Coochbehar, the former capital of the Cooch Empire is nearly 26 kms away. The Coochbehar palace and the Madam Mohan temple are significant tourism points at this point.
The Bhutan boarder of Phuentsholing is nearly 60 kms all the way through Hasimara town. This is the key road entry point to Bhutan. If you are not travelling to Bhutan, you may as well go for a day trip to the border and go again to Alipurduar in the evening. Jaldapara and Chilapata forests are on the brink of Hasimara and nearly kms througha the NH31C. The forests are famed for one horned rhino and Asiatic Elephants.