The best time to visit the small quaint hamlet of Lataguri in Dooars

The best time to visit the small quaint hamlet of Lataguri in Dooars


Lataguri is a beautiful area covered by hills. It is a perfect place to spend some time with your family or friends. This small village also gives the opportunity of spotting some of the wildlife species in the forests and has a fantastic collection of wild animals and birds for all the nature lovers. The beautiful tea gardens also serve as the biggest attractions for the tourists making it a perfect holiday destination in Dooars.

Best time to visit:

It is not appropriate to visit Lataguri during the month of monsoon season which is from 15th June to 15th September as it rains heavily during this time. During December to February is the winter season which is the best time to visit as the weather remains pleasant and has less humidity.

How to reach:

By Flight: Bagdogra Airport is the nearest airport from Lataguri. You can hire a car to reach Lataguri which is located at a distance of 69 kilometers and it takes 1 hour and 53 minutes to reach Lataguri. By Car: Siliguri is the nearest place located at a distance of 67 kilometers from Lataguri. Hiring a car from the junction will help you in reaching Lataguri within a time of 1 hour and 49 minutes approximately. By Train: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station is the nearest railway station located at a distance of 52 kilometers from Lataguri. There are many hired cars available to reach Murti resort Lataguri within a time of 1 hour and 31 minutes.  

Places to visit in and around Lataguri:

Lataguri is a famous place to visit while being at Dooars but there are many other attractions to amaze on your vacation to this small hamlet.  

1-Gorumara National Park:

 This national park is located at a distance of 15 kilometers from Lataguri and is a perfect place for hanging out with your family and friends. It is situated on the banks of River Jaldhaka and Murti River in North Bengal. This park spreads over an area of 80 kilometers and is a place filled with wild flora and fauna.

2-Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary:

 It is a significant tourist attraction in Lataguri which is located at a distance of 20 kilometers from the Gorumara National Park. It has many wild species of flora and fauna. It also gives you the opportunity of spotting many wildlife species. You can also enjoy the view of the Eastern Himalayas and the famous Kanchenjunga Mountains.  

3-Jayanti Mahakal Caves:

[caption id="attachment_273" align="alignnone" width="649"] Image Courtesy:[/caption] This destination is located along the river banks of Jayanti and is a famous tourist trekking destination in North Bengal. These caves share a border with the Sinchula Hills and have many ancient ruins to see. The visitors can stay in the forest bungalows and can enjoy the view of the surrounding places.  

4-Buxa Tiger Reserve:

[caption id="attachment_274" align="alignnone" width="647"] Image Courtesy:[/caption] After a drive of 2 hours, you can reach the Buxa Tiger Reserve and it is worth to visit. This reserve forest gives shelter to many wild animals. It may take the whole day but you will like wandering around the beauty of this forest reserve.  


[caption id="attachment_275" align="alignnone" width="649"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]   It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in North Bengal. The river has its origination from the Kupup Lake which partly flows through Bhutan and Bengal. The river is surrounded by hills which give a beautiful view of the rural life of the people living there.  

Activities in Lataguri:

This forest village has a “Nature Interpretation Center” where you can get enormous information about the species of wild flora and fauna. You can also witness cultural programs in this center during the evening time. You can take morning or afternoon walks along the forest trails which are one of the primary forest activities loved by every nature lover. Jungle safari in the national parks is also a favorite activity to be done while in Lataguri. This small forest village also offers a path to other national parks for a clear view of the forest reserve.  

Where to stay in Lataguri?

There are many accommodations to stay in Lataguri. The visitors who want to spend a refreshing vacation in Lataguri can also stay in the hotels in Murti West Bengal for local sightseeing around Lataguri. You can also spend some time among the fantastic forest trails and explore the beauty of the forest.

Why Lataguri?

Lataguri is a forested area which is almost covered with wild species of flora and fauna. This place besides being a famous tourist destination is also rich in culture and history. It is a small village which offers a beautiful view of the forest and spending time in this serene nature is a lifetime experience.

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