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Attraction of Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary the Rhino breeding farm



Assam the north Indian state of India is popular worldwide for best quality tea, silk, variety of plant, animal life and its incredible wildlife sanctuaries. Some of the rare and diminishing animal species are flourishing in these protected areas. The state has become increasingly popular among worldwide tourists as the ace “Wildlife Tourism” center of India. It is already honored with two of its World Heritage sites Kaziranga and Manas which attract hordes of tourists throughout the year. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary near Guwahati has made a record in increasing the number of one horned Rhinos which were on the way of getting diminished.
This land with high rainfall and blessed with mighty rivers like Brahmaputra and its tributaries make the region fertile, with rich forests ranging from incredible grasslands, deciduous forests, wetlands and wide spread jungles of Sal and Bamboo. This large diversity in its type of regions makes Assam the largest shelter for a great variety of flora and fauna. The wildlife sanctuaries and the protected zones of the state provide a beautiful atmosphere for incredible birdlife which is concentrated around its wet lands. Among the many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries Pobitora wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Mariagaon district of Assam. This wildlife reserve is located just thirty km from Guwahati the major and important city of Assam.

This Park is spread on huge forty sq. km plot of land in which around sixteen square km are reserved specially for creating a rhino habitat spread on the plains and a hillock. A Rhino breeding farm at this reserve is the major attraction which runs a breeding program called Indian Rhino vision 2020, which initially helped in restoring the fast diminishing number of one horned Rhinos of the region. Gradually the success story reaching its heights has made the area overpopulated by the Rhinos. Other attractions near Pobitora are Haduk Hanging Bridge and Garanga Beel which is a beautiful pond. Pobitora National Park, Guwahati can be explored on elephant backs or by the fascinating jeep safaris which take you to the interiors in the natural habitat of the animals. These safaris are best means of viewing some of the animals like leopard, wild bear, wild cats and Asian buffalo. There is an opportunity to view some of the incredible bird species out of total two hundred migratory birds available at the reserve.

 The weather of Guwahati is moderate with warm summers and cool breezy winters. Heavy rains are observed from June to October. November to March is supposed as the best period to visit Pobitora wildlife reserves, as it offers a moderate climate and many interesting festivals of the region like Bihus, Magh and Bhogali bihu. Pobiitora can be easily approached by road from Guwahati. While travelling from Kaziranga to Guwahati, Pobitora can be reached by taking road to Mayang. Accommodations are available at a resort inside the sanctuary.

Jeep Safari in Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is the oldest wildlife reserve in Assam, covering a vast area and consisting of numerous species of plants, animals and birds. This national park has achieved great success in conserving several endangered species of animals such as one-horned rhinoceros and wild water buffalo. Visitors to these parks can watch these wild animals and birds closely with the help of wildlife safaris that are conducted regularly during tourist seasons. Kaziranga National Park gets plenty of tourists every year, who come from different corners of this world to sight the amazing wildlife of this region. Many of them love to see endangered species during their wildlife safaris. Many hotels and resorts around this region offer these tours as a part of their added amenities. Best time to visit Kaziranga National Park is between the months of October and April, when its climate is pleasant and favourable for conducting sightseeing tours. It is during this period that most of the animals can be seen having a nice time in the wild.

Wildlife tours in this region are conducted either on elephants or in Jeeps. Elephant Safaris begin early in the morning and are extremely helpful in exploring different types of wild animals. They place tourists in an appropriate position so that their view is not obstructed by tall elephant grass by which this wildlife reserve is covered. Generally, a wakeup call is given about half an hour before the elephant ride commences. Individuals who are eager to explore the jungle with a Jeep Safari in Kaziranga can cover longer distances within a short period of time. These tours are accompanied by trained nature guides or escorts and take three to four hours. These wildlife tours are carried out without causing any disturbance to wildlife in the national park. There are specific routes on which the jeeps are run, maintaining the right distance between animals and humans. For any of such tours, permission from authorities is absolutely essential. Due to this reason, tourists obtain necessary permits before entering this wildlife sanctuary. Drivers of jeeps are required to stick to the trails that have been designed to avoid contact between animals and visitors.

It is necessary to observe certain rules that ensure a safe and enjoyable tour for visitors during jungle safaris. Tourists who book accommodations in Jungle Lodge and Resorts must be well aware of them. Drivers are required to drive slowly during jeep safaris to avoid causing any disturbance to animals. Playing of car stereos or transistors is strictly prohibited, as animals would easily get distracted with such sounds. Wearing of less bright clothes would also go a long way in preventing animals from getting distracted. Tourists must be careful not to light any campfires as they can scare most of the animals. Authorities have taken great efforts in maintaining a pollution-free environment in this region. Due to this reason, visitors are required to dispose off any garbage into bags that are provided. Taking photos is something that tourists can enjoy without any restrictions and they can take away unlimited memories with them.

Wildlife in Kaziranga


Various wildlife sanctuaries were created in India after efforts for conservation of wild animals began. Today, there are several national parks, tiger reserves and wildlife sanctuaries in India for housing wild animals and providing a natural habitat for their survival. People visiting them can also enjoy beautiful natural surroundings in these regions along with sightings of rare species. Several Indian states have such areas where authorities are involved in conservation of endangered wild animals. Over a period of time, they have done a commendable job in ensuring that entire population of animals is protected from all sorts of dangers. They also get plenty of support for conservation efforts from individuals visiting such regions. In recent times, many travel companies have come up in different places that provide exciting wildlife tour packages for their customers.

Kaziranga wildlife tour
Assam is one of those Indian states that have vast areas covered with forests and natural vegetation. Climate in these regions is also favourable for different types of animals that constitute wildlife in Assam and they receive excellent protection from government authorities. Most famous of all wildlife sanctuaries is situated in Kaziranga region of Assam. Numerous visitors arrive in this place every year to enjoy sighting various species of wild animals. Several wildlife resorts in Kaziranga offer comfortable accommodations for these visitors at reasonable prices. In addition to basic facilities, these resorts also provide some modern amenities for their guests. Guided tours to Kaziranga National Park are also arranged in some of them for a hassle-free sightseeing. All these resorts are well-connected to cities nearby, offering greater convenience for individuals coming to this region from different parts of the world.

Kaziranga National Park has an interesting history related to its creation and further development. Mary Victoria Leiter Curzon, wife of Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of British India, had persuaded her husband to take immediate steps for conserving one-horned rhinoceroses of this region in the early twentieth century. What started off as a proposed reserve forest gradually became Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary and was later declared as a national park. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which has been highly successful in saving endangered species from extinction. Its fertile alluvial soil has resulted in the growth of dense natural vegetation which serves as a source of nourishment for various animals. Tourists visiting this region also find the beautiful landscapes of this region very attractive and many of them express willingness to explore them in detail.

Flora in Kaziranga


Covering a vast area which boasts of several species of birds and animals, Kaziranga National Park is a popular wildlife sanctuary of India. The highest number of one-horned rhinoceros can be found in this region, which amounts to nearly two-thirds of its total world population. A sizeable portion of this land is covered with tall grass which provides the required nutrition for rhinos. In addition to grass, there are other species of flora in Kaziranga that adds to beautiful natural features that are a part of this wonderful region. One can be assured of spotting tigers and rhinoceroses in this region as their population has been growing steadily over the past few decades. This has been made possible due to the excellent conservation methods of authorities.

Different parts of this wildlife sanctuary foster several varieties of plants, most of them being grasses. A significant amount of flora and fauna in Kaziranga National Park has been maintained either by natural occurrences or human initiatives. Rich alluvial soil also promotes the growth of many species of plants, such as, sugarcane, elephant grasses and reeds. Aquatic plants, such as Water Hyacinth can be found in lakes and ponds of this region. Certain toxic species of invasive aquatic plants have been removed from water bodies with the assistance of Wildlife Trust of India. In addition to tigers and rhinoceroses, Kaziranga has considerable number of langurs, leopards, elephants, water buffaloes and many other wild animals. There are many resident and migratory birds in this national park which is a pleasing sight for bird-watchers.

Guided tours to Kaziranga National Park can enable tourists to witness amazing natural beauty of this region. There are elephant tours as well as trips taken in vehicles carrying visitors to this park. Tourists can witness the best of flora and fauna in Kaziranga through these tours. Some of the hotels and resorts around Kaziranga offer such guided tours for their guests. A stay in any of these hotels or resorts would be a great opportunity to witness all amazing animals and natural wonders of this place. Luxurious accommodations along with plenty of modern facilities can also make their stay pleasant and memorable. These resorts or hotels are easily accessible as there are many options in public and private transport. Domestic and international tourists travelling by air can also hire private vehicles that would help them reach the resort in Kaziranga where they have booked their accommodations in Kaziranga National Park.

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