Kaziranga National Park is a national park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India. Kaziranga National Park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is famous worldwide for achieving success in the conservation of the one horned Indian Rhinoceros. Besides, it also provides habitat for a number of threatened species and migratory birds. The sanctuary is one of the few known habitats of one horned rhinoceros.
Spread over 430sq. km, this national park is gifted with a wide variety of flora and fauna. Some of the fauna found here includes great Indian one horned rhino, pigmy hog, royal Bengal tiger, elephant, swamp deer, gangetic dolphin, wild buffalo and golden langur, besides others. The forests of Kaziranga can be broadly divided into three major types – Riparian Fringing Forest, Dillenia Swamp Forest and Assam Alluvial Plains Semi-evergreen Forest.
Wildlife safari in the national park brings visitors’ close to wild beasts, birds and rare flora and fauna. The wilderness is perfect for thrilling adventures. Embark on wildlife spotting on elephant’s back. There are numerous forest lodges and resorts that offer the perfect mix of relaxation and adventures. The best time to visit the park is between November to April. The week-long Kaziranga Elephant Festival held in December is also ideal for visit.