East Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary, treasure trove of Assam’s natural heritage encompasses a net area of 221.81 sq. km and is strategically located to facilitate tourism and accessibility to the state.
The ecological harmony of Assam is enhanced by the presence of the numerous national parks and wildlife reserves. East Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary houses several species of birds dappled in a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors. Many of the birds migrate from Tibet, China, Europe and Siberia during their freezing winters. The birds usually arrive in early November and leave by February while some prefer to make a permanent halting and hatch their fledglings. It is indeed a delightful experience to spend a lazy day exploring the tranquil wilderness of the sanctuary as the birds twitter away merrily perched atop the trees.
Flora and Fauna: East Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary houses a plethora of exotic flora as well as rare species of wild animals and birds. The reserve is use to protect and preserve variegated species of resident and migratory birds. A sylvan lake of captivating beauty surrounds the reserve.
A trip to the picturesque East Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary gives visitors an insight into India’s lush foliage and opulent
varieties of fauna.
Major Wildlife Attractions:
Mammals: Tiger, Elephant, Gaur, Sambar, Bears, Barking deer, Rhesus macaque, Hoolock gibbon, Wild pigs, Lesser cats
Birds : High diversity of woodland birds.
Reptiles & Amphibians : Python, Cobra, Monitor lizards, Hill tortoise
Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit the Sanctuary is between the months of November to April.
How to Get there:
Road: Nearest road head is Jorhat (110 Kms.) and Guwahati (190 Kms.) well connected to the other places also.
Rail: Jorhat is 110 kms from Nambor and is very well connected to the Northeatern states of India.
Air: Nearest airport is Dimapur which is 150 Kms.
General Info / Tips
Tourist Lodge, Diphu, Tel.-03671-272694 (O),
A small Forest Inspection Bungalow is available at Dokmoka town, only 37 kms. away from the Sanctuary.
Contact: Range Forest Officer, Western Range, Dokmoka.
Hotels & Lodges are available at Diphu town which is 132 Kms. away and at Nagaon town which is 127 kms. away.
Whom to contact for visit :
Divisional Forest Officer, Karbi Anglong East Division, Diphu, Tel.-03671 – 272237
Jorhat (110 Kms.)
Tiger, Elephant, Gaur