Rajabhatkawa in a glance :
Coordinates : 26.62 N, 89.53 E
State : West Bengal
Rajabhatkawa is a small town situated just outside the Buxa Tiger Reserve in the Alipurduar district of West Bengal. It is known for its natural environment, and is surrounded by forest. Here are a few places to visit in Rajabhatkawa.
How to reach Rajabhatkawa:
By flight: The closest airport from Rajabhatkawa is the Coochbehar airport located at a distance of 40 kilometers.
By train: The nearest train station is new Alipurduari, which is about 20 km away.
By road: Rajabhatkawa is well connected through a network of roads. Regular buses are available from nearby places.
Places to visit and things to do in Rajabhatkawa
Jayanti River spot :
Jayanti is a small forested village near Rajabhatkawa. About 15 km near Buxa Reserve, this place has the magnificent Mahakal caves and the Jayanti Riverside.
Maa Kali Temple :
Very close to the Shiv Temple is another temple devoted to Goddess Kali. The small temple is surrounded by trees on all sides. This temple is highly revered by devotees of Goddess Kali and is believed to be centuries old.
Mahakal caves :
The Mahakal Caves are one of the most elusive and enticing tourist sites in Jayanti. The caves are hundreds of years old and have a lot of unknown history attached to them.
Shiv Temple :
An age-old Shiv Temple is located at the edge of the main town. It is approximately 8 km from the town. A lot of people walk down to the temple. It is beautiful and isolated. Devotees of Lord Shiva consider it a treat.
What to eat in Rajabhatkawa :
There are numerous dhabas and tea stalls that line the highway as you enter Rajabhatkawa. The Buxa Guesthouse and Bungalow also have their own eating joints. In addition to that, some restaurants are located on the trekking path, as you go towards the Shiv and Kali temple.