A rich wetland eco-system of 33.93 sq. kms. on the southern bank of
iver Brahmaputra in the Sibsagar district.
What you expect to see
Birds : A paradise of migratory and resident birds, so far 165 species
of Birds have been identified and recorded. A place for quite high
concentration of Geese and other Migratory birds. The common
birds seen are Bar-headed Goose, Grey leg Goose, Spot billed Duck,
Mallard, Gadwall, Wigeon, Gargany, Shoveller, Red crested Pochard,
Common Pochard, Ferruginous Duck, Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant
Stork, Open bill Stork, White necked Stork etc.
Aquatic Fauna : Varieties of fishes have been identified along with various species of Frogs & Snakes etc.
How to reach : By road from Rowriah Airport (Jorhat) it is 80 Kms., from Mohanbari Airport (Dibrugarh) 88 Kms., from Sibsagar 22 Kms., from Jorhat 75Kms., from Dibrugarh 73 Kms. and from Guwahati it is 386 Kms.
Where to stay : Tourist Lodge, Sibsagar (the ancient capital of Ahom Kingdom), contact - Tourist Information Officer, Sibsagar, Tel.- 03772- 222394. Hotels in Sivasagar town - Hotel Brahmaputra, B.G.Road, Tel.-03772 -222200, Hotel Priya, A.T. Road, Tel.- 03772 -222988, Hotel Sidhartha, B.G. Road, Tel.–03772- 224281, Hotel Brindavan, A. T. Road, Tel.– 03772 –220414.
Whom to contact for visit : Divisional Forest Officer, Sivasagar Division, P.O. Sivasagar, Assam. Pin- 785640, Tel.-03772- 220989 (O), 224154 (R).
Best time for visit : November to March