• Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal, India
  • 26.7°N 88.8°E
  • 10-21 °C Nov-Feb, 24-27 °C Mar-Apr and 27-37 °C May-Oct
  • mid-May to mid-Oct and average annual rainfall is 382 cm.
  • INR
  • Bengali, Hindi, Nepali

General Information About Chukchuki Birding Point

Chukchuki Watch Tower also called Chukchuki Birding Point is located inside the Gorumara National Park. It is an ideal destination for bird watches where different spices of birds seen here. The Chuckchuki Watch Tower is situated towards the end of the park which provides perfect view of birds. It is one of the famous among many others watch tower in the park from where tourist can spot different animals like rhinos, bisons, gaur, Asian elephant, sloth bear, chital, and sambar deer for which the park is famous. The tourist visiting Gorumara National Park is taken to the Chuckchuki Watch Tower either by jeep or by elephant safari to see the bird’s paradise where one can spot local as well as migratory birds like Indian Hornbill, Spangled Drongo, Scarlet Minivet, Peafowls, Peacocks, woodpeckers, pheasants, Asian paradise suncatcher. These are all submontane forest birds and the place is also famous for migratory birds. The park is also home to a large number of snakes, venomous and non-venomous, including the Indian python, one of the largest snakes in the world, and the king cobra - the world's largest venomous snake. One staying at Gorumara park can fully enjoy all the nearby activities and scenic beauty of the park through this popular Chuchuk Watch Tower.