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Department of Environment & Forests(Government of Assam)


Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuaries


Located on the southern bank of river Brahmaputra in the Sonitpur district with an area of 44.06 sq. kms. the Sanctuary is a part of Laokhowa – Burachapori eco-system and comprises of a mosaic of wet alluvial grassland, riparian and semi-evergreen forests dotted by wetland and river system.

What you expect to see

Mammals : Tiger, Leopard, Wild Buffalo, Hog Deer, Wild Pigs etc. and occasional visit of herd of Elephants.

Birds : Bengal Florican, Swamp partridge(fancolin), Wood Cock, Water Hen, Parakeets etc.

How to reach : By road from Salonibari Airport (Tezpur) it is 30 Kms., from Guwahati - 160 Kms., from Jorhat - 180 Kms. and from Nagaon- 40 Kms.

Where to stay : Blue star Hotel, Jonaki Building, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-220682, Oasis Hotel, Jonaki Road, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-220724, Hotel Luit, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712- 222083, Hotel Green View, Main Road, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712- 223685, Kanyapur Hotel, Hatibilkhana, Tezpur, Tel- 03712-220261.

Whom to contact for visit : Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division, Dolabari, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-268054, Range Forest Officer, Burachapari Wildlife Range, Dhania (Assam).

Best season for visit : November to March.

         Wild Buffalo


Brahmaputra bank of the Sanctuary

Leopard on the tree

Brahmaputra river Safari

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