Famed for its hoolock gibbon population, the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary is an isolated wildlife forest near Jorhat. The forest is surrounded by tea gardens and spreads on 30 acres of land. Located on the south bank of river Brahmaputra the park was established to protect the species of hoolock gibbons and currently fosters around 40 species of the same.
Some of the other popular species that tourists can sight here are capped langur, stump-tailed macaque, pigtail macaque, Assamese macaque, rhesus macaque and slow loris, elephant, leopard, Chinese pangolin, Malayan giant squirrel, Assamese macaqus. It is around 20 km from the main town and the best time to visit is from October to February.