Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park - A Tiger Reserve
The UNESCO World Heritage Site in Assam
Kaziranga National Park is located partly in the Golaghat district and partly in the Nagaon district of Assam, India. It is the oldest park in Assam which covers an area of 430 sq. km along the river Brahmaputra on the North and the Karbi Anglong hills on the South.
Kaziranga Park has the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006. It was also declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Kaziranga was declared as the National Park in the year 1974. It is known to have the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses. Besides this, it also gives shelter to a variety of other mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds.
Best Time to visit Kaziranga National Park
The best season to visit Kaziranga National Park is from November to April.
How to reach Kaziranga National Park
The nearest airports are at Guwahati, which is 217 kms away from the Kaziranga Park, and the other is at Rowraia (Jorhat), which is 96 kms away. The nearest railway station is Furkating, situated 75 kms away from Kaziranga National Park.
To see other famous wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, check out: Famous National Parks in India.