BURA-CHAPORI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

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Location : Sonitpur District, Assam
Coverage Area : 44-sq-kms
Main Attractions : Bengal Florican & One-Horned Rhinoceros
Best Time To Visit : November To March

Wildlife In AssamBura-Chapori 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.

Fauna

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.

HOW TO GET THERE

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.

WHERE TO STAY

The Forest Department has an Inspection Bungalow at Bura-Chapori. Tourists may stay in Government tourist Lodge and private hotels at Tezpur.

FOR MORE TOURIST INFORMATION

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



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