Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the district of Morigaon in Assam. The place is at a distance of around 50kms from Guwahati and covers the area of both Kamrup and Nagaon district. The place was declared a sanctuary in the year 1971 so as to protect the famous Great Indian one horned Rhinoceros.
Flora- The place is quite hilly and thus due to the difference in altitudes, one can find a diverse vegetation. The vegetation of the place may vary according to the height of the place. The sanctuary is fully with a large numbers of coconut trees growing all over the place.
Fauna- The chief attraction of the place is the Great Indian one horned Rhinoceros. There are around 80 such Rhinoceros that can be seen easily around. In addition, one can also see a large number of Asiatic Buffaloes, Wild bear, Civet cat, Leopard, monkeys and many more. There are various species of birds among which 2000 species are migratory birds that migrate each and every year to this place for breeding purposes.
|Time Required||:||4 hours|
|Cost||:||Elephant Rides for Rs. 550/- per person and Jeep Rides for Rs. 1350/- for an hour.|
|Open Time||:||Jeep Rides are available at 7:00am and 3:00pm. Elephants rides are available at 6:30am, 7:30am and 2:30pm.|
|Nearest Airport||:||Guwahati (50kms)|
|Nearest Railway Station||:||Guwahati (50kms)|
|Main Attraction||:||Great Indian one horned Rhinoceros|
|Best Time to Visit||:||November - March|
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