Pabitora (Pobitora) Wildlife Sanctuary
Just 60 km away from Guwahati is Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is popular for deers and rhinos . This Sanctuary is around 2 hours drive from Guwahati. Pobitora or Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary which is situated in the famous Magical village of Mayong in the Marigaon district of Assam in India. It has a dense population of thre Great Indian one-horned rhinoceros.
Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary covers 38.8 Sq. km. Though, the total notified area of the park is 38.80 square kilometres, only 16 square kilometres is the effective rhino habitat. Pobitora was declared a reserved forest in 1971 and a wildlife sanctuary in 1987. It covers flat flood plains and a hillock (Raja Mayong).
Pobitora is mainly famous for its great Indian one horned Rhinoceros. There are around 80 such Rhinoceros that can be seen easily around. Besides Rhinoceros the other animals are Asiatic Buffalo, Leopard, Wild bear, civet cat etc. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to more than 2000 migratory birds and various reptiles.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary 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.
For complete details about the sanctuary, exact location, kind of animals, birds & reptiles you get to see there, best season to visit, how to book a wildlife package for this sanctuary, how to reach there, which saafri gate to take, also recent sighting details for all popular sanctuaries & tiger reserves, and LOT MORE, download our app – WildTrails India – available both on Android and iOS