Kaziranga Tiger Reserve is a world famous national park in Assam.
It is Golaghat, Karbi Anglong and Nagaon districts of Assam, India is home to two-thirds of the world’s great one-horned rhinoceroses and is a World Heritage Site.
According to the census held in March 2018, the rhino population in Kaziranga National Park is 2,413. That’s a lot of rhinos folks! And it’s not just rhinos that call this park home, it’s also a Tiger Reserve and has the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world.
It’s also home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer, making it a haven for animal lovers.
But Kaziranga National Park isn’t just about the animals, it’s also a vast expanse of tall elephant grass, marshland, and dense tropical moist broadleaf forests, criss-crossed by four major rivers, including the mighty Brahmaputra, and the park includes numerous small bodies of water. It’s a photographer’s paradise and the landscape is absolutely stunning.
Visiting any national park and spotting any animal is sheer luck but a good guide/driver definitely helps. The experience of Kaziranga National Park was always amazing.
One can have safaris in two zone – an evening one in Eastern zone & the morning one in Central zone. Eastern Zone – One can spot Mother and Baby Rhinos and can also have a thill of chased by Rhinos, if they are in that mood. Talk about an adrenaline rush!
Central zone – is closest to all the hotels & resorts and most of the travelers visit this zone.
As with any National Park, your chances of seeing all the wildlife aren’t guaranteed. But from experience, one can definitely see: rhinos, water buffalos, hog deer, wild chickens, elephants, giant tortoise/turtle and an assortment of exotic birds. Less likely: giant water lizard (not sure if that’s the accurate name for them) & tigers.
Regardless, the forest and the excursion through it are fun, and the anticipation of seeing animals in the wild is worth it! So come on down and join us for a wild and wacky adventure in Kaziranga National Park!