One of the most proposed wildlife reserve in India which is a home of the world’s largest population of one-horned Rhinoceroses, Kaziranga National Park. The wildlife reserve is located in Assam and densely covered with elephant-grassy meadows, forests, and swampy lagoons. It is a home of more than 2200 Indian One-horned Rhinoceros which is approximately 2/3rd of the world’s population. The park was declared as World’s Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 1985. Many wildlife tours in India cover a wildlife safari in Kaziranga National Park.
Flora & Fauna of Kaziranga National Park –
The difference in the altitude of eastern and western areas of the park can be well-displayed in four distinct types of vegetations including tropical semi-evergreen forests, alluvial savanna woodlands, alluvial inundated grasslands, and tropical moist mixed deciduous forests. A variety of aquatic flora can also be seen in the lakes, ponds, and along the river shores.
Kaziranga National Park is a home of the world’s largest population of Indian Rhinoceros. Apart from rhinos, you can also spot hoolock gibbon, tiger, leopard, Indian elephant, sloth bear, swamp deer, wild water buffalo, etc in their natural habitat. In 2006 the Forest Government authorities declared Kaziranga as a Tiger Reserve because of its increasing tiger population. It is the best place to enjoy Tiger Safari India and spot tigers in their natural habitat.
- Jeep Safari morning: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
- Jeep Safari afternoon: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
- Elephant safari morning 1st round: 05:30 AM to 06:30 AM
- Elephant safari morning 2nd round: 06:30 AM to 07:30 AM
Zones/ safari gates of Kaziranga National Park –
Kaziranga National Park is spread across an area of 430 sq km, the park is divided into 4 zones and each has its own distinguishing feature regarding the land topography, terrains, mammals & birds, grasslands etc. The four zones are Mihimukh in Central Range at Kohora, Bagori in Western Range at Bagori, Agoratoli in Eastern Range at Agoratoli, and Ghorakati in Burapahar Range at Ghorakati.
Major attractions in and around the wildlife reserve –
The best Kaziranga National Park Tour enables you to explore the wildlife reserve with jeep safari and elephant safari in the park. Many nature getaways like wildlife safari India and wildlife photography tours in India can be planned in Kaziranga National Park. Here are some of the best getaways from Kaziranga National Park –
- Kakochang Fall
- Addabarie Tea estate
- Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary
- Orang National Park
Best time to visit Kaziranga National Park –
Winters are considered to be the best time to visit Kaziranga National Park. You can plan your Kaziranga National Park Tour in the months of November to April and enjoy the pleasant climate of Assam. The wildlife reserve remains closed from 1st May to 31st October every year due to heavy rainfall. During summers the climate remains dry and windy; therefore it is suggested to avoid planning wildlife tour in the summer season.
So, plan your wildlife holidays in Kaziranga National Park and discover the wildlife of the national park.