It is situated in the of Alipurduar,
Jalpaiguri district, the north eastern corner of West Bengal,
surrounded by Bhutan and Assam. It is declared a National Park
in Jan’1992. The name of the reserve forest has been derived
from Buxa Fort. The historical fort is on the Sinchulla Range
guarding the most important routes to Bhutan. This was said to
be used for detainees during freedom movement of India. The fort
is recently opened for tourists. Due to inaccessible terrain
some parts of Buxa in the Sinchula range are yet unexplored. The
huge picturesque reserved area is with extraordinary
surroundings of Terai as well as Hilly landscape and fairy
rivers represents a breathtaking landscape.
Major Area of Interest
Buxa fort - There are several trek routes to/from Buxa.
Some of them are, Santrabari to Buxaduar. A 5 kms trek through
the dense forested hills leads to Buxaduar Forest Bungalow.
Trekkers can be accommodated here. A 4 kms trek through the
forest track leads to the Rover's Point-the land of unknown
birds (around 4500ft). The journey through the entire region is
full of adventure with breathtaking views of Jayanti River
Jayanti & Rajabhatkhawa - It is nearing the Bhutan border
along the side of the river Jayanti forming a natural border.
Buxaduar to Jayanti is a popular trek in the region. A 13 kms
trek passes through the dense forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve. The
journey ends at the Mahakal cave. The downhill trek from here
leads to Jayanti Forest Bungalow. The place Rajabhatkhawa is
only 12 kms from Jayanti surrounded by dense forests of Buxa
tiger reserve and a place for the wild life lovers. A watchtower
is situated deep inside the forest to view elephant, bison,
tiger and other animals in its lad of nature.