Bherjan Borajan Padumoni Wildlife SanctuaryThere are five national parks and 18 wildlife sanctuaries in Assam! Well, Bherjan Borajan Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary is one of them and is situated in Tinsukia district. It is spread across 7.22 kms covering three blocks in the district and three forests - Bherjan, Borajan and Padumoni forests.
Tinsukia has a number of tourist places you can visit which include Lakhipathar forest village, Shiv Dham temple etc. However, your visit to Tinsukia will be complete only when you visit Bherjan Borajan Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary.
Importance of Bherjan Borajan Padumoni Wildlife SanctuaryThe sanctuary is significant as it is aiding in conservation of wild life and important trees and plants. You can see the leapord, hoolock Gibbon, langur, slow loris, Assamese macaque, stump tailed macaque, wild pigs, pig-tailed macaque etc. including different species of birds. The sanctuary contributes by providing a natural habitat for these birds and animals.
Tourists love to visit this sanctuary. If you are a bird watcher, you will you get a treat here! This sanctuary is a home to kingfisher bird, Indian pied hornbill, magpie robin, osprey, giant flying squirrel, lineated barbet, drongo, bulbul, wagtail and common mynah.
How to Reach Bherjan Borajan Padumoni Wildlife SanctuaryThis sanctuary is about 40 kms. from Mohanbari (Dibrugarh) Airport. If you are travelling by road, the sanctuary is accessible by road from Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts.
Well, the best time to come to Bherjan Borajan Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary is in the months between October and April.
Distance from three Blocks from Tinsukia Town
- Bherjan Block: 3 kms.
- Borajan Block: 6 kms.
- Padumoni Block: 5 kms.
Hotels near Bherjan Borajan Padumoni Wildlife SanctuaryYour visit to the sanctuary will be successful only if your stay in this place is comfortable. It is advisable to book the hotel of your choice well in advance. Most facilities are also available in Banashree eco-camp.
Guijan, P.O. Rangagora, Dist. Tinsukia (Assam)
Phone: +91-374-2237666, 2237419
Mobile: +91-9435335462, +91-9954594940
Since the nearest town is Tinsukia, you must book hotels in this town. Some of the hotels near the sanctuary are mentioned below.
- Hotel Urmila Continental, Rangagora Road, Tinsukia Phone: 0374 – 2333243, 0374- 2333777/2333773
- Hotel Highway, A.T. Road, Tinsukia Phone: +91-374-2335383, 0374- 2335383/2332783/2340820
- Hotel Indralok, Prakash Bazar, Tinsukia Phone: +91-374-2340398, 0374- 2340398
- Hotel President, Station Road, Tinsukia Phone: +91-374-2340435, 0374- 2340435
- Hotel Urmila Continental, Rangagora road, Tinsukia Phone: +91-374-2333777/2333773
- Hotel Jyoti, Rangagora road, Tinsukia Phone: +91-374-2333243
Important Addresses in Bherjan Borajan Padumoni Wildlife SanctuaryYou can also contact following addresses any for further information on the sanctuary ---
Divisional Forest Officer,
Tinsukia Wildlife Division,
P.O. Borguri, Pin:786126
Phone: +91-374-2331472, 0374-2331472
Range Forest Officer,
Guijan Wildlife Range,
P.O. Guijan, Tinsukia
So, here is your opportunity to explore nature at its best - the wild life, colourful birds and greenery all around for you to rejuvenate yourself! It is said, 'As you go through life, take time to smell the flowers'. Take some time off your busy schedule and if you are in Tinsukia, do visit this wonderful land replete with nature's bounty.
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