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Baghmara Reserve Forest in Baghmara

·  Summer: 20°C-27°C
·  Winter: 7°C-15°C
·  Monsoon: July-September
Best time to visit:  March-June and November-February

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Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week.

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Located close to India’s border with Bangladesh, Baghmara Reserve Forest is the perfect combination of mesmerizing natural beauty and captivating wildlife. Hills and valleys covered with dense forests allow passages for many rivers and enthralling vantage points. Wildlife lovers get to see leopards, elephants (in huge herds), langurs, gaurs and many other mammals. The place is also popular for watching birds and sightseeing numerous species of butterflies.

An exciting attraction of the reserve forest is the presence of pitcher plant. One can explore abundant flora while walking the natural trails inside the reserve. Baghmara Reserve Forest is located about 4 km. away from Baghmara town which serves as the headquarters of South Garo Hills. Few nearby attractions include Siju Caves, Siju Bird Sanctuary and Balpakram National Park.  

Road: Baghmara can be visited from the nearby destinations like Tura, Shillong and Guwahati by government buses as well as by private transport modes like tourist buses, taxis and jeeps. The road to the reserve forest is hilly and the journey may take a number of hours. However, the nature’s beauty can be enjoyed all over.

Railway: Guwahati Railway Station in the neighbouring state of Assam is the nearest railhead to the reserve forest. It is about 250 km. away and offers rail connectivity to the cities like Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore. Jeeps and taxis can be hired from Guwahati to cover the journey to Baghmara.

Airway: Guwahati International Airport is located at the distance of about 229 km. from Baghmara. There are domestic flights for destinations like Delhi, Kolkata, Agartala, Mumbai, Goa, Pune and Chennai and international flights for locations like Paro and Bangkok.