If you want to spend some time in nature's lap, start heading towards Dibru Saikhowa wildlife century, the most scenic nature's treasure. Located at 12km away from Tinsukia town, near the borders of Upper Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, one can see the biodiversity hotspot named Dibru-Saikhowa National Park. Dibru-Saikhowa, also a biosphere reserve is surrounded by three of India's eastern-most rivers, the mighty Brahmaputra, the Lohit River in the north and Dibru River in the South. Encircled by the mighty Brahmaputra and Dibru River, the island and its bank has become an internationally acclaimed BIRDING area. The area is predominantly comprised of semi-wet evergreen forests, tropical moist deciduous forest, bamboos, canebrakes and grasslands, making it highly conducive to wildlife habitat. Out of the seven parts of the park, one part is the wetland and the rest are mainly grassland and dense forest.
Boat Safari at Dibru Saikhwa National Park
A trip to Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary
Take a tea tour in upper Assam and enjoy lush green tea gardens
Entry Point: GuijanGhat and Saikhowaghat, these small river port are the entry point for the park. The main jungle is surrounded by rivers, one needs to approach by boats or large houseboat at these ghats to enter the park.
Major Attractions: Sea Dolphin, Feral Horses, White-winged Wood Ducks and endangered species of birds.
Best Season: November to April is the best seasons to visit Dibru Saikhowa National Park, during this period one can enjoy migratory birds.
Opening Hours: Dibru Saikhowa national park opens all day. Entry after sunset and before sunrise is not permitted and night stay is strictly prohibited inside the park.
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Things to do in Dibru Saikhowa National Park are:
Best Season to visit Dibru Saikhwa National Park.
The summer season in Assam starts from the month of March and extends till the end of June. The season is characterized by extreme humidity and frequent showers. The maximum temperature during summer (May, June & July) is 32 degree Celsius.
The main rainy months are June, July, August, September. Monsoon is the best time to watch biodiversity and wildlife in Dibru Saikhowa as due to flood animals are coming out from Deep forest to the plain outside.
The winter season starts from November and last till April. The temperature during this season is (7 degree - 28 degree Celsius). February to April is quite warm in Dibru Saikhowa.
The nearest airport is Mohanbari (Dibrugarh) which is accessible from Kolkata and Delhi by flights. Dibru-Saikhowa is just 70km from the airport.
Vehicles are available at airport / railway station. Tata sumo normally charges Rs 1200. Maruti Omni charges Rs 1000.
The nearest railway station is Dibrugarh which. Which is well connected with major cities in India by Rajdhani express.
Tinsukia is the nearest town which is 10km from Gujjan(Guijan) entry point and 50km from Dhola entry point. Various options are available to rach Dibru Saikhowa from Tinsukia such bus, auto rickshaw and taxi etc.
Google map of Dibru Saikhowa National Park.