Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary near Dhubri is spread over an expanse of 45.568 sq. km. In the year 1986, the world famous Golden Langur was seen here. Hornbills with their over sized beaks decorated with large casques are an interesting sight in the sanctuary. If you want to enjoy the natural beauty of Assam Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary is the perfect place to visit.

Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam received the status of a sanctuary from the Government of Assam on 14th July1994. It is set in an astounding locale of Dhubri District in Assam and is located 68 km from Dhubri. The sanctuary is located in a panoramic location surrounded by green hills and two lakes on either side. The panoramic beauty of the sanctuary will mesmerize you.

Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary is a safe haven for huge varieties of animals, which are on the verge of extinction.
Flora and Fauna – The mystic land of Assam with its undulating plains, mighty rivers, and dense forests captivates us. It is gifted with natural beauty and rich biodiversity. To preserve its wide variety of flora and fauna.

The sanctuary is mainly a hilly tract running north-south and there are two lakes (Dheer Beel and Diplai Beel) on either side, which are integral to the eco-system of the sanctuary. The lower hilly reaches are covered with Sal coppice regeneration while middle and upper reaches are covered with mixed deciduous forests.

Different kinds of mammals and birds, twenty-three species of reptiles including snakes, crocodiles, alligators, lizards and turtles, more than forty species of butterfly are found in this sanctuary. Some species of mammals recorded so far in this sanctuary are Indian Short-tailed Mole, Indian Flying Fox, Short Nosed Fruit Bat, Indian False Vampire, Indian Pipistrelle, Rhesus Macaque, Chinese Pangolin, Asiatic Jackal and Bengal Fox. Hornbills are also spotted here. It is also a save haven for a variety of endangered animals.

Major Wildlife Attractions: Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the sanctuaries of Assam inhabited by various species of mammals, reptiles and birds. Sanctuary is home for twenty-three species of reptiles including snakes, crocodiles, alligators, lizards and turtles. More than forty species of butterfly are found in this sanctuary. Some species of mammals recorded so far in this sanctuary are Indian Short-tailed Mole, Indian Flying Fox, Short Nosed Fruit Bat, Indian False Vampire, Indian Pipistrelle, Rhesus Macaque, Chinese Pangolin, Asiatic Jackal and Bengal Fox. Hornbills are also spotted here. It is also a save haven for a variety of endangered animals.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit the Sanctuary is between the months of November and April.

How to Get there:
Road: Nearest road head is Choraikhola. It is 5-6 kms from Kokrajhar and well connected to the other places also.

Rail: The nearest rail head is at Guwahati.

Air: Nearest airport is at Guwahati.

General Info / Tips:
The Sanctuary has some tourist accommodation facility at Choraikhola, Kokrajhar and also provides facilities for Bird Watching, Forest Trecking, Wildlife and Nature Photography, Site for errecting tent and Free of cost accommodation for a group of 15/20 person in the Tapoban Camp (by the local NGO, Nature’s Beckon).

Location:
Assam, India

Nearest Access:
Choraikhola(06 kms.)

Wildlife Found:
Snakes, Crocodiles

Coverage Area:
45.57-sq-kms