The Ramsai forest and Ramsai village is besides on eastern side of Gorumara National Park. The unmatchable variation of Gorumara forest is visible from here. Movements of wild animals are more, than other parts of Gorumara forest, so more chances are more to get those (Wild animals) very near. Ramsai forest has another special feature; which is the Medla watch tower remains open throughout the year. The entire Gorumara Park remains closed including Jungle Safari, Jeep Safari, and Elephant Safari also entry in forest, in monsoon season from June 15th to September 15th, except the eastern part or Ramsai forest. Tickets can be purchased from here (Ramsai) for Medla watch tower, this is an unique experience for travelers. The Buffalo cart is used to bring tourist to the watch tower through lush green forest. The butterfly park and breeding center is another best attraction to see, just behind of ticket counter. Kalipur Eco village camp just 500 meter away from watch tower, the best place to see animals.
Ramsai is a free roaming area for Rhinos, Elephants, Gaurs along with other wild animals on the both side of Jaldhaka river through dense forest. Few small tribal villages were inside the dense forest, now at a day’s those villages moved away from densed forest to boundary edges of forest. The villagers are self-depended through Eco-Tourism, they are all directly or indirectly involved with local tourism.
Ramsai was famous for nearby tea gardens, Jadavpur tea garden is an attraction for tourist, just opposite of Ramsai forest. Another attraction of this area is Ramsai Rhino camp, this is also good accommodation for tourists, the camp is surrounded by water body. This place is ready welcome you with Jungle Safari, tea gardens and nature, so come and enjoy the beauty of Dooars and tribal dance is extra benefit.
Forest Inn: - An village Resort located in Kalamati Village, RAMSHAI, Jalpaiguri, inside Gorumara National Park, 7 kms in the core area of the dense forest from Lataguri town located in the Dooars area in North Bengal. This is the first Private Resort developed inside the dense forest area, 7 Kms away from proper town, Lataguri.Gorumara National Park comprising 782 sq.km of diverse forest at RAMSHAI area. It welcomes for a thrilling stay in the jungle to enjoy its serenity & tranquility. The park lying on the bank of river Murti, Jaldhaka & Daina in the Kanchenjunga foothills has great natural beauty. Tariff starts from Rs.1000 for standard non-AC, Rs.1800 for deluxe non-AC, forest towers Rs.2600 and cottages Rs.3200.
Kalipur Eco Resort also known as Gorumara Eco Village from Forest Dept of Jalpaiguri is one of the best accommodation in Ramsai. This can be booked from below mentioned address:
Aranya Bhawan, Jalpaiguri, Pin – 735101, call on 03561 220017.
Ramsai Rihno Camp is another best place to stay in Ramsai.
Nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB) and nearest railway station is New Maynaguri (NMX), distance is only 20 K.M from New Maynaguri railway station. Regular train service is available from Kolkata, Kamrup Express and Teesta Torsa Express connects directly with Kolkata. Ramsai also can be reached from Lataguri through Kalamati, regular buses are running Siliguri, Malbazar and Jalpaiguri. Distance from Siliguri town is only 99 kms. and distance from Jalpaiguri is only 48 kms.
Ramsai can be visited throughout the year, the entire Dooars region remain closed in monsoon except this Ramsai forest. The best time to visit Ramsai is autumn and post monsoon.