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Address: Near National Highway 31, Darjeeling, India
Phone Number: 9434410991
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I have done wildlife safaris in Pench, Kanha & Tadoba before. Chapramari was different experience altogether. The backdrop of the lush green trees is a photographers delight... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you get a chance stay over there at night. There is salt pit . I personally think this is the better than hollong .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I have done wildlife safaris in Pench, Kanha & Tadoba before. Chapramari was different experience altogether. The backdrop of the lush green trees is a photographers delight (With the forest receiving plenty of water from the Teesta, the Neora, and the Murti). Our guide told us that 'Chapra' is a variety of fish found in northern Bengal, and 'Mari' means... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The Mahananda Forest is extensive and runs right from the plains of Bengal up to the hills near Kalimpong. The wildlife department has entry points at diiferent places and, depending on the altitude, the flora and fauna you spot differ. Chapramari is in the plains near Chalsa, less than a couple of hours from Siliguri

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of about 96 sq km and offers a beautiful view of Kanchenjunga and the other Himalayan peaks. Located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, this sanctuary is situated in the district of Jalpaiguri and is around 20 km from Gorumara National Park. Visitors can spot Indian bison, which is also known as Gaur,... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It's really superb! Full of Himalayan Fauna, How can you deserve that You have felt Himalayas. Flora collections are also superb!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We were supposed to at Bandipur National Park in Karnataka. But our 'Lady Luck' had a different idea in store for us. Our train tickets were not confirmed and we had to return from Howrah Railway Station with a heavy heart. We kept our luggage unpacked, hoping for a miracle. Bingo! There it was! Like a sudden thunderbolt in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

The Mahananda Forest is extensive and runs right from the plains of Bengal up to the hills near Kalimpong. The wildlife department has entry points at diiferent places and, depending on the altitude, the flora and fauna you spot differ. Chapramari is in the plains near Chalsa, less than a couple of hours from Siliguri. The drive down to Chapramari... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The forest at Chapramari has this wonderful advantage - it's very close to civilization and yet appears to be entirely remote and isolated once you're inside. You may or may not sight game here but that's actually besides the point. This forest was like a rare green gem glittering in the cold winter sunlight when we were there. The view... More 

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

To enjoy this small reserve forest you must stay at the beautiful FRHouse there. Booking may be done thru the Forest Dept. This is not for people who want a lot of activities.It is a boon for forest and nature lovers. Just sit on the wide varandah of the FRH, In front is the Chapramari Glade, ending at the distant... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The sanctuary is located very close to the passing National Highway, and although having a very close proximity to human settlements, it offers lush green trees and shrubs which are a magnificent sight. There is no cell phone receptivity inside the jungle and that's actually a boon, considering the environment around you. Sighting of animals is based on your luck... More 

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Address: Near National Highway 31, Darjeeling, India
Phone Number: 9434410991
Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling

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