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Top 6 Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam which are a must-visit

Assam is a magnificent and utmost excellent state beautifully lying in the northeastern part of India. It is known for being one of the finest holiday destinations in India owing to its captivating wildlife. People can get a view of its true eye luring archaeological sites and very amazing tea plantations. Apart from that, there are also many wildlife sanctuaries in Assam that will take you closer to nature. If you are an adventure lover, then you must know that below are the top 6 wildlife sanctuaries in Assam!


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Top 6 Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam

We would be reading about the wildlife sanctuaries which are located in Assam and discussing in brief below.

Wildlife Sanctuaries In Assam
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1. Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary

This is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries well situated in the Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts of Assam. It is also a great place to visit with your loved ones. This wildlife den spreads over an area of 45,668 square kilometres over the Chakrashila Hills. The sanctuary was declared as a reserve forest back in 1966. However it was only around 1994, it was able to receive the recognition by the state government. In turn, it became a wildlife sanctuary.

Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary
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Besides having the Beel and Diplai Beel lakes in its proximity, the said sanctuary also houses Golden Langur, Indian Flying Fox, Indian Pipistrelle, Chinese Pangolin, Rhesus Macaque, Asiatic Jackal, Bengal Fox, Hornbills and many more. This amazing sanctuary is also said to be the second protected home to the very beautiful yet endangered Golden Langur. You can witness them in their natural habitat.

2. Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is certainly a very famous wildlife sanctuary situated on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River. It is decently enormous in terms of area which is about 800 square kilometres and consists of immense green vegetations. Amidst the dry deciduous forests, rocky landscapes and certainly thick thickets, you can witness a wide variety of birds and several different wildlife animals going around in their natural habitat.

Kaziranga National Park
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To speak of the major attraction here in the Kaziranga National Park, it has to be the rhinos. You can explore the entire area in a jeep and can see the animals from decently near. Kaziranga National Park is certainly one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries which are recommended to tourists. It is also one of the fun experiences when they are visiting with their near and dear ones.


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3. Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary houses the very rare and highly endangered species of wildlife and to add few names like Pygmy Hog, Clouded Leopard and Golden Langur. Visitors will be amazed and delighted to see several wildlife species in Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary’s vicinity. Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is truly blessed to be so well placed on such a perfect location. People can witness the views and scenes between the majestic Himalayas on one side and the very beautiful country Bhutan on the other. The beauty is truly beyond words.

4. Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary

Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the heart of Assam. It is a decently large wildlife sanctuary covering a moderate distance of about 44.06 square kilometres approximately. It rests on the northern bank of the turbulent Brahmaputra River along the very pretty Sonitpur District. Visitors can witness a wide variety of wildlife species from decently close view if fortunate. The Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary is also well crowded most time of the year. However, it is a very popular sanctuary to locals as well as tourists.

5. Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary

Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary is very beautiful yet a separate region situated in Assam. Said to be constituted in 1997, it is located amidst the mesmerising tea gardens and the long stretches of grasslands. This sanctuary has been standing tall for years to offer the best wildlife experience to visitors from different parts of the country. People who are in pursuit of watching the several amazing wildlife species in their natural habitat can visit this place. It houses the very rare and only gibbons in India which are the hoolock gibbons. People can see India’s only nocturnal monkey let alone the very beautiful Bengal Slow Loris right at this sanctuary. Families with children must visit this place and make the most of what this amazing wildlife sanctuary has to offer.

6. Deepor Beel Bird Sanctuary

Deepor Beel Bird Sanctuary is a very elegant sanctuary located in Assam. It is said to be very well circled in lush greenery sprinkled with sparkling water bodies. It is also recognised as one of the finest sanctuaries in the region and houses over 120 species of birds. Locals, as well as tourists who had visited here, has nothing but words of applause for the beautiful sanctuary. Some of the bird species such as kingfishers, fishing eagles, adjutant stork and a plethora of ducks can very well be spotted here. It is also quite crowded throughout the year and you are more than welcome to visit this beautiful sanctuary. People can visit this place with their near and dear ones. You can also experience the watch of various species of birds from real close in their natural habitat.

Deepor Beel Bird Sanctuary
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You can visit Assam for a vacation with your loved ones as it is blessed with its beauty. These wildlife sanctuaries in Assam are truly the perfect places to capture some amazing candid and picturesque images. The scenic and panoramic views of the nearby surroundings will truly attract your eyes.

Besides monsoons when the heavy rainfalls are expected, other seasons of the year are said to be simply perfect to plan a trip. One shouldn’t miss visiting the wildlife sanctuaries located here for any given reasons as they are truly worth a visit. You will be amazed and left in wonder to watch and witness such a wide and so very amazing species of wildlife animals let alone wide species of birds and that too they would all be seen in their natural habitat. So, plan a trip to Assam with Pickyourtrail now!

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