Savour the expanse of wilderness In Kaziranga National Park, inhabited by greatest population of one horned rhinoceros in the world. Spreading to the complete area of 430 sq. kms, it is located in the eastern state of Assam in India. The famed Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site and it has been announced as a tiger reserve under the Project Tiger scheme. There are 85 tigers within the park, regular visitors claim sightings are becoming more frequent- sometimes three or four tigers can be seen daily. The variety and beauty of the park and its environment is excellent for the soft experience for the tourists. Tourists can plan out the trip to Kaziranga National Park anytime between the month of November to April.
Flora of Kaziranga National park
Kaziranga National park boasts a Very rich and diverse flora. The national parks in india is mostly covered by dense and tall elephant grass. These massive supply of elephant grass are intermixed by little swamplands left behind by the receding floodwaters of the river Brahmaputra. These gorgeous swamplands have an abundant cover of water lilies, water hyacinth and lotus. The plant that breaks the monotony of those grasslands and swamps are large clumps of semi-evergreen fore. Kaziranga is home to approximately 1,855 One-horned rhinos, that creates their greatest population in the world. Besides that, of Indian Elephants, Indian Bison, Swamp Deer or Barasingha, Hog Deer, Sloth Bears, Tigers, Leopard Cats, Jungle Cats, Otters, Hog Badgers, Capped Langurs, Hoolock Gibbons, Wild Boar, Jackal, Wild Buffalo, Pythons, and Monitor Lizards are the other attractions of this park.
There is no better way to see the Forest wildlife than simply taking an elephant safari. Ambling over the grasslands in an elevation of 9-10 feet, you get a spectacular view. In addition, you feel comfortable at the same time secure once you spot a tiger a from such a distance. Make your reservations well in advance as elephant safaris are extremely popular and has completely booked very soon, especially during the peak season.
We recommend you to try out jeep Safari at least once, preferably through the day. Equipped with the set of binoculars, water and head gear, prepare for the ride which takes you deep within the woods, where you might encounter with the herds of wild elephants or the tiger returning to kill.
Widen your exploration of this Park with a walking tour to the jungle. Appreciate the beauty of the lavish woods filled environs, venture through the lush coffee and rubber plantations of the nearby Karbi Anglong or make a trip to the Kabir villages and experiences the different lifestyle of the tribal inhabited there.
Birdwatchers have a cure in Store in the Midrange National Park. You will see richness of birds and prosperity of silence at the park. Take out your binoculars and participate in birding.