Pobitora National Park: Everything about It!

Updated [09/May/2023] Pobitora is one of the most popular national parks. It was established in the year 1987 in the district of Guwahati, Assam. This magical park covers an area of 48.81 square km. but the only thing that you should keep in mind while traveling to this beautiful national park is that this park remains closed during monsoon, but this does not stop the place to be one of the favorite spots for tourists. There are many reasons behind the popularity of this national park but one of the biggest reasons is that it is home to the exotic wildlife species.

So in today’s blog, we are going to discuss the other reasons for the growing popularity of this Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary among tourists. The growing number of tourists directly indicates the increasing popularity of the place.

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Reasons to Must Visit Pobitora National Park:

1. Great Place for Animals and Nature Enthusiasts: If you love nature and get really enthusiastic while thinking about traveling to places full of adventure, nature, and wildlife, then this is the place you are looking for. Pobitora is indeed a dream destination for people who are passionate about animals and nature. Reaching this place is not tough and this is its plus point. You can even reach thee via road alongside the Brahmaputra River. This is a great big palace for the animals, birds, and other creatures who consider this national park no less than home. Animals that you are going to witness most commonly here are wild boars, golden jackals, rhesus monkey, barking deer, Indian leopards, etc.

2. The largest number of One-Horned Rhinos: You will be more than amazed to know that Pobitora is home to the highest population of one-horned rhinos. This is the fact that makes this park unique and beautiful from other parks. So, let’s know a bit about this magical creature of god. You can identify these Rhinos with the large body and with one big black horn. They are greyish in colour.

3. Elephant Safari: Pobitora does not all about animals, wildlife, and nature but it is also about the activities it offers to the tourists. So one of the most favorite activity of people and which is preferred by almost all the tourists most of the time is safari ride. So elephant safari is one thing which make this place very special. What can better than enjoying two thing at the same time? You enjoying the ride along with exploring the habitat of this national park. Safari gives you the clear experience of this beauty. And trust us when we are saying this it is such a pleasing sight to watch that you want to do it again.

4. Pobitora has Various Other Viewpoints: Another reason behind the popularity of this national park is that this park has various viewpoints. You can enjoy your visit in these viewpoints. These viewpoints makes Guwahati a wonderful place to plan a trip. There are many other bonus points to this place such as boat trips, camping, Mayong Village, Dolphin Viewpoint, Sunset Point, and Narashinga Mandir. You can also enjoy the natural things such as vast farmlands, local herds of cattle, etc. here.

5. Perfect Bird Sanctuary: This place is very popular for birds watching as this national park is home to over 56 birds species. And presence of this varied species of birds make it a mesmerizing place to visit. And this national park is also a breeding ground for wide range of fishes as well.

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aditi paul

Aditi Paul

A degree holder of B.A. and M.A. in English from University of Calcutta, Aditi is an enthusiastic and professional content writer. Being a keen travelling and tourism fanatic herself, she has contributed to the website of Global Tourism of India pvt ltd. with her well researched and fact-based valuable blogs and articles. With sheer dedication to exploration she is well-versed about general tourism and wildlife tourism of India.