Well what’s life without some adventure? Just imagine you and your friends at Gorumara National Park staying in tents with no cots but special tents and ground sheet beside a flowing river. The spell bound silence of the environment broken by the chirping birds. The taste of traditional food prepared by the local forest villagers. The sound of beating drums and folk dance of the tribal will take you back to ancient life and culture. Gorumara National Park the land of the prehistoric Great Indian one horned Rhinoceros is located in the flood plains of Murti and Jaldhaka rivers of Dooars region within Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. The National Park declared in 1994 comprises a total area of 79.99 sq. Km. Gorumara is home also to Elephants, Leopards, Wild boars, Indian Bisons, Chitals, Sambars, Hog Deer and many birds. The Gorumara tent is located in the fringe of the National Park. It is an attractive camping ground having lush green forest at your door step
Gorumara tent is a recent introduction to the eco-tourism map of the Dooars. The tent is open to students, naturalists, and those who wish to relax in the midst of the nature. The tent is situated on the banks of the Murti river which flows through the Gorumara National Park. The tent is accessible by wild animals and hence is protected by energized fencing. The Gorumara tents provide an excellent opportunity to students to learn about the forests of Dooars, Indian Wildlife and North Bengal culture. “Without knowing it, we utilize hundreds of products each day that owe their origin to wild animals and plants. Indeed our welfare is intimately tied up with the welfare of Wildlife. Well may conservationists proclaim that by saving the lives of wild species, we may be saving our own.” - Normay Myers, 198
Services at the tent
• Experienced guides and staff.
• Home cooked Indian cusiene.
• Wildlife film shows.
• Environmental Education, classes and discussions.
• Bird watching, trail walk inside the National Park.
• Visit to watch towers.
• Glimpse of tribal dance.
• Adventure sports.
• Purified water.
Short camps in Gorumara Tents by schools and colleges will give students an opportunity to learn first hand about outdoor life. They also get a chance to learn and view the flora and fauna of the National Park. The camp support regular curriculum and make lessons more meaningful and interesting. It becomes easier to learn when students are actually taken for a nature walk in the deep forest. They experience the thrill of some of the most exotic and beautiful jungles, waterways and other little known adventure sports, for removed from the usual tourist spots.
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