Manas Soushi Khongkhor is a famous picnic spot in Baksa district of Assam. Famous for eco-tourism, it is home to many species of plants. The park is beautiful and looks more beautiful when all the flowers bloom and there are colourful butterflies all around.
Located adjacent to the Bhutan Hills, the view from this place is magnificent. The Pagladia River runs close-by and this adds to the beauty of the place. And if you are lucky, you would also be able to spot a wide variety of wild animals nearby like bison, hog deer, Royal Bengal Tiger, white belly heron, and deer to name only a few. Manas Soushi Khongkhor Eco Tourism Society (MASKETS) is an NGO that looks after this place.
Baksa as a district offers a lot to its tourists. The Manas National Park, a reserve forest on the foothills of Bhutan Hills is the home to many wild species of flora and fauna and is the biggest tourist attraction here. More than 60 species of mammals, 42 species of reptiles, 7 species of amphibians, 312 different varieties of birds, 54 types of fish can be found here.
Moinapukhuri along the India-Bhutan border is another place that you can visit. You need to trek 3 kms to reach the spot where there is a dead lake, a dense forest, and a picnic spot. There is also Bogamati, lying on River Barnadi’s mouth
Cabs on hire are available to reach Manas Soushi Khongkhor.
The best time to visit Manas Soushi Khongkhor is from late October to late February. The temperature is around 12-16 degree Celsius during this time.