The oldest game reserve of the State just on the northern bank of
river Brahmaputra with an area of 78.80 sq. kms. and an important
breeding ground for varieties of Fishes.
What you expect to see
Rhinoceros, Tiger, Maljuria Elephants (male elephants in group), Hog
Deer, Wild Pig, Civet Cat, Porcupine and Gangetic Dolphin.
Birds : 222
species of Birds have so far been recorded, some of which are Spot
Billed Pelican, White Pelican, Greater Adjutant Stork, Lesser
Adjutant Stork, Brahminy Duck, Pintail Duck, Bengal
Florican(2nd.highest concentration) etc.
Indian Rock Python, Black Krait, King Cobra, Cobra, Monitor Lizard.
Seven species of Turtle and Tortoise.
How to reach : The
nearest Airport Salonibari (Tezpur) is 80 kms. and the LGBI Guwahati
Airport is 150 kms. The National Park is located 18 kms. south of
the N.H. 52 at Dhansirighat and the distance to Mangaldai is 70 kms.
and Guwahati is 150 kms.
Where to stay :
Satsimalu Rest House - the most sought after accommodation as it
provides a vintage point for viewing wildlife and Silbori Rest House
at the Range H.Q. A Tourist Lodge located near the entrance to the
park managed by the Tourism Department can accommodate 16 people at
a time. It has 8 cottages. The Forest Dormitory is located at the
Gate and provides group accommodation for 40 people, without bedding
Whom to contact for visit :
Divisional Forest Officer, Mangaldoi Wildlife Division, Mangaldai,
Darrang, Tel.– 03713- 230022, Range Forest Officer, Rajiv Gandhi
Orang National Park, Silbori, Tel.- 03712- 282379.
Best season for visit :
November to April.