Lataguri is located in the outskirt of Jalpaiguri is a famous tourists place in West Bengal. The place is famous for its dense forest and revirine grassland. It is an ideal place for the nature and animals lovers as it is a home of different varieties of flora and fauna. The place is full of tranquility and the nature casts a magical spell on the tourists. It gives them a soothing effect and refreshes their mind. Besides giving a sensuous pleasure and mental happiness, it also had an ennobling effect on the heart and soul of the tourists. It is a perfect holiday destination if one wants to have a break from a monotonous and mudane life. During that blissful communion with Nature, the sense of depression caused by inexplicable and chaotic character of the world and its many problems is relieved perceptibly. It has many wildlife sanctuary and natural parks which has made Lataguri a perfect blend of pristine nature with rich varieties of flora and fauna.
Lataguri also celebrates different festivals such as Durga Puja, Kali Puja with fair and stage dramas for the entertainment of the people, which is the foremost attraction of the place. People from all the corners of the place come here to enjoy and participate in these occasions. It is the land of mix culture where many clans used to live during the prehistoric times. Therefore this place celebrates all the festivals of Hindus and one must visit the place in order to have knowledge about the Hindus festivals.
Places to visit in Lataguri
Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary - it is a home for different wildlife which is located on the foothills of the Eastern Himalayan. It is an ideal place for the natures lover. The place also provides a mesmerizing and breathtaking view of Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan peaks. Indian Bison, a very rare species is another foremost attraction of this place. The tourists can have a glimpse if many migratory birds a well as European birds over here. The place is a nice entertaining spot for the tourists from where they can go back with a satisfying smile.
Gorumara National Park- this place is situated at the confluence of River Murti and River Jaldhaka of the Doers region. It is the permanent home for different varieties of flora such as teak, sal, khair etc. it is also a home of diverse variety of birds and animals. Therefore it is perfect place for both the nature and animal lovers.
Buxa Fort- this famous fort is located on the Buxa hills. This is a quite well renowned fort in Lataguri which serves as a temporary home for the refugees during the turmoil in Tibet. This fort has a collection of materials of ancient epoch. This is a must visit place. The imposing structure of this Fort displays its magnificent and imperial glory of the past.
Rovers Point- it is a land of unknown birds which is a beautiful spot to stay. The tourists can easily get to this place as it is located near to the Buxa fort. This place has many striking and stunning spots for the tourists to explore.
Jayanti Mahakal- it is located at the bank of River Jayanti. It is a best place for trekking that shares a natural border with Bhutan which serves to be the tourists attraction. Apart from this it has a cave called Mahakal cave which is quite slender and gloomy but it is also a tourists attraction.
How to reach Lataguri
By AIR Bagdogra is the nearest Airport of Lataguri that is located in the Siliguri. It is the most likely option if one is travelling by flight. This airport is well connected to all parts of the world. It is also the fastest mode of transportation.
By RAIL It does not have its own railway station therefore the nearest rail head of Lataguri is New Jalpaiguri Station. The railway station is well linked with all the metropolitan cities of the country.
By BUS Regular bus services are available from all the parts of West Bengal. Both private and regular buses are accessible.
Best time to visit Lataguri
Lataguri has a pleasant climate throughout the year. Therefore the tourists can visit the place at any time of the year except the rainy season.