Cooch-Behar Experience: A small, tiny, undisturbed hillock situated in Dooars Dist of West Bengal.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: You don't have much of foods varieties except for the local dishes called thupka and momos..which are easily available.. Parathas are available easily in the most of the restaurant.. very limited food options
Activities & things to do: Important Places: Chalsa has one of the best untouched jungles viz. Gorumura, Chapramari, Jaldapara where one can sight [if luckly] the famous one horned Rhino.Elephants, Bisons, Peacock and rare species of birds.
One can visit the Bhutan border by entering a place called Phuntosholing..a cozy small town with Bhutanese culture
Activities: One can do a jungle camping [Wild life resorts are available on advance bookings] situated in the midst of the jungle and one can enjoy cart safari, elephant safari. One can visit a place called Lava wherein a Monastery is situated, this Place Lava is at a higher altitude and covered with Pine tress all across.. quite chilling weather up out there
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: How to Travel:
If by train, get down at NJP [New JalPaiguri] and take a maruti Van [charges Rs.750/- - 800/-] which will drop you to your destination at Chalsa..
Local sight seeing may cost anywhere between Rs. 1200/- Rs.1500/- per day..
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