Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary


Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary is a small wildlife sanctuary with an area of 7.22 square kilometer. The sanctuary is rich in wildlife as many rare and endangered animals and birds are found here. This article will give you detail information about the sanctuary.

Overview of Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary


Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Tinsukia district of Assam state of North East India. Although it is very small in area, that is only 7.22 Sq.Km but is rich in wildlife, especially macaque & ape species which are very rare can be found here. This sanctuary is the combination of 3 separate forests, namely Bherjan, Borajan and Padumoni. Inspite of having small area, it houses many rare and endangered animal and birds. It is ideal home for primates, such as Hoolock Gibbon, Capped Langur etc.
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What to see in Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary


The commonly found animals of this park are Slow Loris, Assamese Macaque,Pig tailed Macaque, Rhesus Macaue,Capped Langur, Stump tailed Macaque and Hoolock Gibbon, Leopards , Wild Pigs and Giant Flying Squirrel.There are 84 species of birds have been recorded in the sanctuary that includes Osprey, Kingfisher, Indian Pied Hornbill, Lineated Barbet, Woodpecker, Drongo, Common Mynah, Bulbul, Magpie robin, Wgatail and varieties of woodlands birds. The sanctuary is covered by wet evergreen forests with rich vegetation.

Best time to Visit Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary


The ideal time to visit the sanctuary is from the months of October to April when the place enjoys pleasant weather.

How to reach Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary


The nearest airport to reach the sanctuary is Mohanbari which is 40 kilometers away from the sanctuary in Dibrugarh district. The nearest railhead is at Tinsukia. From Tinsukia town, Bherjan is 3 kms away, borajan is 6 kms away & Padumoni is 5 kms away.

Accommodations near Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary


As the nearest town is Tinsukia, there are lot of hotels & lodges in Tinsukia town with all the necessary facilities available .One can stay at Banashree Eco-Camp which provides good comfortable stay along with guided tour.

Contacts for visit at Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary


1.Divisional Forest Officer
Tinsukia Wildlife Division
P.O. Borguri, PIN: 786126
Telephone : 0374-2331472
2.Banashree Eco-Camp
Guijan, P.O. Rungagora, Dist. Tinsukia (ASSAM )
India, PIN- 786147
Phone : (0374) 2237666, 2237419,
Mobile : +91 9435335462, +91 9954594940
E-mail ID : banashree_eco@yahoo.com


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