The beautiful Pabha Sanctuary, known equally well as the Milroy Sanctuary, is situated in the Lakhimpur District of Assam. Although it is the natural habitat of many different animal and plant species, this sanctuary was designed to protect the magnificent Asiatic Water Buffalo. It is fairly small, measuring less than 50 square kilometres, but is a beautiful and fascinating reserve for the protection and preservation of this species.
The Milroy Sanctuary is a popular tourist destination, luring travelers from all over India and the world. Its natural scenery is gorgeous, creating a spectacle for the eye and lasting memories of the stunning land of India. The best time to visit the park in terms of its weather pattern as well as the proliferation of animals is between the months of November and April.
It is situated on the northern bank of the Brahmaputra River, near the border area of Arunachal Pradesh. The climate in the sanctuary is that of tropical rainforest. The area is marked by humidity. Monsoon in the sanctuary is characterized by excessive rainfall. The picturesque sanctuary with its green surroundings is sufficient to keep tourists bound here.
The tract of the area is dominated by swampy and riverine vegetation. Best time to visit here is from November to April. For road transport one can avail the facilities of Tourist and State Transport vehicles which are available to and from Lakhimpur. Once in Lakhimpur one can hire auto rickshaws or travel by bus to reach the sanctuary.