Wildlife Sanctuaries in Lakhimpur
Pobha Wildlife SanctuaryPobha Wildlife Sanctuary also known as Milroy wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 49 sq km. The sanctuary has been created exclusively for the protection of the magnificent wild water buffalo. One can have the opportunity to see water buffalo, elephants and migratory birds here in the sanctuary.
Bordoibam Bilmukh Wildlife SanctuaryLocated between the Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts the Bordoibam Bilmukh Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 11.25 sq kms. In the sanctuary different species of birds like the large Whistling Teal, lesser adjutant stork, kingfisher, pheasant tailed jacana, black headed gull, Indian River tern, white wagtail, purple moorhen, black headed oriole etc could be seen. Apart from that, different species of fishes could also be seen here. Animals like fishing cat, porcupine, hog deer, otters etc are also found in the sanctuary.
Thans and Sattras in Lakhimpur
Nahar Ati Than: This is a beautiful temple established in 1528. The than covers an area of 48 bighas.
Padumoni Than: Padumoni Than is located 15 kms away.
Leteku Pukhuri: Leteku Phukhuri is the birth place of Sri Sri Madhab dev at Narayanpur.
Gharmara satra- It is an ancient seventeenth century Vaishnavi spiritual satra.
Other than these one can also visit Maghnowa Doll, Madhavdev Than Rangajan, Belaguri Satra, Badala Satra, Phulani Than and Basudev Than.
Ashrams and Temples in Lakhimpur
Moitry Ashram: This is a beautiful an ashram based on Gandhian philosophy. The ashram was established by Vinowa Bhabe in late sixties. Everyday “bhajan” is performed in the ashram in morning and evening. There is a Buddhist temple at Narayanpur.
Tea Gardens in Lakhimpur
Other beautiful places in Lkahimpur
Joyhing: People like to picnic at Joyhing, a place of amazing scenic beauty.
Dullung Reserve forest: There is Dullung Reserve forest.
Fish Farm: There is an ornamental fish farm at Siajuli.
Majuli- Majuli, the largest river island in the world, is a nearby place one can visit from Lakhimpur. There are a number of sattras in Majuli. Tourist would get a glimpse of Assamese way of worship in the sattras in Majuli.