A district with abundance of natural beauty mainly tea plantations and deep forests teeming with wild life is situated in the foothills of lower Himalayas in North Bengal boarding with Bangladesh, Bhutan and North Eastern States of India. The larger part of the Dooars valley comes under the Jalpaiguri district of the state. Innumerable rivers and their tributaries enhance the scenic beauty of the place. The undulating slopes covered with lush green teagardens and forests separated by meandering streams and small ethnic villages have brought Jalpaiguri in the most favoured tourist places in North Bengal.
The main attraction in Jalpaiguri lay in the large number of important forests. Gormara National Park, Chapramari Wild Life Sanctuary, Buxa Tiger Reserve, Jaldapara Wild Life Sanctuary present rich biodiversity with some exquisite and rare species of floral and faunal life form.
Jalpaiguri has a total area of 6227 sq kms and 1726 sq kms of it is under forests. Besides wildlife safari Jalpaiguri has a good scope for tea tourism and ethnic tourism. A good place for peace, natural beauty and religious harmony -Jalpaiguri is one the most important tourist destination in the North East India.
Jalpaiguri is well connected by road and rail. Siliguri,
the most important city in the region is 45km from Jalpaiguri.