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Destinations » Dooars » Gorumara National Park
Gorumara National Park - Gorumara National Park

Gorumara National park is located in the Dooars region of Jalpaiguri district. Situated on the bank of Murti River the National Park has a large variety of flora and fauna. The grassland of Garumara is famous for Asiatic one-horned rhino. The watchtower beside the Forest Rest House gives a panoramic view of the entire park and the Murti Valley. The tower is the best place to observe wild animals especially rhino, elephant, bison and deer, as they regularly come to the salt reservoir just below the tower. In the year 1949, Gorumara Forest was declared as wildlife sanctuary when it was a small forest. Later in the year 1992, it was declared as a National Park, comprising of 89 km of diverse forest.

Lataguri
Lataguri is well connected with motorable roads from Siliguri (80km) and Jalpaiguri (45km).

Accommodation: Lataguri is the nearest small Tourist Strip adjacent to Gorumara National park. many hospitable private resorts have come up in the recent years in the adjacent Lataguri town to meet the ever-growing demand of the tourists. Tourist may visit Gorumara in day time staying at Lataguri.
Accommodation is also provided for the tourists at the Murti Tourist Center just at the other side of the park. Situated on the bank of Murti River with a frontal view of Tondu forests, the Murti tourist center is the most luxurious forest rest house in North Bengal. You can make your base in Murti to explore the less tourist trodden wonders of Dooars and lower Kalimpong hills like Chapramari Wild Life Sanctuary, Jaldhaka, Jhalong, Bindu, Paren, Caron, Diana, Jaldapara and even Bhutan.

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