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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.

Assam Bird Watching Tour



Assam is a Northeastern Indian state surrounded by Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Meghalaya. The region is mostly hilly with prime rivers Brahmaputra and Barak provide greenery and rustic flora and fauna. Assam tourism is mostly tagged with its distinct wildlife especially variety of birdlife which is pride of the state. Assam bird watching tours are really a great opportunity to the world wide bird watchers who visit and enjoy watching the explicit bird life in their natural surroundings.



Assam is very much popular for its wildlife sanctuaries. Major wildlife sanctuaries are Kaziranga National Park, Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary and Dibru-Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary. Kaziranga is the central attraction of tourism in Assam. More and more tourists from worldwide places are visiting this wildlife National Park. There are around four hundred eighty species of birds recorded at this park. The variety of birds in this park includes the beautiful migratory birds, classic raptors, scavengers, waterfowl and terrestrial birds. Rare game birds seen here are Swamp falcon, bustards and pigeons. Indian hornbills are the pride of this region. Bird watching tours in the form of Jeep safaris to the eastern range of the park offer a unique experience to the visitors. Kaziranga National Park is divided into different regions for the sake of convenience. There is a good concentration of raptors, fishing birds and waterfowl in the Eastern range. Central range is great for migratory and grass land birds. Western range shows a combination of both varieties. The diverse habitat of Kaziranga which covers grasslands, tropical forests, marshlands to large lakes is the perfect heaven for the birds. Assam bird watching tours start from Guwahati and cover many places full of exciting bird life like Deepor Beel, Pobitora, Panbari Reserve Forest in Kaziranga, Dibru-Saikhowa wild life Sanctuary and Namdapha National Park in Digboi.


Whenever you are planning a tour of Assam remember to include the incredible Bird watching tours of Assam in your schedule. There are many types of accommodations spread around the entrance gates of the park. Jungle home resorts at Kaziranga offer beautiful accommodations in the vicinity of nature. Prior your tour of Assam you can book one of the resorts near the gates of the Park.

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