Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, National Parks in Assam

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Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for being the second protected habitat of the Golden Langur. Charkashila was previously a reserve forest, but in the year 1994, it was declared as a wildlife sanctuary. It covers a total area of 45.50 sq.km and its jurisdiction falls under two districts – namely of Dhubri and Kokrajhar district of Assam.

In the Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, tourists can see as many as 273 species of birds apart from 14 different species of reptiles, 60 kinds of fish and 11 species of amphibians. There are two lakes in the wildlife sanctuary which add to the beauty of the place. They are called Dheer Beel and Diplai Beel, and they are located on the two sides on the sanctuary.

The nearest town to the wildlife sanctuary is Kokrajhar (6 kilometres away) while the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport is 219 kilometres from Chakrashila. Direct transport facility is available from the airport.

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