Kaziranga National Park – World Heritage Site– Wildlife Tourism in India – Know About amazing world of wildlife in Assam, India

Kaziranga National Park is nor just listed with the World Heritage Site List of UNSECO, but also is the best illustration for success of wildlife conservation in India. Kaziranga National Park, home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer was upgraded to Kaziranga Tiger Reserve in the year 2006 under the Project Tiger.
Established in 1905 as the reserve forest Kaziranga National Park is famous home of the Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros and from the view point of Birdlife International an important bird area for conservation of birds in India.
Kaziranga National Park, 429 Sq. Km. [Length 40 Km and Width 13 KM] of land of tall elephant grass, marshland, and dense tropical moist broadleaf forests has lost some part of land due to erosion by Brahmaputra River. Kaziranga National Park area receives annual rainfall of 2,220 mm this proves a reason for the migration of wild animals of the park towards the high altitude areas of the park as at peak rainy season almost 60 to 70% land of the Kaziranga National Park get submersed by the flood water.
Kaziranga National Park provides shelter and natural habitat to more than 35 Mammalian species including Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros, Wild Asiatic Water Buffalo,Eastern Swamp Deer , Elephant, Gaur, Sambar, Indian Muntjac, Wild boar, and Hog deer. Actually Kaziranga National Park is one among the very few wildlife areas suitable for the breeding of multiple species of large cats, such as Indian Tigers and Leopards.
Avifaunal species found at Kaziranga National Park includes, Geese, Ducks, Kingfishers, Herons, Pelicans, Shanks, Terns, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, White-tailed Fishing Eagle, Pallas’s Fish Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Lesser Kestrel,Partridges, Bustards and Pigeons.
Kaziranga National Park tour is much more than a wildlife safari as at Kaziranga Hotels you are going to get all that you wish to have on a dream family vacation from comfortable stay to restaurant with Bar and even the Children Park. This might be the Elephant Safari or the Jeep Safari be assured at Kaziranga National Park you will be exploring the best wildlife while being the guest of nature.


Vital Tourist Information : Kaziranga National Park / Kaziranga Tiger Reserve

Location :
Kaziranga is situated in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam a region belong to most scenic but still quite unexplored North east India.


City : Guwahati


State : Assam [India]


Region : North East India


Weather & Climate :
Here you will experience typical Indian season weather of three distinct seasons, hot summer, humid rainy season and chilly winter.


Temperature :
Winter months are most suitable with temperature ranging from 5°C to 25°C which shoos up to 37°C during the peak summer.


Tourist Season :
Mid November to Mid April is the best time and tourist season of the Kaziranga National Park. Do remember in the October & May partial park is open to visitors where as during the rainy months usually June to September.


Basic Travel Info :
Many of tourist prefer to reach Guwahati by train. road / air journey and go on to Kaziranga Wildlife safari through a conducted tour [including stay & sight Seeing] offered by wildlife tour operators. A few also opt to hire a vehicle for entire tour and go on their own.


Accommodation :
You need not to worry about the accommodation comfort on the Kaziranga tour as there is good number of hotels and resorts available. All you needs to get a room / suit booked in advance.


Spoken Languages :
Assamese - Bengali - Hindi - English


Travel Tips :
Do remember roaming in the park with guide proves highly dangerous.


Dining / Food Facility :
Here you can get food recipe of your own choice but to remember to enjoy Assamese recipes. All important aspect of delicious Assamese cuisines is very little oil and almost no spices are used. Rice and fish are dominating food stuffs for the natives of Guwahati and Assam, here you will find several unique preparations for rice recipes. Pithas [cakes] a sweet dish, prepared from rice powder, is served as dessert.


Souvenir / Shopping :
Tourist can look forward for shopping of Gift items of Bamboo and cane products, wall hangings, caps, shawls and Assamese silk and cotton apparels as the tour souvenir.


Static & Biographical [Flora & Fauna] Info : Kaziranga National Park


Area : 429 Sq. Km


Forest Type :
Mostly tall elephant grass, marshland, and dense tropical moist broad leaf forests .


Animals :
Asiatic Black Bear - Assamese Macaque - Barking Deer - Bat - Bengal Fox - Capped Langur or Leaf Monkey - Chinese Ferret Badger - Common Otter - Eastern Mole - Fishing Cat - Ganges and Indus River Dolphin - Golden Jackal - Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros - Hog Badger - Hog Deer - Hoolock - Indian Elephant - Indian Gaur - Indian Gray Mongoose - Indian leopard - Indian Pangolin - Indian Porcupine - Indian Wild Boar - Jungle Cat - Large Indian Civet - Orange-bellied Himalayan Squirrel - Rhesus Macaque - Royal Bengal Tiger - Sambar - Sloth Bear - Small Indian Civet - Small Indian Mongoose - Swamp Deer - Wild Asian Water Buffalo


Birds :
Black Kite - Black-Shouldered Kite - Brahminy Kite - Bustards - Ducks - Eastern Imperial Eagle - Geese - Greater Spotted Eagle - Grey-headed Fish Eagle - Herons - Himalayan Griffon - Kingfishers - Lesser Kestrel - Oriental Honey Buzzard - Pallas's Fish Eagle - Partridges - Pelicans - Pigeons - Shanks - Terns - White Tailed Eagle


Migratory :
Among the various migratory birds of Kaziranga National Park a very few prominent bird species are :
Bar-Headed Geese - Falcated Duck - Gadwall - Greylag Geese - Northern Shoveller - Red-Crested Pochard - Ruddy Shelduck


Interesting Information :
At the peak of rainy season almost 75% land of Kaziranga gets covered with flood water and this forces wild animals for internal migration to high altitude areas of the park.


How To Reach Kaziranga National Park / Kaziranga Tiger ReserveAssam [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Furkating at road distance of 75 Km from Kohora [main entry point to park] is the nearest railway station for the train journey to Kaziranga Tiger Reserve.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Kohora the main entry point to Kaziranga National Park is situated on the NH 37 Assam state road transport buses are available from various cities including Guwahati [nearly 220 KM] for accessing Kaziranga Tiger Reserve on road journey.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Jorhot and Tezpur almost at 100 Km road distance are the nearest air port for domestic flights , where as Guwahati airport [220 KM] is there for international travelers to Kaziranga Tiger Reserve.


Local Transportation :
Elephant Safari & Jeep Safari