Murti

Welcome to Murti

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Murti is a small picturesque town in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal and is situated on the banks of river Murti. This place is about 8 kilometres away from Chalsa, India and 60 km away from Jalpaiguri which is famous for its picturesque scenery. Excellent scenic beauty is the main attraction of this site. Both Gorumara National Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary are very close to Murti. One can get day visit pass from Lataguri Interpretation Centre to enter the National Park and Sanctuary.

Quietly flows the rivulet Murti by the side of the forest. And on the other side of the river sleeps Gorumara National Park.Lucky ones can even catch a glimpse of elephants and other animals by the side of Murti River when they come to drink water.

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The name Murti comes after the River Murti, which is flowing down from the Kalingpong hills. It is situated on the bank of the River Murti, besides the Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary and Gorumara National Park. West Bengal Forest Development Corporation (WBFDC) promotes it as a tourist destination. A very beautiful forest bungalow has been setup there for tourist accommodation. Also some private resorts are available with a reasonable price.

Murti is situated near by the Chapramary Wildlife Sanctuary and Gorumara National park. So, you can visit the interior jungle staying at Murti. With a sort distance there has another river, called Panjhora. In winter season many people comes here for picnic. Besides that, Murti itself is a very nice tourist spot. In the river Murti, you can find out Gharials. Elephant are very much available from the Bungalow. So, don’t staying outside the bungalow after sunrise. Gour (Indian bison), various types of Deer and many other wildlife animals are also visible from the bungalow during the early morning and evening hours.