Dibru Saikhowa National Park Tinsukia – Wildlife Tourism in India – Know About amazing world of wildlife in Assam, India

Dibru Saikhowa National Park is among the some selected wildlife travel destinations which are considered as the hot travel destination for the amazingly spectacular picturesque natural beauty besides being the place famous for bio diversity.
Dibru Saikhowa National Park was established to strengthen the conservation program and providing natural habitat and shelter to the rare White-winged wood duck. It was way back in 1890 when area was declared as the Dibru Reserve Forest in 1890. In the year 199 an area of 340 sq. Km. has been declared as the Dibru Saikhowa National Park. Presently along with the rare White-winged wood duck other rare species which are finding shelter here includes water buffalo, wild horse, the tiger and Capped Langur etc.
Feral Horses, a wild horse specie with bright colors and White-winged wood duck have made the Dibru Saikhowa National Park a must visit wildlife destination for the wildlife lovers from all parts of the world. The park is situated just 14 Km away from the city heart of Tinsukia city of Assam. As the flood plains of River Brahmaputra and the Lohit are the part of the area covered by the Dibru Saikhowa National Park and River Dibru flows as the south boundary so the park is highly rich region for the fish diversity and for the same reason it is the largest salix swamp forest in north east India.
Dibru Saikhowa National park is the best place for the Eco tourism in the India, at the park Eco hotels are constructed for the tourist accommodation and strict provision are made for not allowing  night halts and picnics inside the park.

Vital Tourist Information : Dibru Saikhowa National Park Tinsukia

Location :
Dibru Saikhowa National Park is situated just 14 Km away from the city heart of Tinsukia city of Assam.

City : Tinsukia

State : Assam [India]

Region : North East India

Weather & Climate :
Tinsukia is city of pleasant climate . Barring the rainy season, weather of Tinsukia did not show significant changes.

Temperature :
Through out the year temperature at Tinsukia remains in range of from 9°C to 31°C.

Tourist Season :
Dibru Saikhowa National park remains open for the tourist from November to April so these months can be called as the tourist season of the park.

Basic Travel Info :
For Dibru Saikhowa National Park tour tourist need to reach Tinsukia which is just 14 Km from the park. Travel details for Tinsukia journey are given below.
Gunjan entry point is just 10 Km away where as another entry point to Park Dhola is 50 Km away. Tourist can catch a bus or hire a taxi.

Accommodation :
A few Eco lodges are there at park for the tourist accommodation. Reservation can be made with the wildlife office at Gunjan Ghat.

Spoken Languages :
Assamese - Hindi - Nepali - Bengali - Local dialects [Garo & Others]

Travel Tips :
English is spoken only by the tourism industry associated people.
Tourist needs Entry pass to enter the park which is obtainable from the wildlife office at Gunjan Ghat.

Dining / Food Facility :
Tinsukia is good place for food lovers as city offers mouthwatering Chinese, Indian as well as Continental along with traditional tribal and Nepali food.

Souvenir / Shopping :
Muga Yarn Fabrics and Tribal handicraft item are prime tour souvenir purchased by visitors at Tinsukia.

Static & Biographical [Flora & Fauna] Info : Dibru Saikhowa National Park Tinsukia

Area : 340 Sq. Km.

Forest Type :
Vegetation in park is semi-evergreen forests, moist mixed deciduous forests, canebrakes and grasslands.

Animals :
Capped Langur - Clouded Leopard - Elephant - Feral Horses - Gangetic River Dolphin - Indian Wild Dog - Indian wild water Buffalo - Leopard - Sambar - Slow Loris - White winged Wood- Duck

Birds :
This is reported that around 300 migratory and endangered bird species are nestling here. Some very prominent are :
Bar-headed goose - Black stork - Brahmini duck - Geyleg goose - Pale capped pigeon - Pallah's fishing eagle - Pelican - Spot billed pelican - Swamp francolin - White bellied heron

How To Reach Dibru Saikhowa National Park Tinsukia Assam [India]

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Tinsukia railway station is considered as the biggest and most modern railway station of Assam so it is quite easily accessible on train journey.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
National highway 37 is serving as source of road travel to Tinsukia. Buses ply very frequently between Tinsukia and Dibrugarh. Hiring a taxi is also good option.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Tinsukia is not on the air travel map of country. Dibrugarh is the nearest airport from where buses and taxies are available for road journey to Tinsukia.