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General Information :

LATAGURI  is a small Forest clad village adjacent to GORUMARA NATIONAL PARK.

There are several forest Dept. watch Towers in the forest which are open for the tourists in two sessions: morning and evening. Tourist canhave a glimse of wide rangeing animals like, Elephants, Bisons, Rhinos, Leopards, Snakes, Deers and different kind of birds. The points are namely:                                                                            (a)  Jatraprasa  Tower                     

(b)   Gorumara Rhino Point

(c)   Chapramari Tower 

(d)   Khunia Tower

(e)   Medla Tower.

(f)    Cukcuki Tower

 

There is a interpretation center and tribal handicraft center of great interest at lataguri.

 

There are places of religious importance.

     (a) Jalpesh Shiba Temple

     (b) Jatileswar Temple ( 17 to 30 km)

 

Elephants bathing in MURTI River and beauty of
adjoining forest may be a memorable sight for every one.

 

Bindu, Paren and Jhalong (famous for Hydel Power plant) are local hill stations. These are beautiful with there cannyan type entrance road with river flowing in between.

 

Samsing , Santalakhola and Rocky Island are another group of local hill stations.

 

Odlabari Dam : is a beautiful place with big dam on river teesta with full himalayan range at the view point.

 
Kunjanagar Tigar Reserve at Falakata (60 Km), Chilapata Range is also not far off Jaldapara National Park & Buxa Tigar Reserve is also within (80-100 Km)

 

Tribal dance programme and Folk songs (BHAOIYA) can be arranged by the Management if desired by the tourists at their cost.

 

Nearest Town

          Distance

Siliguri( NJP Rly Station)

75 Km

Mabazar

20 Km

Bagdogra (Airport)

90 Km

Vehicle

Cast

Tata Sumo, Tavera, Innova

1500-2500 INR/ Day

Maruti Van

800-900 INR/ Day