one of India's north-eastern state is bestowed with a number of natural
jewels like lofty peaks, shimmering rivers and varied wildlife areas.
Amongst these various natural tourist attractions of the state, wildlife
holds a high rank. In fact, your trip to Assam is not complete without
exploring the wildlife areas of the state.
It is the wildlife
sanctuaries in Assam and national parks Assam is where you can encounter a great variety of
rare and endangered wildlife. Of the 41-listed endangered wildlife species,
around 20 are found in the wildlife sanctuaries of Assam. Apart from the wild species the flora of Assam form one of the richest the eco zones in the country.
Kaziranga is the most well known national park of the state and is famous
across the world, but apart from it, Assam is also home to a number of other
important wildlife sanctuaries and parks. Amongst these are Manas National
Park, Nameri National Park, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Rajiv Gandhi
(Orang) National Park, Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Sonai Rupai Wildlife
Sanctuary, Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary and Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary.
Of these wildlife sanctuaries and parks, Manas National Park along with,
ofcourse, Kaziranga National Park is designated a World Heritage Sites by
Fauna Assam : Jungle Assam is best-known for the one-horned rhinoceros, found in large numbers
at Kaziranga National Park. Other important wildlife animals in Assam
found in the
wildlife sanctuaries of Assam are Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Gangetic Dolphins,
Golden Langur, Swamp Deer, Pygmy Hog, Hoolock Gibbon, White-Winged Woodduck
and Hispid Hare. Assam Birds
Besides, during winter season a large number of resident
and migratory birds flock the state and make it their natural habitats.
The wildlife sanctuaries of Assam can be explored on jeeps, elephants or on
boats. Take any of the safaris and spot herds of Wild Elephants, Wild
Buffalo, Wildboar, Hog Deer, Antelope, Sambar and a large number of water
birds as well as migratory species, including Hornbills and Storks.
Moreover, during this adventurous expedition, you can truly immerse
yourself in exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities.
Some of the Popular Wildlife Sanctuaries of Assam are