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Chalk Out a Two-Day Escape to Gorumara National Park

By JAGAT- [06-June-24] Nestled in the Dooars region of West Bengal, Gorumara National Park is a lush haven of biodiversity and natural beauty. This pristine wilderness offers an ideal escape for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. A two-day trip to Gorumara National Park is perfect for those looking to immerse themselves in the serenity of the forest, witness diverse wildlife, and experience the charm of the Dooars. Here’s how you can make the most of your two-day getaway to Gorumara National Park.

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Day 1: Discovering the Spirit of Gorumara

  • Arrival and Check-In in Morning- Begin your journey early from Siliguri or any nearby location. Gorumara National Park is about 60 kilometers from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, making it a convenient and scenic drive. Choose from a variety of lodges and resorts near the park. Options like the Gorumara Jungle Resort or the Rhino Resort offer comfortable stays with a touch of rustic charm. After checking in and freshening up, head to the park’s entrance for your first jungle safari. The park organizes safaris in two slots – morning and evening. Opt for the morning safari to start your adventure.
  • Relaxation in the afternoon- Enjoy a hearty lunch at the lodge. The lodges often serve local Bengali cuisine, offering a delightful culinary experience. Take some time to relax. Enjoy the natural surroundings of your resort, or take a nap to recharge for the evening.
  • The first round of safari in the late afternoon- In the late afternoon, obtain the necessary permits from the park’s office. Gorumara Jeep Safari is conducted in authorized vehicles with experienced guides. Keep your eyes peeled for the park's diverse wildlife, including the Indian rhinoceros, elephants, leopards, and various deer species. Gorumara is also a bird watcher’s paradise with over 200 species of birds.
  • You can also visit one of the park's famous watchtowers. The Jatraprasad, Rhino Point, and Chukchuki Watchtower are popular spots that offer panoramic views of the park. Watchtowers are strategically located near water bodies, increasing your chances of spotting wildlife, especially during the evening when animals come to drink water. Sunset Views: The setting sun casting golden hues over the forest creates a magical atmosphere, perfect for photography and quiet reflection.
  • Cultural experience and stargazing at night- Return to your lodge in the evening for dinner. Many lodges organize cultural programs featuring local tribal dances and music, providing a glimpse into the vibrant culture of the region. End your day with a stargazing session. The clear skies of Gorumara offer a stunning view of the night sky, far from the city lights.

Day 2: Exploring the Wilderness and Surroundings

  • Jungle Safari or Nature Walk in the Early Morning- Start your second day with an early morning safari or a guided nature walk. Morning safaris offer a fresh perspective with the forest coming alive with the sounds of birds and the sight of animals starting their day. If you prefer a more intimate experience with nature, opt for a guided walk. Learn about the park’s diverse plant life and smaller creatures that you might miss on a safari. The morning is also an excellent time for bird-watching. Look out for species like the Great Indian Hornbill, Scarlet Minivet, and Indian Peafowl.
  • Breakfast and Relaxation in Mid-morning- After your morning adventure, return to your lodge for breakfast. Spend the mid-morning relaxing, perhaps with a book or by exploring the lodge’s surroundings. Take some time to capture the beauty of the lodge and its natural setting. Early morning light is perfect for photography. Post breakfast, explore nearby attractions. The Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, located about 20 kilometers from Gorumara, is a great place to visit. Famous for its elephant population and bird species, Chapramari offers a different but equally captivating wildlife experience. En route, stop at the Medla Watchtower for another chance to spot wildlife and enjoy scenic views.
  • Back to Gorumara and Leisure Time in the Afternoon- Return to Gorumara for lunch. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Many lodges offer activities like fishing, cycling, or visit to nearby tea gardens. The Dooars region is famous for its tea gardens. A visit to a nearby tea estate can be a refreshing experience. Learn about tea processing and enjoy the lush green vistas.
  • Evening Final Safari or Leisure Activity- For your final evening, you can choose to go on one more safari to maximize your wildlife sightings or simply enjoy a leisurely activity at your lodge. Each safari offers a unique experience, so another trip into the forest might bring new sightings. Leisure Activity: Alternatively, enjoy a quiet evening at the lodge with activities like bird watching, fishing, or just relaxing with a cup of tea.
  • Dinner at Night- End your trip with a farewell dinner at your lodge. Relish the local cuisine and reflect on the beautiful experiences of the past two days.