Borail Sanctuary covers an area of 326.24 sq. kms. and comprises of
Cachar Tropical Moist Evergreen and Semi-Evergreen Forests.
What you expect to see
Chinese pangolin, Flying fox, Slow loris, Stump-tailed macaque,
Assamese macaque, Rhesus macaque, Capped langur, Hoolock gibbon,
Himalayan black bear, Yellow-throated marten, Hog –badger, Jungle
cat, Leopard cat, Fishing cat, Marbled cat, Clouded leopard,
Leopard, Wild pig, Sambar, Barking deer, Serow, Giant squirrel,
Lesser Adjutant Stork, White-backed Vulture, Slender-billed Vulture,
White cheeked Hill Partridge, Mountain Bamboo partridge, Khaleej
Pheasant, Grey Peacock-Pheasant, Rufus necked Hornbill, Wreathed
Hornbill, Great Pied Hornbill etc.
Rock python, King cobra, Brown hill tortoise, Asian leaf turtle,
Monitor Lizard etc.
How to reach :
The nearest Silchar (Kumbirgram) Airport is 40 Kms. away. The road
distances from the nearest Towns are – Silchar is 40 Kms. and
Karimganj is 40Kms. away.
Where to stay :
Prasanti Tourist Lodge (ATDC), Silchar, contact –Tourist Officer.
For Circuit House, Dak Bungalow at Silchar, contact- Deputy
Commissioner, Silchar, Tel.- 03842-245056. Avoid staying in the
surrounding areas of the Sanctuary for lack of tourist
infrastructure and security.
Whom to contact for visit :
D.F.O. Karimganj Division, Tel.- 03843-273455, Range Forest Officer,
Kalain, Tel.- 03845-283535, D.F.O. Cachar Division, Tel.-
03842-2262647, 03842-2245648, Range Forest Officer, Udharband, Tel.-
Best season for visit :
October to March.