Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary


37 sq kms/3,700 ha


It is located in Karbi-Anglong District, about 20 kms from the. Golaghat town and 325 kms from Guwahati

Description of Nambor

The natural calmness and the surrounding scenic beauty of it attract the visitors.

This sanctuary is famous for the wild elephants, various species of monkeys and rare types of orchids.

Nambor is also famous for the most important Hot Spring Lake, which is locally known as Goram Pani.

The medicinal properties of water of Hot Spring Lake are well known. It is only 65 kms from Kaziranga National Park. Animals commonly found here are Elephants, the odd leopard, a good no of lesser cats and some ungulates.

Access in Nambor

By Air

Guwahati and Jorhat are the two airports from where one approaches this area.

By Rail

Jorhat is 60 kms from Nambor and is very well connected to the Northeatern states of India.

Temperature in Nambor

This area is in the tropical basin of India and as a result of that the temperatures are never too high or low; with a very heavy monsoon. The max/min temperature is 8 to 30oC. Annual rainfall is 2500 mm.

Safari Timings in Nambor

The best time to enjoy sanctuary is 0600 to 0900 hrs and 1500 to 1700 hrs.

Accomodation in Nambor

The sanctuary has no accommodation but there are places to stay in Golaghat. Also one can come for a day visit from Jorhat and stay overnight at Jorhat.

Wildlife in Nambor

The sanctuary is home to a variety of flora and fauna. The sacred groves home to species like Alstonia scholaris is a place worth visiting. The faunal population includes the elephant and lesser cats and very good birdlife.

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