Malai Forest

Wild Life

Malai Forest (The Manmade Forest)

Named after Padma Shri Jadav Payeng, the renowned environmental activist, this forest was single-handedly attended by Payeng for more than 30 years and now encompasses an area of about 1,360 acres / 550 hectares. Molai forest now houses Bengal tigers, Indian rhinoceros, wild elephants, deers and rabbits besides monkeys and several varieties of birds as well as thousands of trees. This man made forest is now turning into a popular venture for nature enthusiasts and is already a popular destination amidst the eco-tourists in this river-island district.

Visit Malai Forest (The Manmade Forest)

Malai Forest (The Manmade Forest) can be visited from September to May.
The nearest Airport to Malai Forest (The Manmade Forest) is Lilabari Airport, North Lakhimpur. It is approximatly 22 KM away.
The nearest Train Station to Malai Forest (The Manmade Forest) is Jorhat Railway Station. It is approximatly 40.8 KM away.
The nearest Bus Station to Malai Forest (The Manmade Forest) is Jorhat. It is approximatly 14 KM away.

Malai Forest (The Manmade Forest) is under the juridiction of Majuli Police Station. Their contact number as per our record is 096788-74151.


Nearest Madical Facilty to Malai Forest (The Manmade Forest) is Kamalabari BPHC/CHC. Their contact number as per our record is 060018-28705.