Places to visit in West Bengal
Things to do
Jayanti is a small village located in state of West Bengal, India. The village lies in the midst of a forest, set against a picturesque backdrop of the Himalayan Mountains. The meandering Jayanti River runs along the border of Jayanti, adding to its beauty. The village derives its name from this river.
Wildlife enthusiasts and nature buffs frequent Jayanti’s hills and forests. These are popular with hikers and provide for adventurous trekking trails. The Jayanti River renders itself to a beautiful view. The Buxa Tiger Reserve in Jayanti is home to a large number of wild animals from tigers to elephants, leopards, deer, peacocks, civet, Indian bison and Indian boar. A iety of exotic birds too frequent the Himalayan forests. The historic Buxa Fort is located nearby. The Mahakal Caves of Jayanti dedicated to Lord Shiva are a popular tourist attraction.
This picturesque destination is a perfect escape from the hustle-bustle of the city. Situated at the foothills of the Himalayas, Jayanti is often termed as the “Queen of Dooars”. It is an eco-tourism hot-spot.