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About Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park lies on the south bank of the Brahmaputra and its boundary for the most part follows the Mora Diphlu river and runs parallel to National Highway No. 37. It covers an area of 688 sq. kms. The Park was first established in 1908, as a reserve forest with only about a dozen rhinos and was declared a National Park in 1974.
Kaziranga is famous for the great One-Horned Rhinos. Tigers which are natural enemies of rhinos are also there in sizable numbers in this area. Other attractions of this national park include the wild buffalo, magnificent swamp deer, hog deer, wild boar, Hoolok gibbon, capped langur and ratel (badger).
A wide variety of snakes including the rock python and the monitor lizard are also found here. Among the birds, the crested serpent eagle is common while palla’s fishing eagle and gray headed fishing eagle are frequently seen. Others include the Great Adjutant Stork, crane, Bengal floricab, bar-headed goose, whistling teal, and pelican.
Mihimukh is the starting area for the park and elephants can be hired from here to enter the sanctuary. Jeep Safari and early morning elephant rides can be arranged for at the Tourist Centre here.
How to Reach Kaziranga National Park
By air and rail at Jorhat (94 kilometres) and Guwahati (220 kilometres) from the park Nearest town is Bokaghat, 22 kilometre from the park.
Best time to visit Kaziranga National Park – November to March
FACTFILE : Kaziranga National Park
Location of Kaziranga National Park: Bokaghat, Assam, India
Area covered : 430 sq. km.
Main Wildlife Found In Kaziranga National Park : Rhino, Tiger, Leopard
Best Time To Visit : November to March.