Located on the edge of the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot, the Kaziranga National Park combines a high species diversity and an equally high species visibility.
Home to some of India’s largest mammals, Kaziranga boasts a thriving population of one-horned rhino, Asian elephant and Asiatic wild buffalo, as well as the swamp deer known as barasingha, wild boar sloth bear and many others. grasslands, marshes and tropical forests, the vast expanse of the park stretches from the banks of the Brahmaputra River to the dense forests of the Mikir Hills.
Everything appears larger than life at Kaziranga – even some of the largest snakes in the world, including the reticulated and Indian pythons, king cobra and branded krait, are found here. The reserve is also a birdwatcher’s paradise, with almost 500 species encountered here, including many migrants.
- Carry your binocs and lookout for the endangered Hollock Gibbons and birds like the swamp Francolin and Bengal Florican.
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The climate of this region is tropical. Summers are hot and humid and Winters are pleasant. The park is closed from July to early October during monsoon.
- Best time to travelOctober to June
- WildlifeLook out for the endangered Hollock Gibbons and birds like the swamp Francolin and Bengal Florican. One-horned rhino and Asiatic water buffalo are at the Kaziranga National Park.
- LanguagesIndia has over 22 languages spoken across its 28 States and 7 Union Terroteries. However English and Hindi are its official languages. English is spoken and understood across the country.
- Flying to KazirangaThe major gateways into India are New Delhi in the North, Mumbai ( Bombay) in the West, Bangalore and Chennai in the South and Calcutta in the East.
- CurrencyThe currency is the Indian Rupee.
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