The park is famous for one horned rhinoceros that can be seen here in its natural habitat.
By Air : Airport is situated at Guwahati (217kms) and Jorhat(97kms) from Kaziranga National Park.
By Road : Kaziranga park is well connected by road and national highway NH 37 passes at Kohora where the main gate of the park is located.
By Rail : Furkating is the nearest railhead and is located 75 km away from the park.
Vegetation comprises of grassland, tropical deciduous and evergreen forest. Elephant grasses, water lilies, water hyacinth and lotus doubles the beauty of the park. Albizia procera, Duabanga grandiflora, Lagerstroemia speciosa, Crateva unilocularis, Sterculia urens, Grewia serrulata, Mallotus philippensis, Bridelia retusa, Aphania rubra, Leea indica, L. Umbraculifera, Bombax ceiba, Dillenia indica, Careya arborea and Emblica officinalis are the species of trees which are found here.
One-horned Rhinos, Elephants and Wild Buffalos are the major attractions of this National park. Leopards, Barasinghas, Pygmy Hog, Sloth Bears, Leopard Cats, Chital, Para, Gibbons, Hog Deer, Barking Deer, Sambar,Capped Langur, Rock Python, Monitor Lizards,Wild Boar, Jungle Cats, Otters, Hog Badgers, Water buffalos, The Ganges Dolphins, Otters, Rock Pythons Turtles are the major wildlife which can be seen in this park.
The park boasts of housing 300 species of native and migratory bird. Some of the migratory birds which can be commonly seen in the winter months are Bar-Headed Goose, Ruddy Shelduck, Falcated Duck, Graylag Geese, Gadwall, and Red-Crested Pochard. Other native birds which draws tourists to this park are the Swamp Partridge, Red Junglefowl, Black Kite, Brahminy Kite,White-cheeked Partridge, Blue-breasted Quail, Black-Shouldered Kite, Fulvous Whistling-duck, Greater White-fronted Goose, Bar-headed Goose, Himalayan Griffon, Grey-Headed Fishing Eagle, Grey Peacock Pheasant, Pallas's Fishing Eagle, Rose-breasted Parakeet, Oriental Honey Buzzard and White Tailed Eagle.
It is famous for coffee and rubber plantations. Visitors can also visit Karbi village and interact with the villagers.
There are other places near the park which must be visited such as the tea gardens of Hathkuli, Methoni, Behora, the Kakochang waterfalls, ruins in Numaligarh and towers created by the forest department in Sohola, Mihimukh, Kathpara, Foliamari and Harmoti to see the varied wildlife.
It is situated on the banks of the river Brahmaputra in an area of 430 sq kms in the north eastern state of Assam.
This park attracts visitors mostly in winters especially from November to April.
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