Gorumara National Park

Gorumara National Park

Gorumara National Park in West Bengal is one of the smallest National Parks in India, but it has been one of the significant protected areas in India, acknowledged by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

  Gorumara National Park was a reserve forest in British ruled India since its establishment in 1895; Later in 1949, it was acknowledged as a wildlife sanctuary. It got the official status of a National Park in 1994. From then a large community of Indian rhinoceroses has been a major attraction of Gorumara. This almost 80 Square Kilometre National Park is actually a flood plain of adjacent Murti and Raidak rivers. Jaldhaka, one of the notable rivers in Northern West Bengal flows in the park.

Wildlife in Gorumara :  This National Park is a heaven to herbivores, basically large herbivores as Indian rhinoceros, Asian elephant, gaur, barking deer, sambar, sloth bear, wild boar etc. Gorumara possesses a very small list of carnivores as mongoose, civet. Leopards are seen rarely nowadays. Various birds like sunbird, Indian hornbill, pheasants, peafowls, spangled drongo are seen here. This park is also a comfortable home to snakes like Indian python and King cobra. Rising population of Indian Rhinoes in Gorumara has made it wisely significant to zoologists.  

Best season to visit :  November to April

Best possible route :  Gorumara is just 626.2 km from Kolkata via National Highway 1. So by bus/car or train, Gorumara is easy to reach from Kolkata. New Jalpaiguri is the nearest rail station to Gorumara. By flight one may reach Bagdogra, then by car/bus Gorumara is easily reachable.


World Trippers Club organise excursion to Gorumara National Park specially for Zoology students. Contact us for such memorable and worthy excursions and tours.


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