Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary or Lowkhowa Avayaranya Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the state of Assam in the bank of Brahmaputra River in the Nagaon district. The sanctuary covers 70.13 sqkm area and is a part of the Laokhowa-Burachapori eco-system. It is an ideal habitat for Asiatic water buffaloes and Indian Rhinoceros. Other animals that are found here are Royal Bengal Tiger, Hog Deer, Leopard Cat, Indian Leopard, Indian Boar, Civet, etc.
Popular things to do & see in and around
The popular things to see around is the Brahmaputra basin along with the one-horned Rhinoceros and the Kaziranga National Park, which is 40 km downstream from Brahmaputra basin, and Orang National Park which is 30km northwest on the other side of the Brahmaputra River. Apart from that, you get to see several different species of bird in the sanctuary. You will also find many rare, endangered; threatened species in the sanctuary conserved well by the state.
The sanctuary being a very popular tourist destination has easy accessibility; almost all sort of transportation system that is bus and taxi can take you to the place from the nearby towns and cities. It is just 25 km away from Nagaono Assam.
Best Time to Visit
The sanctuary has a very pleasant climate during the month of November to April so you can visit at that time of the year.