Kaziranga National Park is a renowned wildlife hub spread across the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam. This sanctuary hosts two-thirds of the world's great one-horned rhinoceroses and is thus, visited by wildlife enthusiasts from all parts of the world. Kaziranga National park covers an area of 430 square kilometre flourishing with elephant-grass meadows, marshy lagoons and thick forest cover. Here you get a chance to spot over 2200 Indian one-horned rhinoceros which look beautiful in a unique way. �The park was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985.
Apart from its remarkable population of one-horned rhinoceros, the park also acts home to elephants, wild water buffalo and swamp deer. Tiger population in the Kaziranga National park is also impressive which earned it the title of Tiger Reserve in 2006. Bird species in this park are jaw-dropping. It has a designated Bird Area by BirdLife International to preserve avifaunal species. Come here and be ready to spot white-fronted goose, ferruginous duck and Baer's pochard duck apart from migratory birds like Asian Openbill stork. �
This diverse park has been divided into four major zones:
Kaziranga Park remains closed between 01 May and 31 Oct for the visitors every year. Thus, travellers must visit here from November to April. Summer months of April and May are dry and windy here when most animals flock at water bodies to gratify their thirst for water. Winter months from November to February are great to relish beautiful sights of the wild amidst mind and pleasant climate. Chances of seeing rhinos increase during winters as the grass burn off, thus, clearing the view.
Kaziranga National park offers both jeep safaris and elephant safaris:
Jeep Safari Timings:
Elephant Safari Timings
By Air: Agartala Airport, having direct connections with Kolkata and Guwahati, serves the state of Tripura.�
By Train: The nearest railway station to Tripura is Kumarghat, around 140kms away.
By Road: Travelers can find decent number of state and private buses to reach all parts of Tripura from adjoining cities.