Lataguri is a small town located in the Jalpaiguri district of Indian state of West Bengal. It is located outside the Gorumara National Park on National Highway No. 31. Permits for entering Gorumara and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary are given from Lataguri. The village also contains a "Nature Interpretation Center", which gives information about the flora and fauna of the area.
Lataguri was famous for timber business form 1960 till 1990 and use to supply timber all over India in those days. But after that as per Government policy, Forest act and because of declaration Gorumara as a National Park, the timber business comes to close end. The Forest Department start to encouraging local forest villagers and local people about eco tourism and educated to stop deforestation for the benefit of wild life of the region. In the year 1992 Gorumara declared as a National Park, after that tourist from all over India and Foreign nation start to visit for witness wild animal of Gorumara National Park. To accommodate those tourists, local people start building Guest house for tourism venture nearby Gorumara National Park and succeed day by day. Today there are many good and luxury hotel and resort found in Lataguri. A few roadside restaurants and hotels cater for tourists.
It a National park located in terai region of the Himalayas foothills. The park had been declared as the best among the proected areas in India by the ministry of environment & forest in 2009. Elephant safari can be done in Hollong. Its provides the majestic beauty of grassland of Jaldapara.