Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Guwahati
Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Take an elephant ride through India’s home of rhinos at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, a national reserve famous for its dense population of Great Indian One-horned rhinoceros. This swampy marshland spanning some 38 sq km (14.7 sq mi) also makes home for leopard, buffalos, wild boar, muntjacs, civets, and over 375 bird species. You can also take a jeep safari through one of the few roads passing through the sanctuary and bring your camera along for a close up view of magnificent animals. Beside rhinos, the area is a great bird watching opportunity with Indian pied horn bill, osprey, hill myna, kalij pheasant, and over 2,000 migratory birds. Before you head to Guwahati, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Guwahati vacation route planner, to make sure you see all that Guwahati has to offer, including Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.
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So near Guwahati and yet a rhino park. The early morning elephant ride to see rhinos was very good. One can see rhinos even near the road out of the park. The big bad part is the picnicking crowds who... read more »
Its a one hour drive from Guwahati city. Nice place it is for day out tour or picnic. Night stay is also available. Rhinos are easily visible most times from roads.
Whenever my friends from other places cones to Assam and plans on watching the one horn Rhino this is where I take them. Easily accessible from Guwahati and you can spot a few Rhinos just like that. F... read more »
“Rhinos, Up-Close. An unforgettable experience!” Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary may not be as well known or popular as Kaziranga which falls in the same state of Assam. But my visit to this sanctuary has led me to believe that Pobitora is a must go to destination. Not only for the rhinos that are endemic to this region but also for the fantastic biodiversity. We encountered some very beautiful bird species while on our evening safari in the Gypsy. The guide & the driver were both very informative and patient for all the times we requested them to stop for shooting pictures. The morning elephant safari was equally exciting as the mahouts steered the animal up and close to the rhinoceroses. Some were lazing in the muddied waters, some grazing, one calf-mother pair.. it was all very pretty and a never before experience. A most recommended place to visit in Assam. Visited November 2015
Environment Conservation Group ECG
The best place to sight a Indian one horned Rhinoceros. You can 100% sight a Rhino here. An excellent birding spot too.
Lovely place to visit. We took our hault at Arya eco resort, then went for jeep safari for an hour. Spotted few one horned rhinos and wild Buffaloes. In short had a great day.
Arun Kumar Sundaramurthy
You can easily spot many rhinos and wild buffalos.. Elephant safari will take you close to the animals.. The terrain is mostly grassland.. Prashanthi cottage (run by Assam tourism) is very close to the sanctuary..
Good plece but rate is high for elephants savari
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