Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary

General Information:

Place: Jalpaiguri District

Main Wildlife Found: one-horned Rhinoceros, Elephant, Gaur, Birds

Location: Bank of Murti River

Nearest town: Lataguri

Best time to visit: November to March

Off Season: 15th June to 14th September (Sanctuary closed)

Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary

Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary

Introduction:

Gorumara is West Bengal’s fifth National Park.This Sanctuary¬† is famous for its flora and fauna.The park has recorded fifty species of mammals, three hundred species of birds, twenty species of reptiles, and thirty species of amphibians. It is home to the Great Indian one-horned Rhinoceros.n this jungle consisting of trees like the odar, bahera, sirish, katush, berry, silk cotton and many other.A rare variety of peacocks display in winter.Forest department has opened Gorumara Nature Department Centre.Another attraction is Chukchuki Bird Observation Centre. Hornbills, Woodpeckers, Minivets, Pheasants, Cuckoos, cormorants, Mynas, Orioles and Pigeons are major bird species seen in Gorumara. Forest bungalows are available for stay at Murti and Gorumara.

Getting There:

Air: Bagdogra (13 km from Siliguri) is the nearest airport,which is approximately 140 km from Madarihat .

Rail: Nearest railway station is Madarihat, 7 km from Gorumara National Park.

Road: National highway 31 which connects Siliguri and Guwahati passes Lataguri (about 75km from Siliguri), Chalsa and Nagrakata near the park.

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