The place is very rich in natural vegetation cover and comprises of various species of plants & trees that are hard to find somewhere else. The place is a home to various species of animals that are found here. In a addition, one can also find various other animals like Tiger, leopard, deer, and Indian bison etc. One can also see various types of birds that include both residential as well as the migratory birds.
The Indian Bison and Elephant are the main attractions of this sanctuary. This place is also abode to the deer and many other animals. The various categories of hill birds at this place will also enthrall you. You may also have your heart's fill by viewing the one-horned rhinoceros, tiger, leopard and some other fauna belonging to this category of cats. Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam also offers you something beyond its wonderful wildlife. As this place extends along the foothills of the Himalayan range, the picturesque beauty of the surroundings come as an added bouquet.
Mammals: Tiger, Lesser Cats, Elephant, Qaur, Wild Boar, Hog Deer, Barking Deer.
Birds : White Winged Wood Duck, Hornbill, Pelican etc.
Reptiles : Python, Russell's Viper etc.
By Road : The Salonibari (Tezpur) Airport is 45 Kms. from the Sanctuary. The nearest Towns - Tezpur is 52 Kms. and Dhekiajuli is 30 Kms. from the Sanctuary.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is Rangapara 60-kms from Bhalukpong, in Sonitpur district.
By Air: The nearest airport is Saloni about 10-km from Tezpur, in Sonitpur district, which is 181-km away from Guwahati.
Where to stay: Forest Inspection Bungalow at Tezpur, contact Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-268054.
Hotel Luit, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-222083, 224704, Tourist Lodge, Tezpur, Tel.-03712-221016.
Whom to contact for visit : The Divisional Forest Officer, Western AssamWildlife Division, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712 - 268054(0), 268003(R).
Best season for visit - November to April.c.
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