Lodging

Tourist Lodge, Hollong – It has only very limited capacity but it is at the core of the forest. It is 7 km from Madarihat.
No. of rooms: (7) Seven Double Bedded rooms @ Rs.1000/- per room per day + Compulsory food @ Rs.175/- per head per day (dinner, breakfast & bed tea only). Lunch – Optional Rs.75/- per head.

Jaldapara Tourist Lodge, PO Madarihat, Dist. Jalpaiguri PIN 735 220 – It much bigger than Hollong tourist lodge and has dormitories too. Direct booking at Tourist Lodge, Telefax +91 3563 262230, +91 3563 262606. Rates Rs. 1,000 (non AC double bed), Rs. 300 (dormitory – 5 bedded), Rs. 650 (double-bedded Tourist Hut).

Malangi Nature Resort at Baradabari (West Bengal Forest Development Corporation), on the other side of the sanctuary.

Chilapata Jungle Camp – a new outfit near Chilapata Wildlife Sanctuary, run by Help Tourism. For bookings contact: info@helptourism.com.

Booking-
From Kolkata – West Bengal Tourism, 3/2 B.B.D. Bag (E), Kolkata-700029. Telephone +91 33 2225 4723, +91 33 2210 3199, e-mail: dtwbtour@vsnl.net,
From Siliguri – West Bengal Tourism, M-4 Building, Hill Cart Road, Siliguri, Telephone +91 353 2511974, +91 353 2516306.
Priority to enter Jaldapara Sanctuary is first given to those booked into the tourist lodges only if there are less people booked in the lodges, can people not staying at the lodges get a safari. There are only a limited number of safaris per day. (May 2008)

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