Time Required : 4-5 hrs
Entry Fee : Elephant Rides- INR 550,
Jeep Rides- INR 1350
Timings : Jeep Rides: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM,
Elephants Rides: 6:30 AM, 7:30 AM and 2:30 PM
Home to the densest population of One-horned Rhinos in the world, the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Assam, approximately 30 km away from Guwahati in the Morigaon District. The wildlife sanctuary also sees an astounding diversity of bird species. No wonder then that it is also called 'Bharatpur of the East'. It has gained immense popularity due to its proximity to Guwahati. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is often visited as a stopover en route to Kaziranga National Park.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of 38 sq. km. and is a small, heavenly getaway of raw wilderness and greenery. Apart from the wildlife sanctuary itself, there are several excursions that you can take from Pobitora. These include a trip to Sualkuchi - the weavers' village and Hajo - a pilgrimage centre. Moreover, since Pobitora is a landlocked sanctuary, you can also visit the exciting and peculiar Assamese communities to get a taste of the local culture.
Air: Flights are available for Guwahati from all major domestic airports in India, from there you can hire a cab till Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.
Rail: Nearest Rail head is at Jagiroad which is well connected to Guwahati, from Jagiroad you can take public buses or a cab.
Road: From Guwahati Pobitora is a 2 hours ride via a narrow road. If coming from Kaziranga on NH 37 take the road for Mayang at Jagiroad. Buses are available from Adabari Bus Station in Guwahati till Chamata, from Chamata catch public bus for Kolangpur and take an auto rickshaw to the Sanctuary. Alternatively you can take a bus from Guwahati till Morigaon and a bus from Morigaon till the Sanctuary.
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