() is a small town situated just on the foot of the Himalayas
in the Duars in Jalpaiguri district
in West Bengal
. This small town is surrounded by hills, tea gardens, rivers and forests. One part of the town is surrounded by Gorumara National Park
and other part with Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary
. This small town was known as Queen of Duars
in British India. Nearby forests are residence of a good collection of elephants and rhinos. It is situated on the way towards Birpara
. It takes around 1.5 hours from Siliguri both on road and railways. It is 60 km from Bagdogra airport
Chalsa is located at . It has an average elevation of 163 metres (535 feet). It is the headquarters of the Matiali
community development block under the Malbazar subdivision
of the Jalpaiguri district.
Siliguri is the best starting point. Siliguri is connected by air (Bagdogra) from New Delhi
and by rail (New Jalpaiguri
) from Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata. Siliguri is about 10 hours by road from Kolkata.From Siliguri, Chapramari Sanctuary and Gorumara National Park are an hour and half away. And Chalsa is surrounded by these two forests. Road and rail transport are available choices. The National Highway is in very good condition and driving is comfortable.
Various resorts and lodges around Gorumara. The... Read More