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The charm of wilderness at Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park

The Kaziranga National Park is situated in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, in the foothills of Mikir near Brahmaputra’s southern bank. Kaziranga has attained its status which is more than a National Park; it is now a well acclaimed Heritage Site of the World, which provides a picturesque view of the wildlife habitats located in the Southern Asia. This is an ideal location for the individuals who possess the streaks of the wildlife buffs. The rich flora as well as fauna provides an enthralling and lifetime experience to the tourists.

A brief about the National Park

Whenever the thought of conservation of the one horned Rhinoceros strikes the mind of any individual, the one name which pops in is the Kaziranga National Park. Nearly two-thirds of the population of the rhinoceros can be seen in this National Park. In 1985, the National Park attained the status of being the World Heritage Site. Not only had the rhinoceros found their natural habit in this place, but also the Royal Bengal Tigers. The highest number of Royal Bengal Tigers of India is found in Kaziranga. This is the reason; it attained the status of a Tiger Reserve in the year 2007. The entire National Park is spread over an area of 430 sq. km and flaunts an ecosystem which is diversified in each and every sense.

Amazing wilderness

The charm of the Kaziranga has crossed each and every boundary and has now become synonymous with the abode of one-horned Rhinoceros. There are wetlands, woodlands and grasslands located here, which act as a support element for the growing population of Swamp Deer, Elephants, Hog Deer, Civet Cats, Water Buffalo, and Leopard Cats etc. The temperature of the region mostly fluctuates within the range of 5’C – 37’C, and thus provide the ideal climate as well as temperature for survival of many rarely seen and heard birds such as Lesser White fronted Goose, Blyth’s Kingfisher, Spotted Pelican, Baer’s Poached Duck, White-Bellied Heron and Grey headed fish Eagle, to name a few.

The wildlife enthusiasts particularly fall in the love with the ambience and the colors of the presence of the wildlife in this region. The Eco diversity which is seen in this region is not only mesmerizing, but also, educative in each and every sense. A lot of rides such as Elephant ride, jeep safari etc. are organized on a regular basis to make the tourists aware with the charm of the flora as well as fauna of this region.

When to visit

The winter season is considered as the ideal time for paying a visit to Kaziranga. The cool climate acts as a great booster for encountering in the wildlife in this region. There is the presence of some great resorts, hotels and lodges in this region, which can provide a comfortable stay to the tourists. There are restaurants which provide multi cuisine dishes and thus allow the tourists to taste the Assamese delicacy.

Some useful tips when you visit Kaziranga

Here are some brief pointers which must be considered while planning a trip to Kaziranga:

  • To refrain from facing a disappointment, make sure to book the elephant rides and jeep safaris beforehand.
  • Dolphin watch near the Brahmaputra is one of the exotic experiences.
  • The winters usually bring with them cruises down the River Brahmaputra. In case you make a visit during winters, get on the cruise.
  • Make sure to book the lodging place in advance.


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