Kaziranga National Park, a famous UNESCO World Heritage site is located in Nagaon and Golaghat districts of Assam on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra River. The park is famous all across the world for the highest density of endangered one-horned rhinoceros. Kaziranga was bestowed with the world heritage site status in the year 1985.
The park consists of around 430 square kilometer tract of low-lying grassland sprinkled with shallow lakes and woodlands. The one-horned rhinoceros found in the park are more than two tons of frightening muscle and tank-like belligerence. Jeep and Elephant safaris are conducted in the park. The tourists can hop onto the back of an elephant and wander into the dense regions of the forests. The wildlife lovers can also enjoy a boat cruise in the Brahmaputra River along the park.
How to reach:
Nearest airport: Jorhat is 90 kms away. There are regular daily flights to Guwahati from both Kolkata and Delhi.
Nearest railway station: Jorhat (90 km.) Furketing (75 km.) and Guwahati (200 km.) are the nearest stations from where the visitors can reach the park conveniently.