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Amchang Wildlife Sanctuaries

 

The Sanctuary spreading in an area of 78.64 sq. kms. is located in the eastern fringe of Guwahati city.


What you expect to see


Mammals : Chinese pangolin, Flying fox, Slow loris, Assamese macaque, Rhesus macaque, Capped langur, Hoolock gibbon, Jungle cat, Leopard cat, Leopard, Elephant, Wild pig, Sambar , Barking deer, Gaur, Porcupine etc.


Birds : Lesser Adjutant, Greater Adjutant, White-backed Vulture, Slender-billed Vulture, Khaleej Pheasant Green Imperial Pigeon, Lesser Pied Hornbill etc.


Reptiles : Python, Monitor Lizard, Indian Cobra etc.


How to reach : From Guwahati LGBI Airport it is 40 Kms. away and from Guwahati Railway Station it is only 15 Kms. away.


Where to stay : All kinds of accommodations are available in Guwahati city. Adjacent to the southern boundary of the Sanctuary at Tepesia, Kamarkuchi, there is the Brahmaputra Jungle Resort (with Cottages, Tents, Deluxe Rooms), Tel.- 0361-2160584.


Whom to contact for visit : Divisional Forest Officer, Guwahati Wildlife Division, A.T. Road, Santipur, Guwahati -781009, Tel.- 0361-2656771 (P), 094350 31789 (Mobile).


Best time for visit : October to April.

 

Elephant crossing

 

Leopard

 

Greater Adjutant Stork

 

Hilly terrain of the WLS Dense forests of the WLS Private Resorts on the southern fringe of the Sanctuary
 
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