Far from the madding crowd & in the midst of quiet abode of nature is this place called Kaziranga. This place is worth visiting. The iconic Kaziranga National Park in Assam will reopen from October 21 after being shut since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the monsoon season, officials said. “Kaziranga National Park & Tiger Reserve will be opened for the current tourist season on 21st October 2020. However, due to the inclement weather and road condition inside the National Park, only Jeep Safari at Kaziranga range, Kohora and Western Range, Bagori would be open for tourists.
Elephant ride in Kaziranga National Park will not be allowed for tourists until further notification by the authorities. Kaziranga National Park is one of the major wildlife tourist’s attractions in India. Thousands of travelers from different part of the country and world come here every year to unlock the doors of diverse wildlife and scout the exquisiteness of the natural empire. The perfect topography with a river and its varied grasslands winds through its entire length, Kaziranga promises an adventure that you will never forget.
The tourism of Kaziranga is not just about spotting one of the many one-horned rhinoceros or tigers but also to watch the three giant herbivores that reside in the park called – The Asiatic Elephant, The Swamp Deer and the Asiatic Water Buffaloes. The park has also been demarcated as an important bird area by the Birdlife International in order to promote the conservation of endangered species. Kaziranga National Park is solitary among the foremost national parks in the earth and also famous as the pleasure of the North East India. Situated in the intense geographical place, the park presents a massive range of natural beauty. Kaziranga national park is located fairly in the Golaghat and Nagaon regions of Assam in India. It is also placed beside the Brahmaputra River on the North and the Karbi Anglong mounts on the South India. Edged by fertile tea bushes, Kaziranga National Park offers a splendid scenic sight. Kaziranga National Park is the abode of 37 highways which is passes through the park.
How to reach:
By Air – There are two nearest airports to the park which are Guwahati International Airport and Jorhat Airport, located at the distance of 217 km and 97 km respectively from the park. There are well maintained connecting roads from both the airports to the park. The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, located in Guwahati, is the best option to arrive by air from any corner of India or abroad. At the airport, hire the cab or taxi to visit the park directly or you can go to the Bus stand at the Paltan Bazaar which is around 23 km from the airport, and then take the state owned bus service or private bus to reach the park which will be cheaper than the direct cab or taxi.
By Train – The nearest railway station to Kaziranga Park is Furkating which is located at a distance of 75 km from the park. The station is well connected by many trains to the major railway stations like Guwahati, Kolkata, New Delhi, etc. However, travelers can also use the other nearest railway stations which are the Guwahati railway station and Jorhat railway station located at the distance of 240 km and 90 km respectively. Both these railway stations are the major railway stations of the Northeast railways. From the stations, you can further use the roadways to reach the park by hiring the taxi, cab or bus services.
By Road – The main gate of the Kaziranga Park is situated in a small Kohora town lies on the National Highway NH 37 due to which Kohora is connected to all the major cities of Assam such a Guwahati, Tezpur, Jorhat, Nagaon, Golaghat, Dimapur, Tinisukia, Sivasagar, etc. by the state transport buses or the privately run buses and minibuses. Local transport services also run joining Kohora to other nearby small towns. The nearest major cities like Guwahati and Jorhat connect to the other parts of the country by the air, rail and road route. You can visit these cities and then hire the cab/taxi or take the public buses to reach the park conveniently.