Borail Wildlife Sanctuaries

 

 

Borail Sanctuary covers an area of 326.24 sq. kms. and comprises of Cachar Tropical Moist Evergreen and Semi-Evergreen Forests.


What you expect to see


Mammals : Chinese pangolin, Flying fox, Slow loris, Stump-tailed macaque, Assamese macaque, Rhesus macaque, Capped langur, Hoolock gibbon, Himalayan black bear, Yellow-throated marten, Hog –badger, Jungle cat, Leopard cat, Fishing cat, Marbled cat, Clouded leopard, Leopard, Wild pig, Sambar, Barking deer, Serow, Giant squirrel, Porcupine etc.


Birds : Lesser Adjutant Stork, White-backed Vulture, Slender-billed Vulture, White cheeked Hill Partridge, Mountain Bamboo partridge, Khaleej Pheasant, Grey Peacock-Pheasant, Rufus necked Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Great Pied Hornbill etc.


Reptiles : Rock python, King cobra, Brown hill tortoise, Asian leaf turtle, Monitor Lizard etc.


How to reach : The nearest Silchar (Kumbirgram) Airport is 40 Kms. away. The road distances from the nearest Towns are – Silchar is 40 Kms. and Karimganj is 40Kms. away.


Where to stay : Prasanti Tourist Lodge (ATDC), Silchar, contact –Tourist Officer. For Circuit House, Dak Bungalow at Silchar, contact- Deputy Commissioner, Silchar, Tel.- 03842-245056. Avoid staying in the surrounding areas of the Sanctuary for lack of tourist infrastructure and security.


Whom to contact for visit : D.F.O. Karimganj Division, Tel.- 03843-273455, Range Forest Officer, Kalain, Tel.- 03845-283535, D.F.O. Cachar Division, Tel.- 03842-2262647, 03842-2245648, Range Forest Officer, Udharband, Tel.- 03842-2281472


Best season for visit : October to March.

 

A Leopard lurking in the bush

Hoolock Gibbon

Borail - Scenic Beauty

 
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