Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary Assam Tourist Information Guide

Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is one of those national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Assam for which the state is so famous. Read about how to reach there, what to see and hotels near Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary.

Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is one of those many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Assam that constitute of the major portion of the Assam tourism. A lion's share of the tourism revenue of the Government of Assam come from the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Assam only. Located in the feet of the Himalayas and fed by the heavy rain and many branches of the River Bramhaputra, the forests of Assam is just the perfect habitat for a wide number of wild animals and birds; and precisely that is the reason why Assam has the most number of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks among other states in the entire country. The location of Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is very good; it is just tucked in between the foothills of the Himalayas and the neighbouring country of Bhutan.

The Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Darrang District of Assam. The total forest area of the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary covers a land of 26.22 square kilometres. The forest area of Bornadi was granted the status of a wildlife sanctuary in 1980 by the Government of Assam, because it is a safe habitation of the Hispid Hare and the Pigmy Hog; and since then the adjacent forests have acquired the nomenclature of the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary. If you are planning a trip to the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary, check out what you can expect to see there, accommodation near Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary and other necessary information which you will find useful for sure for chalking out your trip programme.

What to see in Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam

The Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, is reach in mammal animals. The special attraction of the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, is the Pigmy Hog and the Hispid Hare, which have won this place an international fame. You can also expect to see Elephant, Gaur, Tiger, Leopard, Small Indian Civet, Jungle Cat, Chinese Pangolin, Porcupine, Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Wild Pig and more over here. If you are a bird watcher and love to watch birds, you will be absolutely delighted to find a wide number of two winged inhabitants of this forest here including Peafowl, Hornbill, Swamp partridge, Bengal florican and so on.

Please note that the best season to visit Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is from November to April. If you visit Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary between November and April you will find a wide number of flocks of various migratory birds, along with the regular domestic inhabitants of the sanctuary. Nevertheless, please also keep in mind that if you are visiting the sanctuary in its best season, you might very well encounter a rush of tourists and it might turn out to be a bit difficult to accommodate yourself.

How to reach Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary

The nearest airport of the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is the LGBI, Guwahati, which is more or less 150 kilometres away from this place. The distance of the sanctuary is about 70 kilometres from Mangaldoi, about 130 kilometres from Tezpur. The famous Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park is about 140 kilometres from the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary so if you are paying a visit to the Orang Rajiv Gandhi National Park, do pay a visit to the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary in a combined tour.

Hotels near Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary

The tourists to the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary may reside in the Circuit Houses at Mangaldoi and Udalguri. If you want to stay in the Circuit Houses at Mangaldoi and Udalguri, you are required to contact the following person -

  • Deputy Commissioner, Darrang,
    Tel.- 03713-222135

  • Deputy Commissioner, Udalguri,
    Tel.- 03711-224433

  • There is exactly no hotel, tourist lodge and holiday home right near the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary but if you do not find an accommodation in the Circuit Houses mentioned above, you can choose to stay at Guwahati. Guwahati, as we know, is the capital of the state of Assam so there are lots of lots of hotels and holiday homes in Guwahati. It is about 150 kilometres from the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary. The distance of Tezpur from the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is about 130 kilometres which is again the administrative headquarters of the Sonitpur district of Assam. So you can accommodate yourself easily in Sonitpur as well.

    Contact Address for Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary

    If you have any queries regarding the Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam, you are welcome to contact the following person in the address provided below -

    Divisional Forest Officer,
    Mangaldoi Wildlife Division,
    Mangaldoi, Tel-03713-230022.

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