Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuaries

 

The Sanctuary is located in the foothills of Himalaya in the Sonitpur

district with an area of 220 sq. kms. and offers views of both scenic

beauty and wildlife.


What you expect to see


Mammals : Tiger, Lesser Cats, Elephant, Gaur, Wild Boar, Hog Deer,

Barking Deer.


Birds : White Winged Wood Duck, Hornbill, Pelican etc.


Reptiles : Python, Russell’s Viper etc.


How to reach : The Salonibari (Tezpur) Airport is 45 Kms. from the Sanctuary. The nearest Towns - Tezpur is 52 Kms. and Dhekiajuli is 30 Kms. from the Sanctuary.


Where to stay : Forest Inspection Bungalow at Tezpur, contact Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-268054. Hotel Luit, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-222083, 224704, Tourist Lodge, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-221016.


Whom to contact for visit : The Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712 - 268054(O), 268003(R).


Best season for visit : November to April.

 

Herd Elephant

Tiger

Gaur



 
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