Chamurchi is a small village in the Banarhat area under Dhupguri block in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal state, India. It belongs to Jalpaiguri division. It is located 33 km towards east from district headquarters Jalpaiguri. 527 km from state capital Kolkata.
Chamurchi is surrounded by Maynaguri block towards west, Falakata block towards east, Mekliganj block towards south, Madarihat block towards east. Mainaguri, Mathabhanga, Mal, Alipurduar are the nearby cities to Chamurchi. This place is in the border of the Jalpaiguri district and Coochbehar district.
Chamurchi is a small hill town located at the indo-Bhutan border. It is a relatively new tourist destination and is far from the madding crowds. You can explore this hill station without much chaos and people who have already visited the town wish to come back here again and again.
It is a place of natural abundance and generally has a soothing effect on the mind and body of the tourists. Endowed with abundance of natural beauty, the nature bound chamurchi with its serene ambiance and untainted beauty has ensnared the heart of tourist who has come across this virgin destination of dooars. The lush green sprawling tea gardens, the cascading rivers and the small market add to the charm of this small yet pristine hill station of chamurchi. One of the major attractions of this small town is the view of mt. Kanchenjunga which looks breathtakingly beautiful. Mainly tea plantations and deep forests teeming with wild life, is situated in the foothills of lower himalayas in north bengal bordering with bangladesh, bhutan and north eastern states of india. The undulating slopes covered with lush green tea gardens and forests separated by meandering streams and small ethnic village have brought chamurchi into the list of the most promising tourist place in dooars.
The ChamurchiMahakal trek originates on the Diana riverbed where you can park your vehicle. Walk for about 3 kms through the riverbed and you will be on the base of the hill which contains ChamurchiMahakal.
The Musical Stone Cave is another highlight of Chamurchi. The interesting part of this unique cave is that when you strike or tossed one of the stones inside the cave
Garuchira, Kalapani and Rohiti are located close by and do not miss them while you are exploring Chamurchi. They are equally rewarding in terms of tourist attractions.
One of the primary attractions of Chamurchi is the tea garden. The quaint tea gardens at Chamurchi though not in a good condition can still attract tourists. There is a Mukti Bungalow in Chamurchi
Chamurchi and Samchi (also written as Samtse) are in India and Bhutan respectively with a Bhutan gate separating the two. Historically this is one of the 18 gates