Garumara National Park

Gorumara is one of the  popular tourist destinations, situated  in the ‘Dooars’ region of West Bengal. Gorumara lies in the Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri District in the Eastern Himalayan belt. Situated on the banks of rivers Murti and Raidak, the major part of the region is a wildlife reserve. This region  is located in the Indo-Malaya ecozone, close to the Bhutan border.

Tourists can reach Gorumara through air and rail transport. The nearest airport to the destination is the Bagdogra Airport which has connectivity to domestic as well as international destinations. Jalpaiguri Railway Station is the nearest station serving Gorumara from various cities..   

Access to the park is not permitted in the monsoon season. The best time to visit Gorumara is during the month of November to March. The main sightseeing attraction in Gorumara is the National Park itself. Gorumara National Park is a home to some of the widest varieties of flora and fauna. The chances of spotting one horned rhinoceros are high. The other herbivores include Barking deer, Indian Bison, Hog deer, Sambar deer and Wild Boar. The Pigmy Hog is also spotted here. It is one of the critically endangered species today. The park is also home to Indian Python – one of the largest snakes in the world and King Cobra. The King Cobra here can grow up to 20 ft and is among the most poisonous snakes in the world.