in Assam - Assam
in the east of India has one of the finest parks in India i.e. Kaziranga which
is known world over for its population for one-horned rhinos and Tigers and now
also a popular birding destination. Kaziranga is home also to elephants,
sloth bears, tigers, leopard cats, jungle cats, hog badgers, capped langurs, hoolock
gibbons, pigs, jackals, porcupines, pythons, wild buffaloes, Indian bison,
swamp deer, sambhars and hog deer. Besides these, the park has a respectable avian
population, which increases considerably in the winter, when migrating birds visit
the park. In 1974 it was designated a national park. Bounded by the
misty blue hills of Barail and Karbi Anglong to the south, the national
park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Guests have stayed here
from 1 night to 4 weeks exploring Kaziranga and neighboring Nameri Reserve.
National Park, a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO in 1985 and a Project
Tiger reserve, is located at the base of foothills of the Bhutan Himalayas in
the state of Assam. The park is also a haven for no less than 20 highly endangered
species. Two of the unique residents of the park are the Hispid Hare and the Pygmy
Hog. Some of the other animals that can be sighted in the park are Gaurs, Swamp
Deer, Capped Langurs, Golden Langurs, Assamese Macaques, Slow Loris, Hoolock Gibbons,
Smooth Indian Otters, Sloth Bears, Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Badger, Porcupine
Wildlife Sanctuary (alongwith Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary) , popularly
known as mini-Kaziranga and famous for the One-Horned Rhino is located on outskirts
of Guwahati and is an excellent stopover for a couple of nights.
parks are best accessed from Guwahati. Kaziranga is also accessible from Jorhat.
Season to Visit - Nov - April.
of Parks all in close vicinity to Guwahati
Distance from Guwahati
210 kms from Guwahati
and 100 kms from Jorhat
- Manas both can be considered with Pobitora for an ex-Guwahati Itinerary. Min.
Stay for this itinerary would be 6 nights (2 nights Bansbari, 3 nights at
1 night at Pobitora). It is possible to customise an itinerary based on a stay
at Kaziranga and other Plantation estates and forest lodges depending area of
Interest (Fishing, Birding, Wildlife Photography, Brahmaputra upstream Cruise).
of Stay - Guests prefer to stay for 2 nights to 4 weeks depending on their
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