Kaziranga National Park is located in the northeast Indian state of Assam. It spreads across the flood plains of the Brahmaputra River, forests & the grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world's largest population of Indian one-horned rhinos. It's visited by many rare migratory birds, and gray pelicans roost near Kaziranga village. It is one of those rare national parks in India, where you can see the Big Five mammals - Indian Rhinos, Asiatic Elephants, Royal Bengal Tigers, Swamp Deer and Water Buffalo. The name Kaziranga have derived from the words KAZI means GOAT and RANGAI means Red - the Land of Red Goats (Deer) in Karbi language of Assam. In the year 1974, it was declared as a National Park. Later in 1985, UNESCO declared Kaziranga as World Heritage Site.
The National Park is best known for Asiatic One Horned Rhino which can be seen if you book a Kaziranga Elephant Safari Package Tour. NatureWings - the DMC and best North East Package Tour expert arrange and provide best Elephant Safari in Kaziranga. For booking or more info please contact our Kaziranga Tour Expert at +91-98311-43505
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Location of Kaziranga: Golaghat and Nagaon District
Area of Kaziranga National Park: 430 km2 (170 sq mi)
Nearest city: Golaghat, Nagaon, Forkating
Established: 1904, 117 years ago
Kaziranga Elephant Safari Package Tour Duration : 4 Nights / 5 Days
Destinations Covered in this Assam Kaziranga Tour Package : Kaziranga National Park 3N | Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary 1N
Pickup & Drop : Guwahati Airport [GAU] / Guwahati Railway Station [GHY]
During your Elephant Safari in Kaziranga National Park you can see One-Horned Rhinoceros, Asiatic water buffalo, Eastern swamp deer, Indian elephants, gaur, sambar, wild boar, hog deer, Bengal tigers, leopards, jungle cat, fishing cat, leopard cat, Indian gray mongoose, small Indian mongooses, large Indian civet, small Indian civets, Bengal fox, golden jackal, sloth bear, Chinese pangolin, Indian pangolins, hog badger, Chinese ferret badgers, flying squirrel etc.
Kaziranga is like a heaven for birders. Different species of birds that can be seen here are Great Indian hornbill, wreathed hornbill, lesser white-fronted goose, ferruginous duck, Baer's pochard duck, lesser adjutant, greater adjutant, black-necked stork, Asian openbill stork, Blyth's kingfisher, white-bellied heron, Dalmatian pelican, spot-billed pelican, Nordmann's greenshank, black-bellied tern, marsh babblers, common baya weaver, threatened Finn's weavers, Hodgson's bushchat, bristled grassbird, black-breasted parrotbill, rufous-vented grass babbler etc.
|Name of Animals||No. (Approx)|
|Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros||2401|
|Wild Asian water Buffalo||1666|
|Eastern Swamp Deer||468|
|Indian Muntjac / Barking Deer||120|
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Please Note : Each member opting for Elephant Safari in Kaziranga and Jeep Safari in Kaziranga should carry original voter card or Passport or Driving license (Pan card and Aadhar Card are not valid) along with four copies of Xerox and 3 copies of passport size photographs. In case of child you can carry School ID proof and Birth certificate along with photographs.
You should book your Kaziranga Tour Package during the winter holidays. You can visit to Kaziranga anytime between the end of November and the first week of April. Beginning in early November and lasting through the end of March, winter in the North East is really long providing good opportunities for winter vacation. During winter these areas experience pleasant and travel friendly weather. In winter, the temperature in Kaziranga varies from a high of 24 degrees Celsius to a low of 6 degrees Celsius. When you explore this sanctuary on an elephant safari, the long, sprawling, swampy plain of Kaziranga appears beautiful in the wintertime mist. The greatest way to explore Kaziranga is on an elephant's back because it doesn't follow a set route and can get you into some areas that a jeep cannot. Jeep Safari is equally fantastic during the winter months. Reserve an open-hood jeep and tour some of the greatest ranges that provide close-up views of Kaziranga's spectacular wildlife. Jeep safaris in Kaziranga can be a little bit dusty, but they are still fun.
Even if the weather is hot and muggy, summer is still a fantastic season to visit Kaziranga. As this huge, open area receives a lot of rain and is annually flooded by the mighty Brahmaputra River, monsoon is not the best season to book any Kaziranga Packages. Monsoon season brings a halt to both human and animal life here. Therefore, it is best to avoid the Kaziranga Tour Plan from the first of June to the last week of September.
The Central zone of the Kaziranga National Park is the prime zone for the ecotourism in the Kaziranga forest. The entry gate to the central zone is situated just about two km from the National Highway passing through the village of Kohora.
You can enjoy both like Kaziranga Elephant Safari and Kaziranga Jeep Safari in this range but this range is best for Jeep Safari. The Jeep safari in the central zone of Kaziranga National Park is organized in the two shifts. You are not allowed to get down from the Jeep Safari in Kaziranga or Elephant Safari in Kaziranga in between your forest safari. The Jeep safari offers you some spectacular sighting of the Rhinos grazing or wallowing in the large grassland, a herd of elephants with having the adorable baby elephants to big old elephants in the herd, and many other species of the wild flora and fauna of this tourism zone.
The landscape of the Bagori ecotourism range of the Kaziranga National Park spreads in the western region of the forest and considered the best zone for the wildlife sighting. People can enjoy Elephant and Jeep Safari both in this range. But this range is best for Elephant Safari because Elephant can give you a better view of One-horned Rhinos & other wildlife. The zone has the magnificently beautiful landscape with an abundance of wildlife species and lush greenery. The entry gate of the Western zone is located in the village of Bagori. The western range in Kaziranga is famous for long grown trees and elephant can easily navigate through the long range of trees and small stream to reach very close to the home of famous One-Horne Rhinos.
The Elephant Safari in Kaziranga allows only four tourists and a mahaout at a time. The safari charges include riding charges, and entrance fee. Camera fee is optional and you need to pay if you are carrying. One has to be at the pick-up point through a jeep in order to take the elephant ride. You will return back in the similar way.
The Agartoli Range of the Kaziranga National Park spreads in the eastern side of the park along the National Highway nearby the Agartoli village. This zone is famous among the adventure-loving wildlife tourists and wildlife photographers as the zone is enriched with the raw natural beauty and wildlife species.
There is no elephant safari in this zone so you have to rely only on the Jeep safari to explore the eastern zone of the Kaziranga.
The Burhapahaar tourism zone of Kaziranga is located around 30 km from the central zone of Kaziranga National Park. The entry gate of this zone is situated in the village of Ghorakati on the National Highway and the first zone on the way to Kaziranga from Guwahati by road.
In this zone you can avail the Kaziranga Jeep Safari to explore the park as well as trekking is also allowed in this zone. The Jeep safari starting point is the Rhinoland Park in the Ghorakati from where you can catch your Jeep Safari for this zone.
The hilly landscape with the dense greenery makes this zone the best for the bird lovers. The trekking in this zone has its own charm and is a very enriching experience to explore the forest at so close.
|Indian||Western Range (Bagori)||INR 1000|
|Foreigner||Central Range (Kohora)||INR 2100|
NOTE : Elephant Safari at the Kohora Range (Central) in Kaziranga National Park is reserved only for Foreign nationals and VIPs from India while the Bagori Safari Range (Western) offers Elephant Rides for Indian Nationals.
|Range||Vehicle||Entry Fee/Indian||Entry Fee/Foreigner|
|Central Range (Kohora)||INR 2700 (Incl Road Toll)||INR 100||INR 650|
|Western Range (Bagori)||INR 2800 (Incl Road Toll)||INR 100||INR 650|
|Eastern Range (Agaratoli)||INR 3200 (Incl Road Toll)||INR 100||INR 650|
Meet and Greet at Guwahati Airport [GAU] / Guwahati Station [GHY] for your Kaziranga Elephant Safari Package Tour and transfer to Kaziranga. Covering an area of 430 sq-kms, this world known national park is inhabited by the world's largest population of Asiatic One-Horned Rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds. A per census 2018 by the Forest Department of Assam Government, there are now approx 2400 rhinos. In 1985, this park was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its unique natural environment.
On arrival check in your pre booked resort or hotel and refresh. This day is free for leisure. Post lunch you can visit nearby area of the park, or you can visit Kaziranga National Park Orchid and Biodiversity Park explore local people, their life style, try local Assamese food like Pitha made with black rice and jaggery, Peda, and most importantly Assamese Pan. In the evening you can arrange Karbi Bamboo Dance in the resort or bon fire with grill chicken and enjoy the night with songs and dance. Overnight Stay at Hotel / Resort at Kaziranga National Park.
After early wake-up (6 am), we will take you to the riding point for Kaziranga Elephant Safari in the Western Range which is known as Bagori Range. It is approx one hour safari and in a day two times it happens. First Elephant Safari starts at 6.30am and second at 8.30am.
Point to be noted that Bagori Range is best for elephant safari and there is no Elephant Safari in Kaziranga National Park in the evening.
Let's proceed for your much awaited safari on the back of trained elephant which generally carry 4 guests at a time with Mahoot. Soon after the safari start, you can watch the famous One-Horn Rhino within the jungle from stone throwing distance. If your luck favors, you can view other animals also like hog deer, water buffalo, wild boar, spotted deer and even tiger also. Explore the safari at its best. Enjoy the wild beauty at proximity like never before.
After the elephant safari, return to the Resort. Relax and freshen up. After lunch, drive to Kaziranga Central Range or Kohra Range for the Kaziranga Jeep Safari. The Central zone of the Kaziranga National Park is the prime zone for ecotourism in the Kaziranga forest. The entry gate to the central zone is situated just about two km from the National Highway passing through the village of Kohora. The Kaziranga Jungle Safari offers you some spectacular sightings of the Rhinos grazing or wallowing in the large grassland, a herd of elephants with the adorable baby elephants to big old elephants in the herd, and many other species of the wild flora and fauna of this tourism zone. Post safari, on the way returns to hotel you can visit local tea garden. Can experience tea leaves collecting and take some pictures in the tea garden. Evening is free for leisure. You can arrange Bihu Dance Show in the resort and shake your legs too with the dancers. Exhausted after day long activity, letâ€™s go to sleep after dinner.
In the morning after breakfast set out for Agratoli Range or Eastern Range exploration in Kaziranga National Park where you can find plenty of Indian Rhinoceros grazing happily. The Park sustains half the world's population of genetically pure Wild Water Buffaloes, over 1000 Wild elephants and perhaps the densest population of Royal Bengal Tiger anywhere. After jungle safari, take a break, stroll around the park or have a forest walk. Know the wildness of this park from proximity.
Later enjoy your lunch in local restaurant with authentic Assamese cuisine like Khar, Masor Tenga, Aloo Pitika, Duck meat curry, Ou Tenga, Paror Mangxo etc. Then with tummy full either you can set out for second trip jeep safari or can opt for birding. Here to mention that Kaziranga National Park is bird watcher's paradise and home to some 500 species of Birds like Crested Serpent Eagle, Palla's Fishing Eagle, Grey-headed Fishing Eagle, Swamp Partridge, Bar-headed goose, whistling Teal, Bengal Florican, Storks, Herons and Pelicans are some of the species found here.
Other families of birds can be found here are Great Indian Hornbill and Wreathed Hornbill, Marsh Babbler, Baya Weaver, Finn's weaver, White-throated bush chat, Bristled grassbird etc.
Kaziranga is home for two of the largest snakes in the world - the reticulated python and rock python. Other snakes can be found here are the king cobra, Indian cobra, monocled cobra, Russell's viper and the common krait. Other reptiles that you can see are Monitor lizard, Bengal monitor, Asian water monitor, Assam roofed turtle, the brown tortoise etc. All these herbivores and carnivores can be seen if you book this Kaziranga Elephant Safari Package and Kaziranga Jeep Safari Package with NatureWings - The Best North East Package Tour specialist.
After full day excursion of Agratoli Range, evening drive back to the hotel. Rest of the time is free for leisure. Spend the night with your own preferred activity. Dinner and Overnight stay at Kaziranga National Park.
After Breakfast, check out of the Hotel & transfer to Jorhat. Visit Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary.
Located around 20 km from the main town, this isolated wildlife sanctuary is famous for its Hoolock Gibbon population. Surrounded by the Brahmaputra River on one side and with tea gardens everywhere else, this is a good enclosure for the 40 or so species of Hoolock Gibbons that reside here.
Apart from the Gibbon, one can see Capped Langur, Stump-Tailed Macaque, Pigtail Macaque, Assamese Macaque, Rhesus Macaque and Slow Loris, Elephant and so many other species of animals here. Overnight Stay at Jorhat.
In the morning after breakfast, check out from your hotel & then transfer to Guwahati Airport / Rly. Stn. with sweet memories & cherish your memories forever...
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Kaziranga National Park is a world famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. This park is famous for the Great Indian one horned rhinoceros. As of now there are more or less 2000 rhinos which can be seen with a safari tour. Established in 1908 as a reserved forest, this park was designated as a game reserve in 1916 and as a wildlife sanctuary in 1950. Later in 1974 it was declared as National Park.
The best time to visit Kaziranga is anywhere from November to April. Since the whole of Assam receives a major rainfall in the monsoon and the pre-monsoon time of the year, the Kaziranga National Park floods in the months of June, July and August. No wonder the rhinos love bathing and staying in water during these months. The water starts receding in September and October and the place is open to tourism from November again. So, if you have a plan for Kaziranga Tour, Book your Kaziranga Package package within End of October to early March. From end of March to early July it will be very hot, windy and not suitable for any kind of Safari which are the main attractions in Kaziranga. Scorching Sun and dusty wind may ruin your safari. So avoid summer and monsoon in Kaziranga and book your package in winter from NatureWings - The best Kaziranga Tour Operator from Guwahati.
By Air : If you want to travel Kaziranga by FLight, there are two nearest airports which are Guwahati International Airport [GAU] and Jorhat Airport [JRH], located at a distance of 217 km and 97 km respectively from 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 for the Kaziranga Safari Tour. From the Airports, you can further use the roadways to reach the park. So the booking the Kaziranga Package Tour from Guwahati is the best option.
By Train : If travelers choose to reach Kaziranga, the nearest railway station will be Furkating which is located at a distance of 75 km from the park. The station can be reached from major cities like Guwahati, Kolkata, New Delhi, etc. However, travelers can also use the other nearest railway stations like Guwahati railway station and Jorhat railway station located at a distance of 240 km and 90 km respectively. Both these railway stations are the major railway stations of the Northeast railways.
By Road : The main gate of the Kaziranga Park is situated in a small Kohora town which 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, Tinsukia, Sivasagar, etc. by the state transport buses or the privately run buses and minibusses. So to reach the park, first, you can reach Guwahati & Jorhat and then use the roadways to reach the park conveniently.
One can enjoy the main attractions of Kaziranga by Jeep, which is usually accompanied by a guide or escort. Jeep Safari in Kaziranga is a wonderful ride through which one can explore tigers, one horned rhinoceros, wild buffaloes, elephants, herd of deer, pythons, and many other mammals & birds as well. You can book safari permit by directly visiting the Kaziranga zone offices but unavailability of permit is a usual scenario, the best way to consult NatureWings to book the safari for you in advance so that you can enjoy the safari conveniently without any hassles when you will reach there on your scheduled date.
There are two options to explore Kaziranga National Park - Jeep Safari and Elephant Safari. Jeep safari is the simple and affordable, while elephant safari is much more exciting option. It is mostly depends on the choice of the tourists but NatureWings suggest to try both safaries available in Kaziranga.
Elephant Safari in Kaziranga takes you through the Kohora, Mihimukh, Arimarah, Hole Path and Bagori or western zone. Western zone is highly recommended Safari Zone in Kaziranga where there is strong probability of spotting tiger and most famous one-horned rhinos.
Elephant can traverse into the deep jungles to reach very close to the place where mainly Rhino resides, and Jeep Safari requires muddy forest roads to traverse inside the Jungles, so to watch the Rhinos more closely, Obviously Kaziranga Elephant Safari is a better choice.
The Elephant Safari in Kaziranga can be booked at the two centres at the two safari zones which are the Central zone, also known as Kohora zone, at Kohora and the Western zone at the Bagori. At both the centres, the permits for the elephant safari can be obtained depending on the availability. The elephant safari is organized only in the morning time in the two shifts or sometime three shifts for one hour from 05:00 am to 06:00 am, 06:00 am to 07:00 am and 07:00 am to 08:00 am. The third shift (07-08 am) is organized only if there are more tourists who cannot be accommodated in the earlier two shifts. So, the third shift is optional and depends on the park authority to organize or not. For the Elephant Safari in the Western Zone of Kaziranga, the safari permits can be obtained from the range-office at Bagori and for the Elephant Safari in the Central Zone of Kaziranga, the safari permits can be obtained from the centenary convention centre at Kohora. The western zone is considered as the best zone for the elephant safari and most of the tourists choose this zone for the maximum enjoyment of the elephant safari in the dense forest of Kaziranga. You can book elephant safari permit by directly visiting the Kaziranga zone offices but unavailability of permit is a usual scenario, the best way for a Confirm Elephant Safari Booking in Kaziranga you can contact NatureWings to book the safari for you in advance so that you can enjoy the safari conveniently without any hassles when you will reach there on your scheduled date.
Yes. Kaziranga is one of those rare national parks in India, where you can see the big five mammals - Indian Rhinos, Asiatic Elephants, Royal Bengal Tigers, Swamp Deer and Water Buffalo. There are approximately 86 tigers in the area but due to the tall elephant grass, it's hard to spot them.
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We visited North East, mainly Kaziranga and Shillong, Cherapunji with NatureWings in last December with my family and friends. We were looking for the North East Package Tour in internet and got the NatureWings name along with few others. After going through their numerous reviews and their proposal we found they are the best specialist company for North East Package. After Availing their service, we are very happy and fully confident that we have chosen the right partner for North East Tour. In our group, we have 3 families with 4 kids and kids were particularly excited about the Kaziranga Jungle Safari to see the One-Horn rhino from the stone throwing distance. Our tour started from Guwahati and first we visited Kaziranga National Park. In Kaziranga Western Range, we took the early morning Kaziranga Elephant Safari. It was an amazing experience as through elephant safari in Kaziranga Western range, we went to very close to the One-horn Rhino teams. In the afternoon we went to Kaziranga Central Range for the Kaziranga Jeep Safari. In the open hood Jeep, we entered into the central range, which is consists of mainly tall grass and we could locate Rhinos from little bit distance. Our Kids were extremely happy to enjoy the both Kajiranga Jungle Safari. From Kaziranga we went to shilong and Cherapunji, where we have enjoyed all the sightseeing including Dawki River and Seven Sister Falls. Our Special thanks to Mr. Sandip Raha, Director NatureWings and his entire North East Team who made our trip perfectly flawless and memorable. We will certainly take their help in future travel and recommend to others too.
We have taken Kaziranga and Arunachal Trip through NatureWings in this year January month. It was Nine Nights trip with my three friends and their families. Our trip includes Kaziranga, Tawang, Dirang, Bomdila and Bhalukpong. We are from Mumbai and we got the reference of NatureWings from one of my close friend, who took the North East Package from NatureWings last year and suggested me to take the Kaziranga Package Tour along with Arunachal with NatureWings only as they were extremely happy with NatureWings Service. So after a discussion, we did lots of customization as our choice and they revised the itinerary happily so many times. We have planned for Kaziranga Jungle Safari for long and our first day was in Kaziranga Jungle and on the next day early morning we took the famous Kaziranga Elephant Safari. It was only once in a life time experience as we could see the One Horn Rhinos just from few metre distance. In the afternoon, we took the Kaziranga Jeep Safari in the central range and that too was great experience. We stayed in a nice resort close to Kaziranga Western Range and resort was very beautiful with nice ambience, food and service were extremely good. Next day, we started for Western Aurnachal and we visited Bomdila, Tawang, Diranga and Bhalukpong and overall Arunachal experience was also very good. Thank you NatureWings for providing best experience in our North East Package.
We had visit the Kaziranga forest with Naturewings this January and it was an awesome experience. Kaziranga Sanctuary has a variety of flora and fauna, the one horn rhino, tiger and elephants could be seen from here, with a variety of birds. We woke up early in the morning that day for the Kaziranga elephant safari, it was about an hour we had the trip. We had the luck to see the Rhinos just at a few meters of distance from us. After finishing the safari we had a great breakfast at our hotel (which was booked by Naturewings team) and went for a drive to the part of the Kaziranga, Kaziranga Central range to enjoy the Jeep Safari in Kaziranga through the dense forest. NatureWings has arranged everything perfectly for Kaziranga Jungle Safari and we had a really good time there and highly satisfied with service of NatureWings. Will recommend all of my friends or family to go with them only.
Kaziranga is the best place to spot endangered One Horned Rhino. This sanctuary is divided in 4 ranges and the western and central ranges are the best to spot the Rhinos. It has to be done through the Kaziranga Jeep Safari in central range or the Kaziranga Elephant Safari in western range which anyone will love to go for. The elephant safari gets start by 5.30 in the morning and tickets were arranged by Naturewings team. We had a zeep safari so got a chance to see the lush greenery of the dense forest from the close. We spotted the tiger from a long distance luckily and got the glimpse of the famous one horn rhino. The best part of the trip is we avail the full service of Naturewings which was extremely satisfactory and hassle free. We thank Mr. Raha and his team for all their help and making our trip memorable.
Remarkable Experience, It was my first visit with NatureWings to Shillong, Cherapunji & most importantly Kaziranga National Park in the mid Feb. The best part to highlight is about Kaziranga Elephant Safari in Bagori Range though we have experience both Kaziranga Jeep Safari & Elephant Safari. But Elephant Safari was really unforgettable; It gives us better view of One-horned Rhino, dense forest & other wildlife. We must suggest all to visit Kaziranga National park and experience Kaziranga Jungle Safari and get the experience of staying at the forest. Last but not the least, I would like to give special thanks to NatureWings team who just haven't book the perfect hotels and all other arrangements, they have taken care of every small points and organised perfectly which made our trip a remarkable one.
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