Dibru saikhowa national park
Heaven on earth
Dibru Saikhowa National Park Tourism
Dibru Saikhowa National Park was a sanctuary until the year 1999 when it was declared a national park. Earlier it was a small sanctuary with an area of 650 sq km but with time increased the area and expanded to the periphery of rivers and became one of the beautiful regions of Assam.
Interesting Points to visit
1. Kekjori Trees: It is a singal tree but covered a large space with many of its branches hanging wide and low. The aesthetic look of the tree has attracted many tourists that it became on the famous spot in the park.
2. Churkey Sapori: It is a river island where you could witness the sight of Feral horses. These are untamed, coloured horses and do not count under the head of wild horses. These are always found in a group of 2-3 horses.
3. Maguri Matapung Beel: It is a Lake which is a paradise for the bird lovers. The place constitutes a hundred of species of birds unexplored and a beautiful part of the park.
Top things do in Dibru Saikhowa National Park
How to reach
Dibrugarh is the commutable place in Assam from where buses, trains, flights can be boarded or arrive from the different metropolitan cities. From the town, you could travel to Tinsukia which is closest to the National Park.
How to Reach by Flight
Dibrugarh or Mohanbari Aiport is the nearest airport in Assam to reach the town of Tinsukia at the proximity of 40km. From the town you could board a bus or hire a taxi to reach the National Park.
How to Reach by Train
The Dibrugarh railway station is located in the heart of the city and one of the commutable points from far off states, trains are considered to be a convenient option to travel to Dibru National Park.
How to Reach by Bus
Buses can be taken to the town of Tinsukia which is well connected with Dibrugarh town by NH37, at a distance of 55 km. However, travelling through buses can be quite uncomfortable due to poor maintenance of the roads
How to Reach by Road
Cabs or taxis or your personal car ride could be opted from the town of Tinsukia to national park or from Guhwati, Dibrugarh to National Park. Though travel by road is avoided here due to the uncomfortable road structure.
How to travel within
There are many facilities available to travel within the town of Tinsukia though you cannot take any ride inside the national park and can enjoy either trekking or boat rides or leisure walking.
Dibru Saikhowa National Park Itinerary
Dibru National Park is not just a place where you could roam about and wait for the rarest species to come your way. It is a huge space with a diversified beauty of nature captured in one place. There are gushing lakes, dense forests, amazing landscape, beautiful villages and secluded yet tranquil spots.
Begin your day by taking the bus or a cab from the town of Tinsukia and begin exploring from a boat ride on Maguri Matapung beel where you could witness different birds and move forward to the dolphin spot and if you are fortunate enough you might spot one dolphin.
Then moving on you could go deep in the villages there named Laika and Dodhia where you could experience the tribal life of Assam, their cultures and traditions.
Moreover, you could visit the Churkey Sapori which is a spot there to witness the coloured horses and finally end with a boat ride to the island amidst the Brahmaputra.
Your day would be a walk in nature filled with ephemeral experiences.