Situated in the Himalayan foothills, Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary sprawls between Udalguri and Baksa districts of Assam. The sanctuary also flanks Bhutan border and is spread in an area of 26 sq kms. It is named after the River Bornadi which flows on the western side of this wildlife reserve. Bornadi was recognized as a wildlife sanctuary in 1980 and it was established to protect the rare species of Hispid Hare and Pygmy Hog.
Other animals found in the reserve are golden langur, clouded leopard, hoolock gibbon and white-winged wood duck. A decent amount of migratory birds can also be spotted in Bornadi.
Jeep Safari, bird watching and sighting animals like Hispid Hare and Pygmy Hog are the major things to do in Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary
The nearest international airport from Bornadi WS is at Guwahati, which is at a distance of 150 kms. A domestic airport can be found in Tezpur, which is 140 kms away. The nearest rail head is Mangaldoi that is situated some 70 kms from the sanctuary. One has to hire a cab from one of these destinations to reach the wildlife reserve.
The ideal time to visit Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is between November and April when the weather remains quite pleasant, being neither too hot nor too cold.