Bitanical garden and a small zoo. There is also boating. sipahjala The Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a . Spread over an area of 18.5 sq km the Sanctuary boasts of abounding congregation of wildlife, especially birds and primates. The Sanctuary also house Botanical garden, zoo, a lake and abundance of diverse species of trees. The terrain is absolutely green throughout the year and so is the beautiful weather except for the two humid summer months of March and April. The primate section consists of 5 species (Rhesus, macaque, Pigtailed macaque, Capped langur, and Spectacled langur). The crab eating Mongoose (last sighted about 75 years ago) has been resuscitated. The sanctuary has been developed both as a wildlife sanctuary and as an academic and research centre. The Sanctuary also boasts of about 150 species of birds and also migratory birds which visit the sanctuary in winters. Initiated in 1972 the Sanctuary has five distinct sections Viz. (i) Carnivores section (ii) Primate Section (iii) ungulate section (iv) Reptile section (v) Aviary section. Various lakes adorn the Sanctuary and also act as the thirst quenchers for the inhabitants. Infact the Abasarika and Amrit Sagar lakes have boating facilities.
Flora- The sanctuary is very rich in natural vegetation cover that includes Agar (state tree), Nageshwar (state flower). There are around 456 species of plants that includes both dicotyledons as well as monocotyledons. The chief trees found here are Sal, Garjan, Chamal, Kanak, Kurcha, Pichla, Awla, Bahera, Amlaki, Hargaja, bamboo etc.
Fauna- One can see here the rare species of crab eating Mongoose, which was last seen around 72years ago. The sanctuary is a home to 5 species of primates that include spectacled langur, Rhesus macaque, Capped langur, Pigtailed macaque. One can also see here other animals like leopard, jungle fowl, barking deer, clouded leopard, wild pig, civets etc.
Avifauna- There are around 150 different species of avifauna that includes both residential birds as well as migratory birds. Some of the common birds seen here are whistling teal, open billed stork, white ibis and many more.
Price : Entry Fee:Adult: Rs 3/-,Children: Rs 1/- (Below 5 Years),Heavy Motor Vehicle: Rs 10/-,Light Motor Vehicle: Rs 8/-,Camera:Still: Rs 10/- (per day),
Video: Rs 50/- (per day)
Timings : Open 8 am to 5 pm, Except Friday
|Parking Fee for Car/Light Vehicles||8 Rs./-|
|Parking Fee for Heavy Vehicles||10 Rs./-|
|Entry Fee For Adults||3 Rs./-|
|Entry Fee For Child||1 Rs./-|
|Movie Camera Charges||10 Rs./- Day|
|Video Camera Charges||50 Rs./- Day|
|Timings||8 AM to 5 PM. Except Friday|