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Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Assam, India

Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Assam, India

Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is a national park in Assam, India. It is located in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts and was designated a Biosphere Reserve in July 1997 with an area of 765 km2 (295 sq mi), including a core area of 340 km2 (130 sq mi) and a buffer zone of 425 km2 (164 sq mi).

It is located at about 12 km (7.5 mi) north of Tinsukia town at between 27°30′ N to 27°45′ N latitude and 95°10′ E to 95°45’E longitude at an average elevation of 118 m (387 ft), ranging from 110 to 126 m (361 to 413 ft). The park is bounded by the Brahmaputra and Lohit rivers in the north and Dibru river in the south. It mainly consists of moist mixed semi-evergreen forests, moist mixed deciduous forests, canebrakes and grasslands. It is the largest salix swamp forest in north-eastern India, with a tropical monsoon climate with a hot and wet summer and cool and usually dry winter. Annual rainfall ranges from 2300 mm to 3800 mm. It is a haven for many endangered species and rich in fish diversity.

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What to do in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park:

Wild Life: Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Jungle Cat, Sloth Bear, Dhole, Small Indian Civet, Malayan Giant Squirrel, Chinese Pangolin, Gangetic Dolphin, Slow Loris, Pig Tailed Macaque, Assamese Macaque, Rhesus Macaque, Capped Langur, Hollock Gibbon, Asian Elephant, Wild Boar, Samber, Hog Deer, barking Deer, Asiatic Water Buffalo, and Feral Horses, Greater Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Great Grebe, Indian Shag, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Night Heron, Yellow Bittern, Openbill Stork, Black Stork, Large Whistling Teal, Greylag Groose, Common Pintail, Pallas’s Fishing Eagle, Griffon Vulture, Osprey, Crested Serpent Eagle, Spot Billed Pelican, White Winged Duck, Bear’s Poachard, Greater Spotted Eagle, Bengal Florican, Pale Capped Pigeon, Great Pied Hornbill, March Babbler, Jardon’s Babbler, Black Breasted Parrotbill
Adventure: Jungle Safari, Jeep Safari

Where is Dibru-Saikhowa National Park:

Region: Situated in North Eastern India-Brahmputra valley Biogeographical province
Location: Tinsukia, Assam, India

When & how to get to Dibru-Saikhowa National Park:

Best Time to Visit: 01-Nov to 30-Apr
Getting There: Regular Bus service, Taxies and Auto rickshaws are available at Tinsukia.
Nearest Town: Tinsukia
Nearest Airport: Dibrugarh
Nearest Railway Station: Dibrugarh

Where to stay (Lodges / Guest Houses / Camps / Resorts / Hotels):

Accommodation: There is an Inspection Bungalow at Guijan (10 km from Tinsukia). There is also enough space for tented accommodation. Private hotels and forest Inspection Bungalow at Tinsukia town also provide comfortable accommodation.

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Climate & Weather conditions in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park:

Temp: 7 c to 34 c
Rainfall: 3,050.00 cm
Altitude: 110 to 126 m

Other details about Dibru-Saikhowa National Park:

Established: 1999
Area: 340 sq km
Language: Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, English

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