tourists seen taking elephant safari near rhinos in a pond at kaziranga national park

Golaghat, Assam, India

Kaziranga National Park

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The Indian One-Horned Rhino

Kaziranga National Park, located in the northeastern state of Assam, is a world-famous wildlife sanctuary known for its remarkable population of the Indian one-horned rhinoceros.

The park is characterized by extensive grasslands, wetlands, and dense forests, with the mighty Brahmaputra River flowing through its northern boundary.

single horned rhino spotted on the safari trails of kaziranga national park

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is renowned for its incredible biodiversity. It is home to not only the Indian one-horned rhinoceros but also other iconic species like tigers, elephants, wild water buffaloes, swamp deer, and a variety of bird species, making it one of the most important protected areas for wildlife conservation in India.

The unique mosaic of habitats provides an ideal environment for diverse wildlife species to thrive.

For Wildlife Enthusiasts

Visitors to Kaziranga can explore the park through thrilling jeep safaris and elephant safaris, which offer excellent opportunities for wildlife sightings. The park also boasts several observation towers and watchtowers strategically placed for wildlife enthusiasts to observe animals and birds in their natural habitat.

a mother bengal tiger with her cub spotted at kaziranga national park

The best time to visit Kaziranga National Park is during the winter months, from November to April. During this period, the weather is pleasant, and the park remains open for wildlife safaris. The peak tourist season is from December to February when the weather is cooler and ideal for wildlife viewing.

Getting There

location_cityState & Capital - Dispur, Assam

flightGopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati - 182 Kilometers

directions_carGuwahati - 163 Kilometers via NH 27

trainFurkating Junction - 75 Kilometers

tourists seen taking elephant safari near rhinos in a pond at kaziranga national park

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