Situated at the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1941 to protect the Indian one-horned rhinoceros. It was declared a National park in May 2012. Apart from the one-horned rhinoceros, other attractions of the park include leopards, elephants, sambhars, barking deers and several birds like Bengal florican, crested eagle, Pallah’s fish eagle, Finn’s weaver and many others.
BEST TIME TO VISIT SILIGURI
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Siliguri is as given below. The best time to visit Siliguri is also specified.