Kaziranga National Park Tour

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in Assam, covering an area of 430 km. Declared world heritage site the Kaziranga National park is the natural habitat of the one-horned rhinoceros. This vivid mosaic of habitats wet and dry, plain and hills, forests and grasslands supports numerous plant and animal species which include elephants, sloth bears, tigers, leopard cats, jungle cats, hog badgers, capped langurs, hoolock gibbons, pigs, jackals, porcupines, pythons, buffaloes, Indian bisons, swamp deer, sambhars and hog deer from very close quarters. During winter various types migratory birds are also seen here.

Kaziranga which is the habitat of various wildlife species consists of sheer forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, marshes and shallow pools. Kaziranga is a Biosphere Reserve with the largest, unspoilt grassland, tall grasses cover 41 per cent and short grasses cover 11 per cent of Kaziranga, with open jungle extending across another 29 percent, swamps four percent, rivers and water bodies 8 percent and plain sand 6 percent.

Trips into the sanctuary are taken at dawn on elephants that wade through the tall elephant-grass and give you a vantage view of animals waking up to the day. The sight of the one-horned rhino bathing in ponds with its offspring on its back is the one you just cannot afford to miss. Do wear trousers that fully cover your legs to avoid abrasions from the elephant-grass. The best season to visit this park is November to April. Avoid the monsoons (June to September) that bring heavy rainfall and often flood the park.

Range: Kaziranga National Park Comprises of four Ranges namely Burapahar Range, Bagori Range, Kohora Range, Agaratoli Range.
All the entry formalities need to be processed at the main entry gate (Kohora, Bagori and Agaratoli )

Entry Fee: The park charges entry fee Rs. 100/- (Per Indian Individual) & Rs. 650/- (Foreigners)

Major Attractions: One-horned rhinoceros, Elephant, Sloth bears, Leopard cats, Hog badgers, Capped langurs, Hoolock gibbons, Porcupines, Pythons, Buffaloes, Indian bisons, Swamp deer, Sambhars and Hog deer.

Best Season: The best season of Kaziranga National Park are between November and April.

The Park is open daily from 1st November to 30th April. Due to the rains in any exceptional year the park has to be closed earlier by the management for safety reasons.

Closed: The park remains closed from June to September.

Opening Hours: Kaziranga National Park is open from 5:15 am to 3:30 pm. The closing hours are scheduled to accord to with the seasonal variation and climate.

What to do

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Elephant Safari Kaziranga

Elephant Safari

For Central Range/Kohora Range, Elephant Safari start from 5:30 AM to 06:30 and 06:30 to 7:30 AM
For Western Range/Bagori Range(For Indian National Only), timing starts from 5:30 AM to 06:30 and 06:30 to 7:30 AM and it continues for 1-1&1/2 hrs.


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Trekking in Kaziranga

Trekking in Kaziranga

Kaziranga is a very peaceful and beautiful spot for bird watching and experiencing forests and grasslands. trekking in Kaziranga can be done from Kukurkata Reserve Forest and Panbari Reserve Forest. From the top of Kukurakata hill top, one can enjoy panoramic view of surrounding plains.

Jeep Safari Kaziranga

Jeep Safari

Morning jeep safari timing start from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Afternoon jeep safari timing start from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM


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Best Time to visit Kaziranga

The climate in Kaziranga is very hot in summers during June to August, and warm days and cold nights in winters during October to February. Every year, the water of the Brahmaputra River floods the park during the monsoon. The rainy season continues from May to August. Kaziranga becomes inaccessible during this season. November to April is the best time to visit Kaziranga National Park.

Best Season: The best season of Kaziranga National Park are between November and April.

How to reach Kaziranga

Kaziranga by Air

Jorhat Airport, also known as Rowriah Airport, is the nearest airport. It takes2 hrs drive / 105 kms to reach Kaziranga from Jorhat Airport. Guwahati Airport (LGBI Airprt)is the major airport near Kaziranga,It takes 5 hrs drive /250 kms from Guwahati. All the major airlines are connected with Guwahati airport from Bagdogra, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Chennai, Bangalore.

Kaziranga by Train

Guwahati is the gateway to the North East India and Kaziranga National Park and all major cities of India are well connected to Guwahati via Rajdhani Express. You can take Silaghat-Senchowa Broadgauge Passenger Train Service between Guwahati – Silaghat via Jakhalabanda to reach Kaziranga. Jakhalabanda is the nearest station. From Jakhalabanda you need to take either private bus/taxi to reach Kaziranga which 30 minute drive.
Train timings: Departure from Guwahati: 15:45 hours and arrival at Jakhalabanda: 19:30 hours (approx).
Jakhalabanda to Guwahati Departure from Jakhalabanda: 06:15 hours, Arrival at Guwahati: 10:30 hours (approx).

Kaziranga by Road

Kaziranga is situated in NH 37. It is well connect via road from major cities Guwahati and Jorhat. All these towns are connected by National Highways. The drop off point for bus services is at Kohora on the National Highway 37. Government and private bus operators have regular bus services from Guwahati, Tezpur, Jorhat and other towns of Assam.

Distance form some important cities

225 km - Guwahati
80 km - Tezpur
90 km - Jorhat
220 Km - Dibrugarh

Where to stay in Kaziranga

Wide range of accommodations available at the park ranging from luxury hotels and resorts to rest houses and dormitories. Make your Holiday memorable by staying at the following wondeful resorts/hotels near Kaziranga Nationl Park.

 

IORA The Retreat, kaziranga

IORA-The Retreat

Bogorijuri,Kohora

Diphlu River Lodge

Diphlu River Lodge

Kuthuri, Near Bagori Police Outpost,782136

Infinity Resort kaziranga

Infinity Resort Kaziranga

Bachagaon, Kaziranga

Kaziranga Golf Resort

Kaziranga Golf Resort

No.2 Mohbondha Grant, Gatonga, 785 616

Agoratoli Eco Tourism Resort

Agoratoli Eco Tourism Resort

Agoratoli Range Office, Golaghat, Kaziranga,785609

Bon Habi Jungle Resort

Bon Habi Jungle Resort

1no Kohora Gaon, Bogorijuri, Kaziranga

NERABY TOURIST PLACES

Tourist places near Kaziranga National Park

Champawati Kunda

Champawati Kunda

Champawati Kunda also known as the Chapnalla Falls, is a magnificent waterfall situated at a distance of 30 km from Kaziranga located alongside the National Highways NH-37 on the Tezpur-Nagaon-Dimapur road. This is a very beautiful water fall and flows out of a hill which is a ideal spot for trekking. The water flows off a ravine through a series of small hillocks and finally into a pond at the base.

Tezpur Assam

Tezpur

Located at a distance of 54km form Kaziranga, Tezpur is a beautiful city located along the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra. A land of natural beauty, ancient monuments and rich cultural heritage, is gifted with natural scenic beauty as well as many ancient ruins of archaeological importance. Tezpur is also blesses with beautiful tea gardens and flora and fauna. Nameri national park is located close to Tezpur.
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Majuli Tourism

Majuli

Acclaimed as the one of the largest river island, Majuli is a beautiful island located amidst river Brahmaputra. Served as the cultural headquarter of neo vaishnativite culture, it is located 155 km away from Kaziranga. Besides breathtaking flora and fauna 'Mask making art' and tribal villages are another signifies of Majuli.
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Sivsagar

Sivsagar

Located at a distance of 170 km from Kaziranga National Park, Sivsagar is a historic town surrounded by tea gardens. It was the capital of the Ahom kingdom during the 18th century. The most remarkable landscape of the town is 200 years old Sibsagar tank, Joysagar tank and Gauri Sagar Tank and temples built on the bank of it.
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Guwahati

Guwahati

Located at a distance of 194 Km from Kaziarnga National Park, Guwahati is the gateway to the North-east region. A beautiful city, surrounded by green hills and mighty Brahamputra river which passes through it, blessed the city with beautiful landscapes. Guwahati has several places of historical interest and tourist attractions.
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Mon Nagaland

Mon

Located at a distance of 268 kms from Kaziarnga National Park, Mon is a small but stunning place in Nagaland. Home to one of largest tribes Konyak (head-hunter tribe of Nagaland), Mon is an exciting and enjoyable destinations for visitors from all over the globe. Being surrounded by many small to big villages, real reflection of Nagaland culture and tradition can be seen here.
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Tourist Map of Kaziranga

Kaziranga Tour Packages

Kazirang tour

Guwahati-Kaziranga Tour

Starting from Rs 13,419

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Kaziranga Nameri Tour

Guwahati - Kaziranga - Nameri Tour

Starting from Rs 19,920

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Magnificent Assam Tour

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