Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
We should be able to provide the wildlife a secure habitat and environment.
Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary is situated in the district of Morigaon, Assam, within a distance of about 40 kilometers from Guwahati via Chandrapur. With an area of 38.81 sq km this sanctuary has become a natural habitat of nearly 100 one horned rhino.
Besides rhinos, the sanctuary is a heaven for both resident and mifratory birds. About 190 bird species are identified in this area which comprises critically endangered, vulnerable and threatened species also pobitora is an ornithologist's delight. And is every bit as entertaining and enlightening for the amateur birdwatcher too. 60% of the total area of the sanctuary is grassland, 25% woodland and 15% wetland, thereby maintaining a well balanced eco system of its own.
Pobitora is a swampy marshland. This is a perfect habitat for the Rhino, wild buffalo and the wild boar. There are a few embankments through the parks and rough roads have been built on these. Pobitora is surrounded by farmland and villages.
Airport (LNGB International Airport) : 64 km
Railway Station(Guwahati) : 44 km
Dispur Capital : 42 km
ISBT, Guwahati : 50 km
Shillong : 125 km