About Kaziranga...

Kaziranga National Park lies partly in Golaghat District and partly in Nagaon District of Assam. It is the oldest park in assam covers an area of 430 Sq kms along the river Brahmaputra on the North and the Karbi Anglong hills on the South. The National Highway 37 passes through the park area and tea estates, hemmed by table-top tea bushes. One can even see the rhinos and wild elephants straying near the highway. 

Kaziranga National Park a world heritage site is famous for the Great Indian one horned rhinoceros, the landscape of Kaziranga is of sheer forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, marshes & shallow pools. It has been declared as National Park in 1974.supports more than 35 species of mammals of which 15 species belong to schedule I of Wildlife Protection Act 1972. It is the home to mammals like one horned rhinos, Asiatic wild buffalo, Royal Bengal tigers, Capped Langur, Holock Gibbon, Leopard, sloth bear, Gangatic Dolphin, Indian Elephant, Rhesus Macaque, Assamese Macaque, Barking Deer, Pangolin, various species of Bats, Hog Badger, Chinese Ferret Badger, Otter and many more. Numerous water bodies constitute rich reservoir of food and thousands migratory birds representing over hundred species visit the park during the winter from as far as Siberia.

The park is open from November to April. Tourists can take rides on elephants to move around the park or cruise in a boat on the Brahmaputra along the park.

Kaziranga National Park Comprises of four Ranges :-

  • Burapahar Range: You spot the Hoolock gibbon, capped langur or Giant Hornbill. A walk in the area before
    first light may turn out to be rewarding.
  • Bagori Range
  • Kohora Range : Rich in birdlife, wetlands in this Range are among the most productive habitats around which one can have the pleasure of bird watching.
  • Agaratoli Range : You can see elephants and turtles taking sunbath in this range. This is Bengal Florican country.
     
 
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