Dooars, Kalimpong, Darjeeling
Gorumara is situated on the banks of rivers Murti and Raidak, the major part of the Dooars region is a wildlife reserve. Amidst the rich flora, the park also shelters over 50 species of mammals, 193 species of birds, 22 species of reptiles and 27 species of fishes. The national park is famous for Asiatic one-horned rhino. Rhino Point, Jatraprasad watchtower and three-storeyed Chukchuki Tower are some of the foremost mascots of the park. Elephant rides along with hiking on unrestricted pavements are the prominent activities in the park.
Lataguri is a small village situated in the Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal. It is located on the outskirts of Gorumara National Park. Full of dense forests and riverine grassland, the region is home to many species of flora and fauna. Apart from Gorumara National Park, some of the popular attractions of the destination are Rovers Point and Rupam Valley.
Kalimpong is a scenic town located in Darjeeling in West Bengal. It is a hill station in the Lesser Himalayas also called the Mahabharata range. Monasteries and churches are tourist hotspots of Kalimpong. Of the many monasteries, the most significant are the Thongsha Gumpha, Tharpa Choling Monastery and the Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Gompa. In fact, the Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Gompa Monastery is known to have a number of rare Tibetan Buddhist scriptures. Popular churches in Kalimpong include the Catholic Church and St Theresa Church. Other must-visit sites for tourists are the Neora National Park, Deolo Hill and Mangal Dham. For the adventurous lot, hiking is also an option.
Darjeeling is a popular hill station located in the Lesser Himalayan range and provides beautiful views of the mighty Himalayas, especially Kanchenjunga – the world's third highest mountain peak. Known for its scenic beauty, snow-clad Himalayas, and tea gardens. The Toy Train is famous in Darjeeling. The Ghoom Monastery is the oldest monastery here.