Kaziranga National Park & Tiger Reserve authority started the much awaited Elephant safari from today onwards. The National Park Officials have initially allowed booking for only 37 seats. The park authorities have informed that they have been strictly following the COVID-19 protocols as they welcomed the tourists. Wearing masks and sanitising hands have been made compulsory and tourists are also asked to maintain social distancing.
The visitors were really looking forward to enjoying a tour of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve on an elephant as it received 100% booking on the very first day of reopening. Elephant safari is one of the biggest tourists’ attractions and with its resumption, the park officials are hopeful that the inflow of tourists will increase by a large extent. The elephant safaris starts very early in the morning and continues for one or 1/2 hours. It is one of the best ways to explore the wide varieties of wildlife in the Kaziranga National Park.
The UNESCO World Heritage site Kaziranga National Park has been closed for tourists since March in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic situation and floods. The park reopened on October 1 with jeep safari in Kohora range of the park. The park authorities have informed that tourists from both within the state and from around the country as well as foreign tourists have been thronging in. The turnout of visitors has been pretty significant and encouraging.