Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary Assam tourist guide


Assam is famous for its numbered national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. Here you can get complete tourist guide on Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary and other information.

Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the numbered wildlife sanctuaries and national parks that are scattered all over the state of Assam. In fact the Assam state is known for its tourism and the tourism of Assam in turn is again famous for wildlife tourism. Most of the tourists who come to Assam actually flock to the national parks & wildlife sanctuaries in Assam only. The Burachapori national park is situated in the Sonitpur district of Assam. It is located on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra (Luit) river. The total area covered by this wildlife sanctuary is 44.06 square kilometres. The Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary is actually a part of the Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary. In fact though these two wildlife sanctuaries in Assam have two different names, they are geologically and geographically a singular entity. The ecosystem of the Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary is a semi evergreen forest with riparian jungles and wet alluvial grasslands intertwined within. The grassy area and the forest, along with the swampy wet lands and meandering rivers develop a divine mosaic which nature lovers can seldom resist.

What to see in Burachapori National Park


Like every other national park and wildlife sanctuary in Assam, the Burachapori wildlife sanctuary is the home of tiger and leopard. Other animals in Burachapori wildlife sanctuary include hog deer and wild pigs. Occasionally, herds of elephants also visit this place. If you are a bird lover, you will be pleased to meet the two winged inhabitants of this forest. You can find a wide variety of rare species birds here including the Bengal Florican, swamp partridge, wood cock, water hen, and parakeets.

How to reach Burachapori National Park


The Bura Chapori wildlife sanctuary in Assam is located in the Sonitpur district of Assam. The distance of this Burachapori national park is situated at a distance of about 30 kilometres from the Salonibari Airport of Tezpur in Assam. You can board a bus or a taxi from Tezpur airport and reach Bura Chapori wildlife sanctuary within half an hour. This wildlife park is 160 kilometres from Guwahati and 180 kilometres from Jorhat. You can also get a taxi or bus to the Barachapori wildlife sanctuary from Nagaon which is just 40 kilometres away from this place.

The best season to visit Burachapori wildlife sanctuary is from November to March because that is the winter season, and along with the domestic birds you can also expect to see multiple flocks of migratory birds in Barachapori wildlife sanctuary.

Accommodation near Burachapori wildlife sanctuary


If you are bothering yourself too much about where to stay near Burachapori wildlife sanctuary then you have no real reason for that. Burachapori wildlife sanctuary is only 30 kilometres from Tezpur which is the administrative headquarters of the Sonitpur district of Assam. So you will definitely be able to get a number of hotels, holiday homes as well as tourist lodges in Tezpur. You can also book your hotels in Nagaon which is around 40 kilometres from Burachapori wildlife sanctuary.

Here we have suggested a few places to stay near Burachapori wildlife sanctuary:

  • Blue star Hotel,
    Jonaki Building, Tezpur,
    Tel.- 03712-220682

  • Oasis Hotel,
    Jonaki Road, Tezpur,
    Tel.- 03712-220724,

  • Hotel Luit,
    Tezpur,
    Tel.- 03712- 222083

  • Hotel Green View
    Main Road, Tezpur,
    Tel.- 03712- 223685


  • Contact Address for Burachapori wildlife sanctuary


  • Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division, Dolabari, Tezpur, Tel.- 03712-268054.

  • Range Forest Officer, Burachapari Wildlife Range, Dhania (Assam).

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