A unique example of nature’s bounty, Joypur Rainforest is spread over an area of 108 sq km at Joypur
in Dibrugarh District
. This rainforest is marked by rich bio diversity.
Joypur Rainforest is home to a large number of rare and endangered species such as clouded leopard, sloth bear, leopard, tiger, elephant, Indian bison, sambar,
slow loris, capped langurs, hoolock gibbons and flying squirrels. Among the birds are drongoes, pheasants, oriales, jacanas, wood ducks, eagles, owls, hornbills and minivests.
The rainforest festival, the first ever in India, is celebrated here. Activities include trekking, rafting, camping inside the forest, bird-watching, and elephant riding.
Regular buses are available from Guwahati, Dibrugarh and Naharkatia. Naharkatia Railway Station is the nearest railhead.