Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary

Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Darjeeling
  • West Bengal
  • India
Amont Things to Do in Darjeeling
  • Area 960.31 hectares
  • Chief Attraction Elephant & the Royal Bengal Tiger
  • Established 1998
  • Nearest Railway Station Malbazar
  • Nearest Airport Bagdogra Airport
  • Opening Timings 06:00 am to 06:00 pm - Open all days, Closed during the rainy season (June 16th – September 15th)
  • Best Time to Visit October To February

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Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, Darjeeling Overview

The Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 78kms from Siliguri, in the district of Darjeeling. The sanctuary lies on the way to Dooars across the river Tista. The sanctuary is quite near to the Gorumara national park and thus one can easily visit both. The sanctuary covers an area of about 96square kilometers.


The sanctuary abounds in natural vegetation and comprises of various species of plants and trees that are hard to find somewhere else.

Fauna- The chief attraction of the sanctuary is the Elephants that are found here in large numbers. The place is a home to various other animals like Gaur, Wild boar, Leopards, Royal Bengal Tiger, Himalayan Langoor, deer, reptiles etc.


Avifauna- The sanctuary is a paradise for bird watchers. Here one can view various types of birds like Peafowl, Green pigeon, Roller, Florican, Flinch, Bee-eater, Hornbill, Black partridges and many more.

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