Kaziranga national park
Home to one horned Rhino
Kaziranga National Park Tourism
The flat expanses of fertile alluvial soil spread throughout 2 districts of Assam, Kaziranga is one of the largest tracts of protected land in the sub-Himalayan belt. Located in the Indomalaya ecozone, Kaziranga is described as a biodiversity spot with its dominant biomes varying from the Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forests of the tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands. Home to 2/3rd of the world’s largest one horned Rhino population, the sanctuary is a world heritage site.
Well preserved, unique and vibrant, the Kaziranga national park is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the country. Spread about 430 sq.kms, Kaziranga is surrounded by lush green tea plantations with mind-numbing spectacular views to the beautiful Karbi Anglong Hills. Kaziranga is also home to a high density of tigers among one of the most protected areas in the world. Kaziranga has large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. Kaziranga is recognized as an Important Bird Area by Birdlife International for the conservation of avifaunal species. Located on the edge of the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot, the sanctuary aces in Wildlife conservation
Top things do in Kaziranga National Park
How to reach
Kaziranga National Park is easily accessible by road.
How to Reach by Flight
The nearest airport from Kaziranga is Rowriah Airport, located at a distance of almost 74km in Jorhat, Assam. The second nearest airport is Dimapur Airport, situated at a distance of almost 83km in Dimapur, Nagaland.
How to Reach by Train
The nearest railway station to Kaziranga National Park is located at Helem (30km). The nearest major railway station is Guwahati and enjoys good connectivity to the rest of India.
How to Reach by Bus
Kohara is the nearest bus stop to reach Kaziranga. Buses which operate from Guwahati, Tezpur, Dimapur and Upper Assam pass through here.
How to Reach by Road
One can approach Kaziranga National Park by NH 37.
How to travel within
You can hire Jeeps or Suv's to explore the Park. However, hiking through the park is prohibited as it can harm the wildlife.
Other than the famous one horned Rhinos, the park also offers pleasant surprises to tourists as they sight, Chinese pangolins, Bengal foxes, gibbons, civets, sloth bears, leopards and flying squirrels. Apart from the wildlife, the forest and grasslands of the sanctuary are to dive in for. Once in the park, one can take safari rides in jeeps or SUVs as they are the best way to go around the park. You can also book in for elephant rides and enjoy the park with guided tours.
Kaziranga National Park Itinerary
Day1: Start from Guwahati towards Kaziranga National Park. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and Stay overnight in Kaziranga.
Day2: Early in the morning, check out of the hotel for an elephant safari at 5.30 AM to 6.30 AM in the western range of the national park. Return for refreshment and then again proceed to the park for yet another round of wildlife safari. Overnight stay in hotel
Day 3: After an early breakfast, leave for Guwahati.