While a number of people plan their holidays based on the historical monuments that India has to offer, what they often forget is that there are some amazing natural places that have managed to preserve the marvels of nature which is exquisite and worth taking a look at. The Kaziranga National Park, which is in Assam is one such place that has mesmerizing beauty and worth checking out.
About Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga is one of the oldest National Parks in India which is the largest habitat for the Indian single horned rhinos which are also known as rhinoceros unicorns. This national park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This park was first recognized in 1940, but the park was established in 1974.
Kaziranga has a large population of about 42 varieties of fish, 9 amphibians, 27 reptile species and over 491 species of birds. There are also around 35 species of mammals. There are also a number of tigers, elephants, rhinos, buffalos and swamp deer here. The number of tigers in Kaziranga is the highest in the world.
Things To Do
The best thing to do when in Kaziranga is to take the Safari tour. These jeep safari tours are very popular and take you to all the right places in the park that help you see the best animals and the true beauty of this park. There are safaris that leave from the park itself, so it’s a wise thing to book them in advance. The safaris have fixed timings, so make sure you check the timings before visiting.
There are also some other attractions near the Kaziranga National Park that you can check out. These include Behora which is one of the most popular tea plantation spots in Assam. There is also the Kakochang fall that is a great picnic spot for families.
Best Time To Visit
Kaziranga falls in Assam which has a typical tropical climate. The summers here are very hot and humid. You can visit during summer if you can tolerate the heat. The winters here are moderate during the days, but get very cold at night, so if you prefer this kind of climate then you can come here during winters too. However, it is not advisable to visit during the monsoon since the park tends to get flooded and it is impossible to access certain areas during that time. Ideally, anytime between the months of November to April are perfect to visit the Kaziranga National Park.