Neora National Park is situated at the conjunction of West Bengal, Sikkim and Bhutan. The park houses endangered species like Red Panda, Clouded Leopard Himalayan Thar, Indian Gaur, Royal Bengal Tiger and the Himalayan Black Bear. Nature Interpretation Centre in Neora National Park concentrates on rich flora and fauna. It involves interaction with the residents to protect the environment, which is organised by the Forest Department.
Jaributi is an ideal area inside the park to watch the wildlife and can be toured around as well. The park also possesses diverse species of avifauna, which includes Sunbirds, Flycatchers, Maynas, Owls, Parakeets, Woodpeckers and many others. Neora National park also houses butterflies and insects belonging to diverse family. Many colourful orchids can also be spotted inside the park.
Neora National Park, spread over an expanse of about 88 square km, is located at a woody forest area near Lava in the majestic foothills of the Himalayan Ranges in Kalimpong. It is established in 1986 and is maintained by the forest department. Bhutan and the lush green forests of Sikkim border this National Park.
The vegetation in Neora Park is rich in flora and fauna. The park is enriched with natural forests containing many varieties of dense woody trees. Dense bamboo groves and abundant species of orchids are special feature of this Park. The species of wild animals freely moving in this park include red panda, Himalayan black bear, tiger, wild dog and goral. This is a haven for birds and reptiles. Bird fauna includes Himalayan griffon, redstart and golden-headed black finch and the reptiles include green pit viper, King cobra and blind snakes.
This is a renowned nature friendly region of rich biodiversity and eco-balanced environment. Neora valley is a beautiful picnic spot for nature lovers and tourists seeking for a serene and secluded environment. Rechela Danda, the highest peak in the Park placed at an altitude of about 10600 ft, is a breathtaking attraction and is a ideal location for hiking and trekking.