What to See

Rasibil is a birding paradise. The bird variety includes cormorants, different varieties of storks, ibis, spoonbill, kingfisher, parrots, owl, and many others. You can enjoy a leisurely day simply by boating in the lake and watching the variety of birds. There is a large aquarium, a dear Park and a crocodile rehabilitation centre at Rasikbil.

From Rasikbil, you can go on a day visit to the famous Buxa Tiger Reserve (About 40 km). There is a forest at Rasikbil that is part of the buffer area of the tiger reserve. The historically significant town of Coochbehar can also be visited on a day outing. Coochbehar town through Tufanganj is about 45 km away.

There are other forests in the nearby area. Raidak forest is about an hour's drive. The Raidak river passes through the East side of the forest and can be reached through Bochamari Bakla bazar area in a short time. Accommodation at Rasik bil can be arranged at the WBFDC bungalow. There are large dormitories in the main bungalow apart from a couple of cottages.

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