is a magnificent wildlife sanctuary situated on the north bank of the
river Brahmaputra in
Sonitpur district. Coverage area of the park is about 44-sq-kms.
Bura-Chopai is considered to be the ideal habitat for Bengal Florican. Various species of migratory birds are also seen in this sanctuary. Other attractions are the Great Indian One-horned Rhinoceros, Asiatic Buffalo, Wild Boar, Otter, Civet Cat, Leopard Cat, Barking Deer etc. There are various species of reptiles also found over here.
Air: The nearest airport is Saloni about 10-km from
Tezpur, in Sonitpur district, which is
181-km away from Guwahati.
Rail: The nearest railway station is Rangapara 60-kms from Bhalukpong, in Sonitpur district.
Road: Regular buses ply to and from Tezpur, which is well connected with all the major cities of Assam.
The Forest Department has an Inspection Bungalow at Bura-Chapori. Tourists may stay in Government tourist Lodge and private hotels at Tezpur.
Contact: Tourist Information Officer,
Tezpur Tourist Lodge,
Tezpur, Sonitpur District, Assam
The Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division, Dolabari, P.O. Tezpur, Sonitpur District, Assam