Adventure tour to kaziranga national park

Adventure Tour to Kaziranga National Park

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Fast Facts:

State: Assam

Best Time to Travel: November to April

Location: National Highway 37 runs through the park at the distance of 217 kilometers from Guwahati, 96 kilometers from Jorhat and 75 kilometers from Furkating via Road.

The Kaziranga National Par is located in the heart of Assam on the banks of river Brahmaputra and is inhabited by the world largest population of One Horned Rhinos that also includes the other mammals like tigers, elephants, panthers and bears and thousands of birds.

The Kaziranga National Park in Assam stretches at an area of 430 square kilometers with its swamps and also tall elephant grass that makes the ideal habitat for the one- horned Rhinos. After the continuous poaching the Kaziranga National Park was declared as the wildlife sanctuary in 1940.

Ecosystem of the Park:


The land is leveled in all over the park which is mostly covered by the tall and dense elephant grasses. These stretches are mixed with the wetlands of that is left behind by the receding floodwaters of river Brahmaputra. The park is although flat and is set against the backdrop of the hills Mikir and Karbi Anglong.


The flora of the National Park is quite rich and varied covered with the water lilies, water hyacinth and lotus. The vegetation of the park breaks down the monotony of the grasslands and also the clumps of the semi evergreen forest. The park is covered with the perfect habitation of the one horned rhinos.


The fauna of the park is very rich and is home to the one horned rhinos (900), leopards (20), tigers (50), elephants (700), barasingha or swamp deer (700), barking deer (300), wild boar (700), para or hog deer (7000), Bison (22), Sambar (400), leopard cats, otters(300), Hoolock Gibbons, golden Langurs, Wild Buffaloes (600), Slow Loris, pygmy hog, capped langur and bears (50).

Reaching Kaziranga National Park:

By Air:

The nearest airport from the Kaziranga National Park is the Guwahati at the distance of 217 kilometers and another airport from the Kaziranga National Park is Jorhat at the distance of 96 kilometers from Kaziranga Natinal Park.

By Railways:

The nearest railway head is Furkating at the distance of 75 kilometers from Kaziranga National Park.

By Roadways:

The main gate of the Kaziranga National Park is at Kohora that is located on NH-37 and the small local market is there. ASTC and other private buses stops here on the way from Guwahati, Tezpur and Upper Assam.

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