car. Madarihat is the entry point for the sanctuary. It is located on the NH 31 (Siliguri-Hasimara section). North Bengal State Transport Corporation buses, Bhutan Government buses, minibuses are available from Siliguri to Alipurduar via Madarihat. Cars can also be hired at Siliguri to reach Jaldapara.

Jaldapara Tourist Lodge

Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

We are officially approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. We are Registered with Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal. Also we are a Authorised Marketing Agent (AMA) of West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation – WBTDC, &  Benfish-in-Tourism Lodges)

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

  • ICICI Bank Ltd, Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
  • Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Account Number: 355005000049
  • RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: ICIC0003550

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking. It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt / Adhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

  • ICICI Bank Ltd, Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
  • Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Account Number: 355005000049
  • RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: ICIC0003550

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking. It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt / Adhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.

Terms & Conditionsfor WBTDCL Tourism Properties

Reservation Rules

Please Follow The Restriction Imposed and Guidelines as Being Issued Time to Time By the Government and Local Authorities of the District Before Booking.
During check-in time all guest will have to produce an identity card (Voter Identity card / Passport / Pan Card/ Driving License/Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt. for their employees etc.) in original as mentioned in reservation slip. The guest will also recordrelationship with accompanying members during check in.
The booking at the chosen Property is not transferable and is valid only if one of the ID card noted above is presented during the check in. Theguest should carry with him/her a print out of the e-reservation slip.
Two children below 8-years of age may stay with parents without additional room tariff subject to size of the room booked. Extra bed is available on additional payment, subject toavailability of space in room.
WBTDC will not be liable for non-availability of amenities / services caused by irreparable technical faults or natural calamity.
Due to the ongoing renovation work at the lodges of WBTDCL, we deeply regret the inconvenience that you might face during your stay.
Please do not pay any tips to the staffs of the Lodges of WBTDCL.
Pre/Postponement of booking is allowed only once for a particular booking.
There should be clear 7 days in between the date of check-in and date of attempt for availing the facility of Pre / postponement
No refund will be applicable for cancellation of a booking after availing the facility of pre/postpone.
Pet are not allowed in any Tourism Property

Tax Rules

GST-12% with Full ITC to be paid on spot during check-in (When Room rent between Rs. 1,001/- to Rs. 7500/- per day)
GST-18% with Full ITC to be paid on spot during check-in (When Room rent between Rs. 7,501/- and above per day
As per notification 30/09/2019 with effect from 1/10/2019
Service Charge 5% (Optional) on Room Rent to be paid on spot during check-in

Discount Charges

Discount applicable for rooms (no two discounts will be applicable at a time in a single booking)
50 % for cancer patients
20 % for Senior citizen ( Age 60yrs and above)
25 % for single occupancy
Any type of Discount applicable is to be selected during the time of booking; no further claims regarding the same will be accepted afterwards.
Proper id/medical proofs to be submitted during check-in at Lodge for the discounts claimed during booking.
No discounts applicable for Hollong Tourist Lodge

Extra Charges

Extra Person Charges 20 % of the room rent payable on spot .
Extra Cot Charges 30 % of the room rent payable on spot.
Tariff for extra person in double / triple bedrooms:
30% of tariff for extra bed/Mattress (subject to availability)
20% of tariff for extra person without extra bed.
An additional charge of Rs 200/- is levied per day if room heater is provided in the rooms of Annexe building of Darjeeling TL on demand.

Special Cases

All the lodges except Kalighat, Pathik Motel, Malda, Hollong and Jayanti Tourist Lodge have complementary breakfast. No complimentary breakfast for Dormitory Accommodation
For the tourist having booking at Sajnekhali Tourist Lodge-(Boat timings) pickup time from Gadkhali is 10.30 am -11.00 am and drop from lodge to Gadkhali is 8.30 am - 9.00 am

Cancellation Policy

Reservation may be cancelled by the guest through this portal (only for online payments made by an Indian citizen). The amount of refund will be reversed to the debit/credit card/bank account after deducting the cancellation charges as per policy.
Reservation may be cancelled in case of acute administrative requirement. No cancellation charge will be deducted under such scenario.
For part cancellation, normal refund rules will apply.
Refund admissible only upon production of the original reservation slip.

*** All the calculation of cancellation will be based from Check-in date & time.

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