A small town at the foothills of the Himalayas, Chalsa offers a scenic view of lush green tea gardens, hills, rivers and forests. It is also known as the gateway to the Dooars, and serves as a base for other important hill stations such as Bindu, Jhalong, and Paren, all located on the banks of River Jaldhaka.

The town also has the Gorumara National Park and the Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. The Gorumara National park has 193 species of birds, 7 species of turtles and 22 species of reptiles, in addition to 27 species of fish and a variety of other flora and fauna. The national park is renowned for being home to the majestic Asian one-horned rhinoceros.

The Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary hosts a number of flora and fauna that include hyena, leopards, Indian treepie, thrush, white breasted kingfisher, adjutant stork and a number of migratory birds.

Other than wildlife preserves, you can also visit the tea gardens of Chalsa, where you can pick up fragrant varieties of tea to take back home for your family and friends.

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