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"Nature's Call"

Lataguri Tourism

Located on the outskirts of a National Park itself, Lataguri is the perfect place to set free the wild child in you. From wildlife, in its most pristine and uncultivated form, to open fields, the sun and your camera, if this place doesn't appease your senses, then very few things in this world can.

This small village affords you the splendor of Gorumara and Champramari National Park and also allows access to the famed Buxa Tiger Reserve which is a mere 2 hours away. This place is imprinted with beauty and charm

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The perfect blend of Pristine Nature and Fauna

Once a small village, Lataguri is a flourishing town with colossal wildlife and natural heritage. Today, it stands to be the fulcrum of tourism activities in Dooars (Doors to Bhutan) with high absorption of tourists. Situated near Gorumara and Champramari National Park, Lataguri awakens the wildlife enthusiast in you - giving you a plethora of options to unveil the secrets of existence being close to nature. The well celebrated and famed Buxa Tiger Reserve can also be visited by the tourist located 120 km away to see diverse varieties of the tiger, elephants, red jungle fowls, civets, and Indian boars and bisons.

Restaurants and Local Food in Lataguri

Lataguri has a wide variety of cuisines to offer. From well built hotels to humble dhabbas, Lataguri may not have food on its prime attraction list but it will definitely not disappoint you
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Suggested Itinerary for Lataguri

Day 1- Arrive in Lataguri, head to visit the Buxa Tiger Reserve to see the diverse varieties of flora and fauna, followed by Rover's Point. It will be one of a kind experience. Head towards the tea gardens located in Dooars, fall in love with the pristine geological formations, natural inhabitance and the wild, located approximately 10 minutes away from Buxa Tiger reserves.
Day 2 - Spend a day in the Gorumara National Park located in the Terai region of Himalayan foothills. Famous for its diverse population of Indian rhinoceros, Gorumara National Park platters you with a thumbing existence of dense jungle and grasslands. The serenity, tranquillity and calmness absorb you from inside giving the natural enthusiast in you a complete feeling. You can opt for a safari ride to taste the thrill of wilderness.
Day 3 - Start early. Embark yourself to visit Jayanti Mahakal Cave to site the ancient ruins of the history. Later you can head to the Changey Waterfall followed by visiting the Buxa Fort.

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How to Reach Lataguri

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New Jalpaiguri railway station is the nearest railhead connecting Lataguri to major Indian cities and towns. Buses operated by South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) connect the destination with various adjoining towns and cities. 

How to reach Lataguri by flight

The nearest airport to Lataguri is the Bagdogra Airport at Siliguri, which caters to only domestic flights to and from the region. Besides this, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati is an international airport connecting the destination with various overseas locations. 

How to reach Lataguri by road

There is regular bus service from Siliguri to Lataguri which is approximately 40 km away. From AC, Sleeper to Volvos to non-AC buses, the commutation between the two towns is smooth enough, owing to the private and state-run buses ( South Bengal State Transport Corporation). Bus services are also available from adjoining towns and cities like Cooch Behar, Alipurduar, Malbazar, Chalsa, and Kolkata. Alternatively, you can also drive down to Lataguri from nearby cities like Siliguri, New Jalpaiguri and even Kolkata which is located 467 km away. The road network is smooth and perennial.

How to reach Lataguri by train

With a dense frequency of trains from all over India, New Jalpaiguri serves to be the heart of Lataguri catering the railway network needs of Lataguri. It connects all the major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Cochin, Chennai, etc. You can hire a taxi or a bus from the station to head to Lataguri, located 50 km away. 

Local transport in Lataguri

Commuting is not a problem in this place. Many jungle guides are easily available here. In fact, a lot of times people prefer to have their hotels arrange for the travelling facilities

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What is the local food in Lataguri?

Lataguri has a wide variety of cuisines to offer. From well built hotels to humble dhabbas, Lataguri may not have food on its prime attraction list but it will definitely not disappoint you
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What are the places near Lataguri?

The top places near to Lataguri are Gangtok which is 72 km from Lataguri, Darjeeling which is located 61 km from Lataguri, Dooars which is located 37 km from Lataguri, Siliguri which is located 33 km from Lataguri, Kalimpong which is located 49 km from Lataguri

What are the things to do in Lataguri?

The top things to do in Lataguri are Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, Murti River, Jayanti Mahakal Caves, Jaldhaka, Jalbong and Bindu, Buxa Tiger Reserve. You can see all the places to visit in Lataguri here

What is the best way to reach Lataguri?

New Jalpaiguri railway station is the nearest railhead connecting Lataguri to major Indian cities and towns. Buses operated by South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) connect the destination with various adjoining towns and cities. 

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What is the best time to visit Lataguri?

Lataguri experiences a tropical climate owing to its geographical location. Its proximity to the Gorumara National Park in West Bengal makes it a sought after tourist attraction. It is here that one can get a permit to enter the Gorumara National Reserve and the Wildlife Sanctuary at Chapramari located nearby. Since these natural reserves draw tourists in quite a large number, one would conclude that the best time to visit Lataguri is when the rains do not ruin one’s outdoor plans. And the rains really can hamper one’s plans because the region receives heavy rainfall every year. The summer season also is not recommended as the temperature can soar as high as 38°C making it an inappropriate time to venture out. Hence, Winters from December to February are one’s best bet to visit Lataguri. This is when the climate remains moderately cool; the skies are clear and perfect for exploring attractions in and around the quaint little town.
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Who should visit Lataguri?

Perfect holiday destination to get away from chaotic and mundane schedules of everyday life. Ideal for group travellers, family getaways and for couples. Amazing experience for photo fanatics, nature and wildlife enthusiasts.

What is not so good about Lataguri?

A heavy downpour during monsoons. Parks are closed. Trekking and other activities are unavailable during monsoons. Summers are extremely humid and hot.

What is famous about Lataguri?

Close to Siliguri which is well connected to other cities and towns in India. Rich Natural heritage. Riverine grassland. Diverse flora and fauna. Close to Dooars. Pleasant winters. Good food from hotels to differential dhabas.

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Santanu Bhattacharya

on Gorumara National Park 4 years ago
Best of wild. What you get at gorumara, no other national parks can offer. Must visit. Rhinos, elephant and bisons in a single frame. Snow capped mountains, tea gardens and huge river beds all togeth (Read More)er.

Rohit Shroff

4 years ago
- It is highly remanded to stock yourself with food, water and some common use medicines while going into the Sanctuary.
- The food is easily available but you may not want to experiment inside a (Read More)huge jungle
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