India is a country that along with its diverse cultural heritage also boasts of rich wildlife reserves. It has hundreds of wildlife sanctuaries and National parks that protect the region’s rich and beautiful flora and fauna. Ranging from the majestic Royal Bengal tigers (India’s most prized wild animal), beautiful peacocks, wild elephants, wild bears, bison, deer, jungle cats etc., a seriously diverse variety of wildlife have the Indian sanctuaries as their homes.
An increasing human population and rapid urban developments are resulting in deforestation which in turn endangers the life of wild animals all over the planet. But in India, severe measures are taken for the conservation of these wild life sanctuaries and thus offering natural habitat to the animals to live naturally.
Almost all Indian states have wildlife sanctuaries with each of the sanctuaries famous for housing a variety of famous wild animal and even endangered species. These sanctuaries are in the process of conserving and protecting these endangered species. India tour packages offered by travel companies and wildlife tour operators across India offer a range of specialized India wildlife tour.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the lesser known but very interesting reserve forests, spread over an area of thirty eight Km². is located in the Morigaon district of Assam, 50 Km east of Guwahati in the North Eastern part of India. This wildlife sanctuary boasts of the highest density of Rhinoceros and is home to the great Indian one-horned rhinos that are one of the endangered species. This is one of the three most important rhinos reserves in India; the other two being Kaziranga National Park and Manas Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is also deemed ideal for lovers of bird-watching. Apart from rhinoceros, the sanctuary has wild animals such as leopards, civet cat, Asiatic buffalos, wild bear etc.
As a routine this wildlife sanctuary closes in the month of May before the onset of the monsoon season and reopens after the end of rains. The sanctuary offers tourists attractive services for wildlife viewing such as jeep safaris, elephant rides and boating in the Haduk water body. Visitors from all around the world come to India to see these amazing wild rhinos.