Exploring The Unmatched Flora And Fauna In Lataguri Dooars

Exploring The Unmatched Flora And Fauna In Lataguri Dooars


Lataguri is a census town in the Jalpaiguri district, rich in vegetation and wildlife. Its closest cities include Chalsa to the North and Maynagui to the south. Imprinted with emerald greenery, Dooars’ one of the best locations is Lataguri. And Gorumara is the star attraction here.

This verdant national park is just on the periphery of the census town. Here you can witness the serene river streams of Murti, Torsa, and Jaldhaka. It can be a perfect weekend escape amid the lovely verdure. There are some best of the best resorts in Lataguri, where you get the authentic experience of staying close to nature’s wilderness.

Endowed with vibrant flora of Panisaj, Odal, Sal tree, and riverine forests, Lataguri in the region of Dooars has always been an ideal place for a nature retreat. In Lataguri, there are two wonderful wildlife places namely Goruamara National Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary.

Lataguri’s treasure trove Gorumara National Park is one of the top attractions in Dooars. It nestles on the outskirt of Lataguri on National Highway No. 31. The population of one-horned Rhinoceros is praise-worthy.

For the year 2009, the iconic forest region of Gorumara was declared the best among the protected regions in India by the Ministry of Environment and Forest.

This region is a dwelling place for barking deer, wolves, Indian bison, Indian Chital, leopards, Asian elephants, wild boars, hog deer, sambar deer, and sloth bears. Stay in a quality Lataguri forest resort on your trip.

Also in this beautiful forest territory, there reside submontane forest birds like woodpeckers, Scarlet Minivet, Great Spangled Drongo, pheasants, Great Indian Hornbill, Asian Paradise Flycatchers, sunbirds, Ashy wood swallow, Ashy Drongo, peafowls, etc.

There also reside 27 species of fish, 7 species of turtles, 22 species of reptiles, and microfauna in Gorumara. Jungle Safari, Elephant Safari, and Jatra Prasad Watchtower visit are popular tourist activities. Near Gorumara is located another wildlife spot called Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, at a distance of 20 km. Get the top-notch budget-friendly resorts in Lataguri.

Chapramari is a small wildlife sanctuary perched the Eastern Himalayan foothills. Birdwatching is a popular outdoor activity in Chapramari. Wildlife animals you can spot in the region are elephants, leopards, barking deer chital, sambar, Indian bison, etc.

Various types of birds like roller, hill mayna, Hornbill, peafowl, flinch, bee-eater, florican, thrush, Indian treepie, black partridge, green magpie, white-breasted kingfisher, large grey-headed fishing eagle also dwell in Chapramari.  

On your Lataguri holiday, you might visit lovely nearby places like Murti River, Jayanti, Mahakal Cave, Bindu, Samsing, Buxa. In and around these places, you’ll get homestays and resorts. You can go for an overnight stay there as well.

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