Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is major wildlife stock, situated in Morigaon district of Assam, the northeastern state of India. Covering an area of 38.8 Sq. km., the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is about 50 km from Guwahati, situated on the border of Nagaon and Kamrup Dist.
Pobitora is mainly famous for its great Indian one horned Rhinoceros. Besides Rhinoceros the other animals are Asiatic Buffalo, Leopard, Wild bear, civet cat etc. Assam Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to more than 2000 migratory birds and various reptiles.
Flora and Fauna:
The place is quite hilly and thus due to the difference in altitudes, one can find a diverse vegetation. The vegetation of the place may vary according to the height of the place. The sanctuary is fully with a large numbers of coconut trees growing all over the place.
The chief attraction of the place is the Great Indian one horned Rhinoceros. There are around 80 such Rhinoceros that can be seen easily around. In addition, one can also see a large number of Asiatic Buffaloes, Wild bear, Civet cat, Leopard, monkeys and many more. There are various species of birds among which 2000 species are migratory birds that migrate each and every year to this place for breeding purposes.
Major Wildlife Attractions:
Indian One Horned Rhino, Leopard, Jackel, Wild Boar, Chinese Pangolin, Smooth Indian Otter, Large Indian Civet Cat, Small Indian Civet Cat, etc.
Greater Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant Stork, White-necked Stork, Black-necked Stork, Spotbilled Pelican, Swamp Francolin, White-bellied Heron, White Ibis, Greylag Goose, Ferruginous Duck, Falcated Teal, etc.
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to sight The Orang Wildlife Sanctuary is from November to March.
How to Get there:
Air: The nearest Airport to the wildlife sanctuary is Guwahati.
Rail: Guwahati is well-connected to all the major cities of the country by rail. One can easily reach the park by bus or other vehicles from the Guwahati railhead.
Road: Guwahati can be accessed by road from any part of Assam. Once in Guwahati, you can easily reach the park by any means of road transport.
Guwahati (50 Kms.)
Rhinoceros, Asiatic Buffalo, Leopard, Wild bear