Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary Assam Reopens After Monsoon

After remaining closed for four months because of monsoons, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, situated in Morigaon district of Central Assam, has been reopened today for tourists. At an exuberant program held this morning, Assam Forest Minister Rockeybul Hussain (Assam Forest Minister) announced to reopen the park.

The park is extremely famous for its one-horned rhinoceros and is carrying out a Rhino breeding program, which is running successfully under the guidance of Indian government. Though there are various other wildlife sanctuaries & national parks in north east India, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary catches the fancy of all as it vaunts the densest population of one horned rhinos in the planet. Sprawling over 38 sq km, the park is home to more than 90 rhinos.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Besides a formidable population of rhinos, one can also sight a number of other animals including wild boar, deer, leopard, and wild buffalo. Diverse fauna combined with over 2000 migratory birds and an amazing variety of fauna makes this park one of the popular Wildlife holiday destinations in Assam.

Putting forth a rarely-found blend of nature and wildlife, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary gives tourists another reason to spend holidays in Assam. According to Forest Department, they earned Rs 7 lakh last year from wildlife fanatics who paid a visit to this park. The department is expecting more visits this year and of course more revenue.

Tourists can easily reach this park by boarding the train to Guwahati Railway Station that is well-connected from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and other major Indian cities. One can also reach Guwahati by air and then travel to hotel by hiring a taxi.

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While visiting this park, tourists can stay at any of the nearby hotels that offer accommodation ranging from budget to luxury. Some of the known hotels situated nearby are Rialto Hotels, Brahamputra Ashok Hotel, Rajmahal Hotel and Geetanjali Hotel.

On their visit to this nation-wide famous national park, tourists can spare some time to explore Sualkuchi that is a village famous for silk weaving. Other nearby destinations are Chandubi Lake, Cherrapunjee and Meghalaya.

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Last Updated: December 2, 2014
Published: 03 Nov, 2014
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