Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary

Small forest area nestled in the Dooars plain is a one of the oldest Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal. The name Chapramari probably derived from "Chopra" which means a type of fish and "Mari" which means abundant.

The Wildlife Sanctuary on the bank of river Murti is located in the Nagrakata Block of Jalpaiguri District, just at the foothills of Kalimpong Sub-division. The Reserve Forest since 1895 was declared as a Game Sanctuary in 1939.The area with its diversified flora and fauna was declared as a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1998 comprising a total area of 9.6031 sq. kms.

Bird Watching

Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary is popular for the scenic beauty of its forested landscape along with its unforgettable rive rain ecosystem which no one can forget. This Sanctuary provides an excellent habitat for birds.


The Wildlife Sanctuary also contains diverse flora.