Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary in Darjeeling

Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary Overview

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"Lying in the Eastern Himalayan foothills in Jalpaiguri district, the Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary offers 960.31 hectares of fabulous scenery and rare flora and fauna. The name of this wildlife refuge is derived from two words- 'Chapra'- meaning a variety of fish and 'Mari'- meaning abundance. Earlier a notified wildlife reserve, this place was declared a sanctuary in 1998 by the government of India. The rich biodiversity of this protected region makes it a paradise for nature lovers and animals. Elephants, Indian Bison, Royal Bengal Tiger and Leopard are the main animals inhabiting the sanctuary. Birds like Peafowls, Parrots, Kingfishers, Green Pigeons, Partridges and Hornbills also flock in the region, making it an ideal haunt of birdwatchers. The views of the Kanchenjunga and other lofty mountains beyond expansive patches of lush vegetation from this sanctuary are truly breathtaking. "

  • Opening Closing Time 06:00 am to 06:00 pm - Open all days, Closed during the rainy season (June 16th – September 15th)

  • Photo Opp

    Tourists can click countless photographs on their trip to the Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. The animals and avian species in their natural elements are unique sights that you won't want to miss clicking. Furthermore, the distant mountain ranges, lofty trees and undulating terrains can be awesome backdrops for you to pose in style and get clicked.
  • For Kids

    The Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary is an ideal place for kids to visit. A trip to this sanctuary would definitely enlighten people of all age groups about the rich flora and fauna of West Bengal and the Himalayan terrains.

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Near NH 31, Darjeeling, West Bengal