Jungle Safari Timings
Home to the densest population of One-horned Rhinos worldwide, the Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary is a small heaven for the wildlife lovers, located 30 km to the eastern of Guwahati. It is just one of two treasures of the famed and also decreasing in numbers one-horned Rhinos worldwide coupled with an outstanding birdlife which has actually made it the tag of “Bharatpur of the East”. It has gotten enormous popularity because of its distance to Guwahati
The dense population of Rhinos allows one a greater possibility of spotting the endangered creature while on Elephant or jeep safaris.
How to Reach Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Air: Flights are offered for Guwahati from all major residential airports in India. From there, you can hire a cab till Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Rail: The nearest railhead is at Paltan Bazar in Guwahati & Jagiroad which is well connected to Pankhiraj Resort. Jagiroad is not suitable for Outer Tourist, it is a very small railway station, One can take public buses or a Taxi.
Road: From Guwahati, Pobitora is a 2hrs ride by means of a narrow road. If coming from Kaziranga on NH 37 take the route for Mayang at Jagiroad. Buses are available from Adabari Bus Station in Guwahati till Chamata. From Chamata catch a public bus for Kolangpur as well as take an auto rickshaw to the Shelter.
Other Alternative :
1. you can take a bus from Guwahati till Morigaon as well as a bus from Morigaon till the Sanctuary.
2. Taxi is available from Paltan Bazar to Narengi, from Paltan Bazar to Narengi approx 28 Kms.
3. Six mile to Narengi and Narengi to Pabitara
Best Time to Visit Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
The best time to visit Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is from September end if the Monsoon weather is over Or October to May as the climate around that time is pleasurable throughout the day and cool during the night. One needs to carry along ample amounts of woollens throughout the months of December-January as a result of severe cold. Monsoon period should be strictly avoided as the region is susceptible to flash floods and the conditions of the roads make travelling almost impossible.
The Kamakhya Temple at Nilacal hills in Guwahati, Assam is one of the oldest and most revered centres of Tantric practices. The temple is the center of the Kulachara Tantra Marga and the site of the Ambubachi Mela, an annual festival that celebrates the menstruation of the goddess.
Counted among the most sacred shaktipeethas (devotional shrines where the severed body parts of Goddess Sati fell), the temple is believed to be the place where the womb of the goddess fell. Thus, it is also synonymous with supreme female power and fertility. Thus many devotees have flow to Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam