Dibru Saikhowa Eco Camp
Dibru Saikhua is the pristine paradise for the adventure, Botani, and wildlife lovers Declared as Reserve Forest in 1890, a Sanctuary in 1986, Important Birds Area (IBA) in 2004, a National Park in 1999 and a Biosphere Reserve in 1997. However, its importance is not confined to that. In fact, Dibru- Saikhowa is endowed with such characteristics features and potential that it is likely to be one of the most important tourist spots in the world one day. It is a National Park on a river island which is the most famous wetland in India. It is the only National Park In India, where eight rivers flowing from various directions have met. On the other hand, many naturalists claim that Dibru- Saikhowa is the second largest river island National Park (340 sq. K.M.) in the world.
Besides its flora and fauna, especially Salix tree, Orchids, River Dolphins, Wild Horses, Marsh Babbler, Falcated Teal, Jerdon’s Babbler, Black-Breasted Parrot Bill, White Winged Wood Duck, Bengal Florican, Giant Chenga Fish etc.. In fact, Dibru-Saikhowa is a bird watcher’s paradise. About 500 species of various migratory and local birds have been sighted here till now as per record. It needs to be mentioned that Dibru-Saikhowa is the only National Park in India which houses wild horses. And it is the North Eastern’s Only Salix Swamp Forest.
Things to Do in Dibru Saikhua
Laika Forest Village
The two forest villages inside the National Park, Laika and Dodhia are the homes of the “Missing Tribe”.The ethnic diversity, lifestyle and cultural tradition of other ethnic tribes will mesmerize your evenings with their folk dance and Wine!
Indulge yourself in the outdoor activities such as angling, beach volleyball or football and swimming.Get to see the endangered freshwater dolphin, which is usually not easy to spot. Sign up for a boating session, and see the birds and animals at the Dibru Saikhowa National Park.
Botanists aren’t the only ones interested in trees and plants. Tourists are now eager to visit this unique tree called the Kekjori Tree, at Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, in Assam. So what’s so unique about this tree? The Kekjori tree grows far and wide with its branches covering a large span of several bighas (a parameter of measurement). People from various corners of the world pay high prices, just to visit this place. Boats are used to reach them. The locals believe these trees are sacred and that the chopping down of such a tree would send out a bad omen. Don’t Miss the opportunity to see this marvels.
Get to see the endangered freshwater dolphin, which is usually not easy to spot. Dibru Saikhua is enriched with rich Flora and fauna, Aquatic beings and extinct creatures which are exclusively found here. This makes boating even more exciting as you get to watch them in their natural habitat while you ride around them. After the boat ride, you may choose to indulge in outdoor activities such as angling, beach volleyball or football.
Lived with Nature!
An alternative style of sustenance at Dibru Saikhowa biosphere reserve. Explore the beautiful flora and fauna of this evergreen forest, know innovative approaches to sustain in harmony with the nature visit Dibru Saikhowa Biosphere Reserve.
BirdWatching at Maguri-Motapung Beel
Enjoy watching different species of birds in the wetlands of Maguri-Motapung Beel. Experience bird watching while enjoying a boat ride Marvel at the sheer beauty of the landscapes of Maguri-Motapung Beel. At Maguri-Motapung Beel, you can spot different species of migrating birds like hen harrier, pallid harrier, Eurasian Curlew, falcated duck, Baikal teal, Jerdon’s babbler, marsh babbler, yellow-billed babbler, plain Prinia, and the striated babbler.
Enjoy the wildlife and beach hangouts & camping