Kaziranga

Things to do - general

One of the most sought after wildlife holiday destinations in India, Kaziranga, situated in Golaghat and Nagaon districts in Assam, is famous for its one-horned rhinoceros. The Park, spread over 430 square kilometer, is sprinkled with elephant-grass meadows, swampy lagoons, and dense forests. This is home to over 2200 rhinos.

Kaziranga, formed in 1908 on the recommendation of Mary Curzon, was declared as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1985.

The Park is also home to elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. Tiger population has also been steadily increasing in Kaziranga so much so hat it was declared a tiger reserve in 2006. Leopards, sloth bears and gibbon are also found in the Park.

Kaziranga is also an important bird area. Birds like lesser white-fronted goose, Baer’s pochard duck and lesser adjutant, greater adjutant, black-necked stork, and Asian Open bill stork can be seen here.

Country India
Languages spoken

Local language spoken widely in Kaziranga and all over Assam is Assamese. However, most people related to hospitality industry, directly or indirectly, can manage fair bit of Hindi and some English. Some people can also understand and speak Bengali.

Currency usedIndian Rupee. Some hotels and resorts may choose to accept US dollars, pounds and Euro.
Area (km2)430 square kilometer

Best Time to Visit info

Kaziranga National Park remains closed from 1st May till 31st October every year for the visitors. However, if rains are heavier in April the Park can be closed earlier as well.

Chances of sighting animals during safaris is highest during summer months - from middle of March till April end. Climate is usually dry during this period and animals flocking to water bodies make them easily visible to visitors.

The weather remains quite pleasant during winter months - from November to February end. The climate is mild and dry. Chances of sighting rhinos is easier during these months. Wild elephants are also visible during winters. Visitors can also see wild buffaloes and different deer varieties during this period.

What to do info

Wildlife safari is the best activity one should get involved in Kaziranga. Safaris can be done on jeep as well as elephants.

Jeep Safari Timing:

Morning Jeep Safari: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Afternoon Jeep Safari: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Elephant Safari Timing:

Two elephant safaris are allowed every morning. One elephant safari lasts for an hour. Guests can book a safari in one of the two time slots.

Morning - 05:30 / 06:30
Morning - 06:30 / 07:30

From Kaziranga visitors can do day excursion to Orang National Park, which is around 120km. Visitors can also choose to go to Gibbon Sanctuary, which is located at Hollongapar. A visit to Addabarie Tea Estate is also possible. Kakochang fall, situated some 46km and Deopahar, situated some 51km from Kaziranga can be good sightseeing experiences.

CHR0006 Cherry Hotel Kaziranga

CHR0006 Cherry Hotel Kaziranga

Kaziranga National Park, Kaziranga, Assam, Kaziranga
Price from
2900
Name of the Hotel: CHERRY HOTEL KAZIRANGA Hotel location: 7 Km. from Forest Entry Gate of Kohora (Ce More info

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