Wildlife Sanctuary

Borail Wildlife Sanctuary

BORAIL Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the southern part of Assam, India, in Cachar district. The Dima Hasao part of Borail is not part of this sanctuary. The altitude ranges between 55?1500 m above mean sea level. It spreads over 326.24 sq km. The annual average rainfall and temperature range from 2500?4000 mm and 9.2 ?C to 36.2 ?C respectively; the Humidity varies from 62% to 83%. Field works in Barail area proposed as a national park/sanctuary in 1980s. The sanctuary consists of the North Cachar Reserved Forest and Barail Reserved Forest, located within Cachar district. The habitat has been classified as moist tropical evergreen and semi-evergreen forests.[6] The forest is home to a wide diversity of wildlife. Mammals found in Barail Sanctuary includes slow loris, hoolock gibbon, capped langur, Assamese macaque, pig-tailed macaque, stump-tailed macaque, rhesus monkey, Himalayan black bear, Malayan sun bear, leopard cat, jungle cat, golden cat, clouded leopard, barking deer, red serow and wild pig. With more than 300 species of birds the sanctuary is a birdwatchers paradise. Some noteworthy species found includes White-backed vulture, Slender-billed vulture, Rufous-throated and White-cheeked hill partridges, Grey peacock pheasant, Kaleej pheasant, Great pied hornbill, Oriental pied hornbill, Rufous-necked hornbill, Wreathed hornbill, and Austen's brown hornbill. Reptiles include Burmese rock python and king cobra.

Besides above, the sanctuary also harbors a high diversity of floral wealth, e.g., Ornithochilus cacharensis, an epiphytic orchid species, Larsenianthus assamensis a terrestrial zingiber species, Diospyros cacharensis, a small deciduous tree belonging to family Ebenaceae, and Alseodaphne keenanii a large tree belonging to family Lauraceae were described for the first time for this sanctuary, and all are endemic to north-east India. The nearest town is Silchar, which is 40 km away. The sanctuary is also a good destination for trekkers.

Visit Borail Wildlife Sanctuary

Borail Wildlife Sanctuary can be visited From October to March.
The nearest Airport to Borail Wildlife Sanctuary is Silchar (Kumbirgram). It is approximatly 40 KM away.
The nearest Train Station to Borail Wildlife Sanctuary is Silchar. It is approximatly 37 KM away.
The nearest Bus Station to Borail Wildlife Sanctuary is . It is approximatly KM away.

Borail Wildlife Sanctuary is under the juridiction of . Their contact number as per our record is .

Nearest Madical Facilty to Borail Wildlife Sanctuary is . Their contact number as per our record is .