It also has historical significance. The famous Nal Rajar Garh is a fort from the Nal Kings of Gupta age. Although the fort is mostly in ruins today, it is a place worth visiting while in Chilapata.
Nearby Places in Chilapata Forest
Jaldapara is the nearest tourist destination. Madarihat, the entry point for Jaldapara National Park is just 15 kms away. The largest forest of Dooars, Buxa Tiger Reserve, is also close by at a distance of 30 kms.
It is located between the two forests of Jaldapara and Buxa giving it an unique advantage of tourists being able to visit both the forests from here.
Apart from forest visits, tourists can easily visit Bhutan border town of Phuentsholing from here (22 kms). Alipurduar, the district headquarter, is just 40 kms and the historic town of Coochbehar is 50 kms.