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Place of Interest

Manas National Park

Part dense jungle, part grassland, it's at the confluence of Indian, Ethiopian and Indo Chinese realms. A reason, why Manas National Park is one of the richest region for flora and fauna. Home to Elephants, Rhino, Tiger, Gaur, Wild Buffalo, Deer, Wild Hogs, and various types of raptiles, birds and insects, the list also includes some highly endangered species like Pigmy Hog, Golden Langur and Bengal Florican.

Not only is it a significant National Park of India, Manas National Park is also an important migratory coridor for the elephant population of entire Indo-Bhutan region. Just head towards the Mothanguri tourists' site on the bank of river Manas, close to Bhutan, and discover true peace and tranquility, the rarest gift of nature in its finest form.

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   138 KMS 2 HRS
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 138 kms 2 hrs 30 mins
Nearest RailHead Barpeta Road 20 kms 30 mins
Nearest Town Barpeta Road 20 kms 30 mins

Attractions
Elephant Rides Jeep Safari Boat rides/river rafting
Elephant rides are arranged at Bansbari for viewing wildlife starting at wee hours till 100:00 hrs. subject ro pre-booking and availability. Jeep Safari is permitted from sunrise to sunset through the Park for sight-seeing. it is permitted from mothanguri to bansbari on prior booking. subject to availability.

500 sq. kms.
Foothills of Bhutan on the Eastern Coast of Himalayas
26°43´ - 26°717´ N
90°56´ - 90°933´ E
3330 mm
Minimum 5° C and Maximum 37° C
November to April. The park is closed from June to September
543 species of plants recorded. (Dicots-374spps, Monicots-139 spps).
60 species of Mammals, 476 Species of Birds, 42 Species of Reptiles, 7 Species of Amphibians, 54 Species of Fishes, and more than 100 species of insects.
Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   185 KMS 3 HRS 30 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 91 kms 1 hrs 48 mins
Nearest RailHead Rangia 36 kms 55 mins
Nearest Town Tamulpur 17 kms 28 mins

Famous for sightings of Indian Bison(Gaur), Tiger, Leopard, Capped Langur, Sambar, Barking Deer, Hog Deer, Pigmy Hog, Hispid Hare, Slow Loris, Dhole and Peacock. Bornadi Wildlife Sactuary is also an important migratory corridor for Elephants Throughout the region.

Along The foothills of Indo-Bhutan border, it's spread across over 26.22 sq.km and is also a natural abode to Peafowl and Hornbills.

Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   10 KMS 26 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 200 kms 3 hrs 40 mins
Nearest RailHead Kokrajhar 10 kms 26 mins
Nearest Town Kokrajhar 10 kms 26 mins

Popular for its Golden Langur, this enchanting Sanctuary is spread across 45580.70 hectares and is specially designated for long-term conservation and preservation of Golden Langur . But that's not at all, at Chakrasila luck will surely be by your side when it comes to sightings of Leopards, Himalayan Giant Squirrels, Chinese Pangolins, Jungle Cats, Burmese Rock Python and a host of other animals and birds you've never heard of before. Besides wildlife sightings, there's a lot to do around the Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary. With excursions to Sikhri Sikhla, Jarnagra, Baukungri/Bakaumari peak, Dibil Thakur Peak, Onthai Gufur, Dangdufur, Dheer Beel, Deeplai Beel, Bhalukjhora and Rubber Garden, Thers's a lot of adventure in store for you.

Kalamati

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   90 KMS 2 Hrs
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 187 kms 4 Hrs
Nearest RailHead Bongaigaon 48 kms 1 Hrs
Nearest Town Bongaigaon 48 kms 1 Hrs

A nature lover's paradise, Kalamati which literary means black soil is the western buffer zone of Manas National Park, is also the best place to get lost in the nature and forget the world you've come from. Kalamati derived its name from a distinct band of salty minerals rich black soil that atttracts Elephants, Gaurs and Sambar in large numbers to have a lick of this natural Solty Soil. Other sightings include Dhole-the illusive Indian Wild Dog and Hispid Hare. If you're a lover of geological Natural Beauty, this spot is your heaven. The forest comes alive in spring with the flowering of trees igniting a festive mood. During the colourful spring, a three day Kalamati festival is held on the glittering sands of the riverbed.

Ultapani Reserve Forest

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   51 KMS 1 Hrs 28 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 231 kms 4 hrs 20 mins
Nearest RailHead Kokrajhar 51 kms 1 hrs 20 mins
Nearest RailHead Kokrajhar 51 kms 1 hrs 20 mins

Ultapani which literally means "Revers River" is a larger landscape of Manas Biospere. Around here, you will find Butterflies, Pied Hornbills, and Wild Orchids in abundance, as it is a rich dwelling place for them all. Nature will also oblige you here with healthy sightings of Asian Elephants, Golden Langur, Capped Langur, Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Leopard, Golden Cat, Fishing Cat and Sambar.

Kachugaon Reserve Forest

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   50 KMS 57 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 230 kms 3 hrs 49 mins
Nearest RailHead Gossaigaon 19 kms 27 mins
Nearest Town Gossaigaon 19 kms 27 mins

Kachugaon Reserve Forest is popular for its timber treasure of vintage Sal trees. And a trip here is incomplete without sightings of Asian Elephants, Golden Langur, Spotted Deer, Wild Dog, Yellow Throated Marten and Peafowl.

Jamduar Reserve Forest

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   66 KMS 2 Hrs 30 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 253 kms 5 hrs 30 mins
Nearest RailHead Gossaigaon 33 kms 1 Hrs 30 mins
Nearest Town Gossaigaon 33 kms 1 Hrs 30 mins

Jamduar is the tri-junction of Bhutan, Assam and West Bengal. It's where you will find yourself overwhelmed by the magnificent scenic beauty of the river Sankosh, not to mention its semi evergreen and moist deciduous forest spanning in the foothills of the Great Himalayas. Jamduar also happens to be the place where E.P. Gee first spotted and discovered the Golden Langur in 1956.

Mahamaya Dham and Shnan Ghat Temples

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   38 KMS 40 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 222 kms 3 hrs 46 mins
Nearest RailHead Kokrajhar 38 kms 40 mins
Nearest Town Kokrajhar 38 kms 40 mins

Mahamaya Dham

Located at Bogribari about 24 Kms from Kokrajhar town, Mahamaya temple is regarded as the greatest Pithas for Hindu pilgrims in the lower Assam. The temple is second to Kamakhya temple of Guwahati in terms of pilgrims and tourists. The history of the temple dates back to the years when the local Zamindars(Landlord) of Parvatjora like Kacharis, Koches and Nath used to traditionally worship Goddess Mahamaya and gradually received wide acceptance. if you happen to visit during Durga Puja, you can witness the 400 year told tradition of animal sacrifice.

Shnan Ghat Temple

Located a few Kilometers from the main temple near the river, Mahamaya Shnan Ghat temple is the place where Goddess Mahamaya was believed to have taken bath. Therfore now known as Shnanghat. Beautifully crafted, this temple has other places of worship with temples dedicated to Gods and Goddesses like Naba Graha, Bathou, Shani Maharaj etc. Every year, in the month of January, the temple priests perform the Shakti Yagya. Be there to feel the divine vibe.

Bhairabkhunda

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   289 KMS 4 Hrs 50 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 138 kms 2 hrs 24 mins
Nearest RailHead Udalguri 21 kms 32 mins
Nearest Town Udalguri 21 kms 32 mins

Surrounded by enormous beautiful hills, rivers and greenery, Bhairabkhunda is a quintessential picnic spot located on the place where River Dhanshri, on of the major tributary of Brahmaputra, originates. For the devotees of Lord Shiva, it is an important pilgrim destination, despite it being geographically a part of Bhutan territory. You will find hordes of Indian travelling here to offer prayers and offerings. Wedding ceremonies are also performed in this temple. Other attractions include power project of 20 MW capacity and the switch gate of the irrigation project.

Bogamati

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   203 KMS 4 Hrs 21 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 92 kms 2 hrs 11 mins
Nearest RailHead Rangia 56 kms 1 Hr 34 mins
Nearest Town Rangia 56 kms 1 Hr 34 mins

A paradise for nature lovers and a hot touris spot for picknickers, Bogamati is located at the foothills between the hilly range of Indo Bhutan border. Greenery and hills surrounds you here, as you watch the beautiful Bornadi river flow downhill. So captivating, so picturesque, it's easy to get lost in the arms of nature.

Diplai beel

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   18 KMS 27 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 201 kms 3 hrs 27 mins
Nearest RailHead Kokrajhar 18 kms 27 mins
Nearest Town Kokrajhar 18 kms 27 mins

Just a 30 minutes' drive from Kokrajhar town, and you will reach the picturesque Diplaibheel. This wet land is home to a large number of migratory and resident birds. Here, you will also find different species of amphibians. Take a ride to enjoy this all.

Chowki

How To Reach
From Krokrajhar   184 KMS 3 Hrs 38 mins
Nearest Airport LGBI Airport, Guwahati 120 kms 2 hrs 15 mins
Nearest RailHead Rangia 62 kms 1 Hr 19 mins
Nearest Town Rangia 62 kms 1 Hr 19 mins

On the foothills of the blue mountain of Bhutan, Chowki is another booming picnic spot for tourists. For those who love to experience naturein it's true form, we also provide dome tents.

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