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Kaziranga National Park Tourist Guide – Home of world’s Great One-horned Rhinoceros

Kaziranga National Park Tourist Guide – Home of world’s Great One-horned Rhinoceros

Kaziranga National Park Tourist Guide – Home of world’s Great One-horned Rhinoceros
  • Package Prices
    Kaziranga National Park Packages Starting from Rs 10999/- including 4 night 5 days trip with 3 star hotels including Shillong, Cherrapunji excursions
  • Location: Assam,India -785621
  • Altitude: 40 metres (131 ft)
  • Longitude: 93.1711° E
  • Latitude: 26.5775° N
  • Nearest Airport: Guwahati airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Guwahati railway station
  • How to reach: By Flight: If you want to reach by Flight then you have to reach Guwahati, then take a taxi or cab to reach Kaziranga national park which is 193 km away from Guwahati. Guwahati airport is connects with all major lines. By Bus: Kohora is the main tourist hub for Kaziranga. Its on the National Highway 37 (NH 37) which is linked to Guwahati on the west and Jorhat on the east. From Guwahati, it can directly be reached by road (NH 37). By Train: Furkating is considered as the nearest railhead which is well connected to the Guwahati. which is well connected to the rest of India. From Guwahati, one can, then, go by road to Kohora. There are also trains to Jorhat from Guwahati/ Dibrugarh. One can alight at Jorhat and drive by road to Kohora. The major other railway stations is a well-laid network of rails.
  • Season to Visit: The best season of Kaziranga National Park is between November and April

Kaziranga National Park Tourist Guide – Home of world’s Great One-horned Rhinoceros

 

Kaziranga National Park Tourist Guide: Overview

Kaziranga National Park is one of the famous tiger reserve or home of one horned rhino in Assam state. This most notable wildlife in sanctuary is being declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO the year 1985. The Kaziranga is a vast expanse of tall elephant grass, marshland, and dense tropical moist broadleaf forests, crisscrossed by four major rivers, including the Brahmaputra, and the park includes numerous small bodies of water. Kaziranga has been the theme of several books, songs, and documentaries. The park celebrated its centennial in 2005 after its establishment in 1905 as a reserve forest.

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What is Unique in Kaziranga National Park and Why?

Kaziranaga National Park is World heritage site unique for Worlds Great Indian one horned Rhinoceros as well as many mammals including tigers, elephants, panthers, bears and thousands of birds. The park resides at an edge of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot and this could be the perfect reason to envision high degrees of diversified species with great visibility. Kaziranaga provide Jeep safari, Elephant Safari as well as it offer chance to experience Boat safari at Brahmaputra River this make Kaziranaga Unique from Other National Park and Sanctuary.

 

History of Kaziranga National Park

A World Heritage site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's great one-horned Rhinoceroses. Kaziranga also boasts the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006.

The park is home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo and swamp deer. Kaziranga is also recognized as an important bird area by Birdlife International for conversation of avifaunal species. Compared to other protected areas in India, Kaziranga has achieved notable success in wildlife conservation. Located on the edge of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot, the park combines high species diversity and visibility. Finally Kaziranga was declared as reserved forest on January 3rd1908 and was officially closed for shooting. In 1926 Kaziranga was declared a Forest Reserve and hunting was banned. In 1974 it was declared a National Park.

 

How to Reach Kaziranga National Park

By Flight: If you want to reach by Flight then you have to reach Guwahati, then take a taxi or cab to reach Kaziranga national park which is 193 km away from Guwahati. Guwahati airport is connects with all major lines.

 

By Bus: Kohora is the main tourist hub for Kaziranga. Its on the National Highway 37 (NH 37) which is linked to Guwahati on the west and Jorhat on the east.  From Guwahati, it can directly be reached by road (NH 37).

 

By Train: Furkating is considered as the nearest railhead which is well connected to the Guwahati. which is well connected to the rest of India. From Guwahati, one can, then, go by road to Kohora. There are also trains to Jorhat from Guwahati/ Dibrugarh. One can alight at Jorhat and drive by road to Kohora. The major other railway stations is a well-laid network of rails.

 

 

Best time to visit Kaziranga National Park

The best season of Kaziranga National Park is between November and April. Wildlife photography and tiger, rhino’s photography during this time, we can expect unusual photography of tigers and rhinos as daylight causes animals to remain close to water sources and open grasslands. Idyllic weather will enable us to predict the animal location more accurately.

 

 

One Horn Rhino in Kaziranga National Park

The Great one horned rhino is commonly found in Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan and in Assam, India. It is confined to the tall grasslands and forests in the foothills of the Himalayas. The one horn rhino or Indian rhino is surviving in the north-east corner of India, Assam. Kaziranga National Park, Pobitora in Marigaon district and Orang National Park in Darrang district of Assam account almost 95% of the total wild one horned rhino in the world. These rhinos are inhabited most of the floodplain of the Indogangetic and Brahmaputra riverside tracts and the neighboring foothills.

There are five kinds of Rhinos found in the world - white rhino, black rhino, Indian rhino, Javan rhino, and Sumatran rhino. The white and black Rhinos are live in Africa, while Indian, Javan and Sumatran are Asian Rhinos, found in Noth Pakistan, Assam in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.

 

Kaziranga National Park Opening

National parks and sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh will close down for tourists on June to October for Monsoon season. It gets reopening in Mid October but partially. However, safaris on all the routes may not be possible.

 

Kaziranga National Park Animals

It is refuge for the world's largest population of great one-horned rhinoceros. Kaziranga has the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve. Large number of elephant, wild Asiatic water buffalo and swamp deer, Bengal Floricans, Pallas's Fish Eagle, Black-necked Storks and Asian Elephants, size dominates the vast grasslands.

 

Kaziranga National Park is Famous for which Animal

Kaziranga National Park is famous for its most popular conservation efforts to save the endangered species like one-horned rhinoceros in India. This most notable wildlife sanctuary is being declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 1985.

 

Number of tigers in Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga is one of the few wild breeding areas outside Africa for multiple species of large cats, such as Bengal tigers and leopards. Kaziranga was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006 and has the highest density of tigers in the world (one per five km2), with a population of 118, according to the latest census.

 

Places to visit Nearby Kaziranga National Park

Guwahati Planetarium

Guwahati Planetarium is one of its kind centre of astronomical research in Assam and the entire North-Eastern region of India. The Guwahati Planetarium is unrivalled in Assam and rest of northeast India with its distinctive dome and sloping walls that sets it apart in the skyline of the area.  The Planetarium also regularly organizes seminars, workshops and conferences for the astronomy fraternity, and exhibitions, quizzes and outdoor viewing facilities during eclipses for students and the local community.

 

Assam State Museum

The Assam State Museum is located in the southern end of Dighali Pukhuri tank which is in the heart of Guwahati city, Assam. The Museum was established by the Kamarupa Anusandhan Samiti (Assam Research Society) in 1940. The museums of Guwahati showcase best collections of elegant pieces of rare artifacts and relics dating back to the ancient times. The museums include the finest metal work of prehistoric era, items made from terracotta, tribal arts and manuscripts The collection includes some of the bygone era metal work, ivory paintings, folk art, copper plate inscriptions of 5th and 12 century, bamboo items, royal garments, coins and musical instruments. There is also a well stocked library in the museum that contains books and journals on various fields like the art, biography mythology and encyclopedic works

 

Guwahati

Guwahati is one of the fastest developing cities in India and is a major city in Eastern India, often referred as "Gateway of North Eastern Region" of the country. The city is between the banks of the Brahmaputra River and the foothills of the Shillong plateau.  The ancient sakti temple of Goddess Kamakhya in Nilachal hill (an important seat of Tantric and Vajrayana Buddhism), the ancient and unique astrological temple Navagraha in Chitrachal Hill, and archaeological remains in Basista and other locations confirm city's ancient past.

 

Jorhat

Jorhat is an important tourist destination of Assam. Jorhat as "The last Capital of the Ahom Kingdom” has archeological values associated to Rajamaidam, the last burial mounds of the Ahom kings. Nestled in the tea gardens dotted around sprawling in and around the city, boosts of the Tocklai Research Association (TRA) is the oldest and the largest tea research station of its kind in the world.

 

Flora of Kaziranga National park

There are three main types of vegetation in Kaziranga National Park: alluvial inundated grasslands, tropical wet evergreen forests and tropical semi-evergreen forests. Kaziranga is the largest floodplain grassland of its kind, still surviving in India. The flora in Kaziranga National Park chiefly constitute of three major types: alluvial inundated grasslands comprising of tall thickets of elephant grass and short grasses, tropical wet evergreen forests and tropical semi-evergreen forests.

 

 

Fauna of Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Parkis an Indian national park and a World Heritage Site in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam, India. The park contains significant breeding populations of 35 mammalian species. Out of which 15 are threatened mammals according to the IUCN Red List. Large number of raptors is found inside the park and this is considered a good sign for healthy ecosystem. Birds inside the Kaziranga Park include- Kingfishers (Blyth's kingfisher), herons (white-bellied heron), pelicans (Dalmatian pelican, spot-billed pelican), shanks (spotted greenshank) and terns (black-bellied tern), Eastern imperial eagle, greater spotted eagle, white-tailed fishing eagle, Pallas's fish eagle, grey-headed fish eagle and the lesser kestrel, red-headed vulture, and Eurasian black.

 

Birds Found in Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park species include Swamp Francolin, Pale-capped Pigeon, Bengal Florican, Great and Wreathed Hornbill, Jerdon's Baza, Slender-billed Vulture, Pallas's Fishing Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, Imperial Eagle, Pied Harrier, Pied Falconet, Oriental Hobby, Black-necked Stork, Greater Adjutant, Hodgson's Bushchat, White.

 

Zones in Kaziranga National Park

There are 4 Zones in Kaziranga National Park which includes Central Range or Kaziranga Range, Western Range or Bagori, Eastern Range or Agaratoli, Burapahar Range.

 

Central Range or Kaziranga Range: Central Range or Kaziranga Range  is situated at a distance of 28 km Safari rides passes through the Dagland and Foliomari area. The designated safari routes for central range is (Mihimukh - Kathpora -Daphlang - Diffolu River Bank -Mona Beel - Karasing & back)

 

Western Range or Bagori: Western Range or Bagori is 28 km away , usually guests prefer to take safari in the western zone where they will have chance to get close view of the one-horned rhinos. The designated safari routes: (Ongabeel -Rouman - Rajapukhuri -Monabeel & back)

 

Eastern Range or Agaratoli: Maximum one hour time slot is allotted for one safari trip. This range is considered perfect for viewing water birds such as Bengal Florican, White-eyed Pochard and fish eagle. It is 22 km away the elephant safari routes is: (Agratoli Sohola beel - Rongamotia -Maklung - Turturoni - Dhoba & back)

 

Burapahar Range: The starting point of this last zone is near Rhinoland Park. Tourists can enjoy safari rides maximum for one hour in a shift. Approx 17 Kms path is dedicated and passes through the Horakati - Potahibeel - Diffalu - Tunikati and back with designated stop at Tunikati Tower

 

Guwahati to Kaziranga taxi fare

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