Gorumara National Park Safari Timing, Entry Fees, Address

Gorumara National Park is located in Jalpaiguri, WB. Find the best time to visit, how to reach, timing, entry fees for safari, animal to see and more. It is very near to Malbazar city which comes under the region of Terai and lies in the bottom of the Himalayas. The flora and fauna both increases the beauty of the park. It is considered as the best park in India for the conservation of plants and animals.

Gorumara National Park

Establishment:

During the 18th century, earlier the park was established as the Reserve Forest. After that in the year 1949, the park was considered as the Wildlife Sanctuary and finally on January 31, 1994 it was confirmed as the National Park.

Famous for

The best part of the park is you will get to see number of Indian rhinoceros which are not commonly found in all the areas, they are rarely found in some areas of India. The park consists of large numbers of mammals, twenty seven types of fishes, 22 types of reptiles, 194 types of various birds, seven types of turtles and many other wildlifee. The park also consist of Sai forests having trees like:

  • Bamboo
  • Shirish
  • Silk cotton tree
  • Teak tree and many more.

The common wildlife comes under the category of mammals are found here like:

  1. Hog deer
  2. Gaur
  3. Indian rhinoceros
  4. Sloth bear
  5. Asian elephant
  6. Barking deer
  7. Wild boar and
  8. Chital

There are other similar places like Bibhutibhushan and Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary.

Area

The park lies in the Eastern Himalayas which consists of different types of forests and grasslands. The park is surrounded by the rivers namely Brahmaputra river, Murti river, Jaldhaka river and Raidak river. The total area of the park is about 80 km. It is located near the Jaldapara national Park.

How to Reach

It is very near to the Jalpaiguri city at a distance of 45 km. If you want to go by train then you have to reach the Malbazar railway station from where the distance of the park is only 20 km. If you love long drive then you can go by road from Siliguri which is at the distance of 80 km. The closest airport is Bagdogra from where many buses and taxi are available.

Timing:                                                                                                                                       

You can visit throughout the year. But there is an entry and exit time of the park. You can enter into the park after 6:00 AM and explore the park till 5:00 PM, after that the park get closed. The best time to visit the Gorumara National Park is from February to June month.

Contact Number: 98747-32223
Email Address: N/A

Address
Contact at: Terai Region
Place: Himalayan Foothills
District
: Jalpaiguri
State: West Bengal
Pin Code: 735101

Establishment: 1949
Timing: 6:00 AM-5:00 PM
Area: 78.81 km²

Entry Fees

Rate Entry For
Rs 2,000 Elephant Safari

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