Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Morigaon district, Assam State of the Indian union.
The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the boundary of the two Assam districts of Kamrup and Nagaon.
The best time to visit the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is between October and April.
The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary stretches over an area of 38.8 sq km.
POBITORA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY: AVIAN SHOWCASE
Bird enthusiasts from across the globe flock to the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to view the Major Wildlife Stock.
This majestic bird of the crane family has adopted the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary as its habitat.
Besides, more then 2500 species of migratory birds annually fly to the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.
OTHER FLORA & FAUNA OF POBITORA
The vegetation of Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary includes typical tropical trees and plants. The wide stretch of Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is the home to many medicinal plants.
Tourists flock to Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to see the Great Indian One Horned Rhinocerous in its natural surroundings.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is the habitat of the wild Asiatic buffalo, different species of the cat family including the leopard and the wild bear among others.
This sanctuary is also the habitat of more than 1000 reptiles.
TRAVELLING TO POBITORA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is easily accessible from Guwahati.
Guwahati is easily accessible by road from any part of India.
The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is just a 50 km drive from Guwahati – the gateway to the North East. Road communication is the only means to proceed to Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.
The nearest railway station is Guwahati.
The nearest airport is the Gopinath Bardoloi International Airport at Borjhar near Guwahati. At Guwahati, you can contact any of the tour operators or you can also go for the state tourism department’s conducted tour packages.
Since Guwahati is not far away, you can very well put up in may of the hotels in the city. There are economical as well as luxury hotels besides the lodges, circuit house and other boarding facilities in Guwahati.
CUISINES OF GUWAHATI
Guwahati has all types of cuisines for you. The hotels and restaurants serve continental, Chinese, Indian and the typical Assamese dishes.
There are economical as well as quite costly items. You can have your pick.
Many tourists prefer to have their lunch in the motels known as the dhabas on the highways. There are lots of such motels around the city.
In fact, Jorabat – barely 30 minutes drive from Guwahati – and Sonapur – just 30 km from Guwahati – are bustling motel sites. There are not less than 40 such dhabas in both these localities.
The typicality of the cuisines served in these motels is that they are prepared in front of you. Moreover, the customers can have their meals amidst the sylvan environ under the open sky.
In some of the dhabas, they can even choose the chicken or ducks they would like to have.