SONAI RUPAI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

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Location : Sonitpur District, Assam
Coverage Area : 175-sq-kms
Main Attraction : Elephant & Indian Bison
Best Time To Visit : November To March

Slightly larger than the Pabha Sanctuary, Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 175-sq-kms. It is located along the foothills of Himalayas in Sonitpur District. This park combines scenic beauty with exotic wildlife. It is the home for Elephant, Indian Bison and many other species of birds & animals.

HOW TO GET THERE

Birds, Assam

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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