Rajabhatkhawa is a small town situated just outside the Buxa Tiger Reserve in the Alipurduar district of West Bengal, India. It is known for its natural beauty, surrounded by forest. All the permits for the entry to the Buxa Tiger reserve can be taken from here. The name of the place literally means “(the place) where the king had a meal”. The folklore is that the kings of the princely state Koch Bihar used to come here for having picnic in the forests. Rajabhatkhawa is located at 26.62°N 89.53°E. It has an average elevation of 221 m (725 ft). National Highway 31C passes through Rajabhat Khawa. Rajabhatkhawa also has a railway station which is situated on the New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar-Samuktala Road Line.