Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary

It is situated in the Dhubri and Kokrajhar of Bodoland Territorial Council. It is situated in the North East India. The area is still pollution free and is full of wildlife both flora and fauna. Chakrashila wildlife sanctuary is home to many endangered species of birds and animals like Golden Langur, Assamese Macaque, Rhesus Macaque, Leopards, Barking Hyenas and Wild Boars. Golden Langur (Presbytis Geei) which is on the verge of extinction is found here. It was spotted here in 1986.

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There are bats, rodents, mongoose & flying squirrels. It is home to 34 species of animals, 272 species of birds, 26 reptiles, 43 species of butterflies and 32 species of ferns. It has unique grassland flanked by Sal trees.

Then there is big water body (called beel in Assamese) called Deepali Beel; another attraction is a waterfall called Sikri Sikha.

One can visit the place all year round except monsoon season. Nearest airport is Guwahati and from there it is about 270 kilometers by road. There is a forest guest house for accomodations. For stay and other details, please visit this Assaminfo website

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