Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Guwahati

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Take an elephant ride through India’s rhino heartland at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, a national reserve famous for its dense population of the great Indian one-horned rhinoceros. This swampy marshland spanning some 38 sq km (14.7 sq mi) also provides habitats for leopards, buffalos, wild boar, muntjacs, civets, and over 375 bird species. You can also take a jeep safari along some of the sanctuary's few roads for the chance to enjoy close-up views of magnificent animals. Aside from spotting rhinos, the area offers great bird-watching opportunities, with populations of Indian pied horn bills, ospreys, hill mynas, kalij pheasants, and over 2,000 migratory birds. A visit to Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Guwahati trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • If you don't want to travel for 7-8hrs to reach Kaziranga from Guwahati. This is the place to be.... Pobitro Wildlife century. As has been told it has a area of about 76 hecres...and is a place for 10...  more »
  • Pobitoro is a poor mans delight compared to kaziranga. Inspite of flooding during our visit Mr.Bikram drove us all the way .  more »
  • Browsing through the places to visit in Guwahati we stumbled upon a place called Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. We didn't have time or had planned our travel to Kaziranga National Park. However, we read...  more »
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  • An amazing land of wildlife which is situated only about 50 km from Guwahati, nearest wildlife sanctuary from the city. Road condition is good most of the parts. Since accommodation facilities are limited suggested to book guest house and safari rides in advance to avoid disappointment. We stayed in a government guest house but some good private resorts are around (Google for details). Elephant ride in morning is a must to explore the jungle. Attached pictures would give you an overall idea about the place. Avoid monsoon season. Very friendly and knowledgeable people. The trip can be completed within a day but an overnight stay is recommended for bit relax trip and more time to explore around.
  • If you are near to this place ...dont miss it ...if you want to see Rhinoceros ...this place as best .here you find 100% guarantee to see such nice animal
  • There are two ways of safari. One is jeep for which you have to hire the full jeep and with this you can see rhinos from a long distance. And the other way is elephant safari which is the most thrilling experience. Everyday at 6.30 and 7.30 elephant safari starts. But for that you need to make a booking in advance else you won't get tickets as only 10 elephants are there and 17 members can go in each ride. That's the most thrilling experience but in 6.30 ride as there would be fog you can't see rhinos clearly. There are 102 rhinos in the sanctuary along with some wild buffalos and wild pigs.
  • Best place to watch the one horned rhinos. The elephant ride was thrilling.
  • I would rate this better than Kazhiranga for the simple reason that it offers a much better chance to sight Rhinos up close . The size being relatively smaller , the probability of sighting rhinos real close is much higher . The elephant Safari is worth the time and money spent . The stay at the resort next door adds to the feeling of staying in the wild . Good food is available at decent prices at the resort . Elephant safari starts at 7am and gives you a feeling of being with nature . Being a short drive away from a Guwahati airport , it is easily accessible from the rest of India
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