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Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park (Assam, India)

The Kaziranga National Park is located on the banks of the River Brahmaputra in Assam, India. The Kaziranga National Park encompasses a total land area of 430 square kilometers.

Kaziranga was declared as a reserve forest as early as the year 1908. The area became a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1950 and became a National Park in the year 1974.

This wildlife sanctuary was established to primarily protect the one-horned Indian Rhinoceroses, though this wildlife park is also home to a number of other wild animals such as sloth bears, leopard cats, hog badgers, elephants, gibbons, Indian bison, porcupines, pythons, wild buffaloes, hog deer, swamp deer and hoolock pigs.

There are more than 1000 Rhinos at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India. This wildlife park is one of the few places where you can see the one-horned rhino in all its glory during your wildlife tours to Assam, India.

The vegetation at the Kaziranga National Park consists of vast stretches of tall elephant grass and dense tropical forests. There are certain swampy areas inside the park that serve as ideal habitats for certain species of reptiles and birds. The Karbi, Anglong and Barail Hills lie on the South of this massive wildlife sanctuary and national park.

During your wildlife tours to the Kaziranga National Park you are required to register at the Tourist Centre located at the Bonani Tourist Lodge located right at the entrance of the park. The perfect time to go on wildlife tours to the Kaziranga National Park is during the months of November to April. The wildlife park is closed to visitors during the monsoon season.