Dooars is considered to be “India’s gateway to Bhutan." Dooars means door and hence it is the name given by the locals to floodplains of NorthEast. These include the districts of Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Siliguri. Dooars create a blessed feeling with the rich fauna and flora, tea gardens and water bodies with the mighty range of Eastern Himalayas as their backdrop.
How to Reach
How to Reach Dooars by Flight
Bagdogra airport is the nearest to Dooars. It is a small domestic airport with flights running from the major cities of the country. Just 12kms from the town, taxies and buses are available from Bagdogra to Madarihat/ Dooars.
Nearest Airport: BAGDOGRA – 83 kms from Dooars
How to Reach Dooars by Road
The most convenient way is to travel via road. Dooars has excellent network and condition of roads. On the way, you will also get to see beautiful and breathtaking views. There are many cab services available from neighbouring cities like Darjeeling and Siliguri. There are few state government buses also which connects Dooars to major cities.
How to Reach Dooars by Train
The New Jalpaiguri Railway station is just few kilometres away from the town, it is one of the biggest railway stations in the city and is well connected to nearby cities as well as key cities of the country. Another station, Madarihat is just 7km away from the Dooars.