Located in north east West Bengal, along the foothills of Eastern Himalayas, Duars or Dooars are considered the gateway to Bhutan from India. The area has beautiful tea gardens and fascinating wildlife, including leopards, tigers, elephants and the Indian rhinoceros. The Sankosh River divides the area into Western Duars (Bengal Duars) and Eastern Duars (Assam Duars). Duars are easily accessible from Siliguri, Guwahati and New Jalpaiguri.
Dooars valley stretches from river Teesta to river Sankosh and covers an area of 130 km by 40 km covering major part of Jalpaiguri district. Dooars is about 630 KMs from Kolkata. Dooars are most easily accessible from Siliguri.