Elephant Safari in Kaziranga

Do you want to experience the exhilarating jungle Safari? Are you an adventure lover? If your answer is yes then how about an absolute elephant safari in the tropical semi-evergreen forests, rocky landscapes and tall thickets grass of Kaziranga National Park? Definitely, you will love this great idea to amble over the lowlands at an attitude of 9-10 ft high. Elephant safari in Kaziranga is the best way to observe the breathtaking view of the mysterious wild jungle, world famous one-horned Rhinos and numerous variety of flora and fauna. There is no alternative way to relish the fascinating wildlife tour than taking ride on a majestic elephant.

Elephant Safari tour is a fabulous selection of itineraries aimed for people who wish to see the forests of varied topography and capture a glimpse of wild animals more closely. Since the maximum area of the park is easily accessible so one could closely see the herds of one-horned rhinos roaming around. It gives you a chance to view animals in their natural habitat at close quarters and thus the rich fauna of Kaziranga coverts your trip into the rewarding experience.

Elephant Safari Zones in Kaziranga National Park :

Kaziranga National Park also called as the "Hotspot of Biodiversity" has the total extent of 430 square kilometers. The park is split into four zones but the elephant safari is organized in the two zones only: the Central or Kaziranga range and the Western or Bagori range. Elephant rides timing and routes are decided by the park management. The park authority retains the right to change the timing and routes. Usually, guests prefer to take safari in the western zone where they will have chance to get close view of the rhinos. Do not make any perception about a particular zone because all zones take you to the heart of the park and there is no such bad zone. Every zone is unique in term of forests, grasslands, density of mammals & bird, land topography, terrains etc.

  • Central Range or Kaziranga Range: The starting point of the central range is Mihimukh riding tower. Guests can take elephant safari in this range maximum for one hour. Safari rides passes through the Dagland and Foliomari area. The designated safari routes for central range is : (Mihimukh - Kathpora -Daphlang - Diffolu River Bank -Mona Beel - Karasing & back).
  • Western Range or Bagori: The starting point of this famous economic zone is at Bagori headquarter. Usually, guests prefer to take safari in the western zone where they will have chance to get close view of the one-horned rhinos. The designated safari routes: (Ongabeel -Rouman - Rajapukhuri -Monabeel & back).

Elephant Safari Range

1st Morning Session

2nd Morning Session

Central Zone (Kohora)

05:00 to 06:00 AM

06:00 to 07:00 AM

Western Range (Bagori)

05:00 to 06:00 AM

06:00 to 07:00 AM

Safari Booking Details :

The elephant safari can be booked at the two centers at the two safari zones which are the Central zone, also known as Kaziranga zone, at Kohora and the Western zone at the Bagori. At both the centers, the permits for the elephant safari can be obtained without any hurdle. The elephant safari is organized only in the morning time in the 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, the safari permits can be obtained from the range-office at Bagori and for the elephant safari in the central zone, the safari permits can be obtained from the centenary convention center 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 or you can consult us to book the safari for you in advance so that you can enjoy the safari conveniently without any hurdle when you will reach there on your scheduled date.

An Ideal Itinerary for Elephant Safari in Kaziranga :


Day 01: Arrive Guwahati :- On arrival at Guwahati airport/ Railway station you will be transferred to Kaziranga National Park by surface in a comfortable vehicle. The approximate distance between Guwahati to Kaziranga is 230 Kms and it takes 05 hrs to reach by road. Arrive Kaziranga and first complete check-in procedure at the hotel. Enjoy hot lunch and rest of the day you can utilize in visiting local villages or nearby sightseeing. Dinner will be served at the hotel, overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 02: Kaziranga Elephant Safari Sightseeing: Early morning get ready for the elephant safari from the hotel to western range which is a part of Kaziranga National Park. Morning safari (05:00 AM to 06:00 AM) is considered good for wildlife viewing. Enjoy the beauty of Kaziranga Jungle and experience its wonderful sights, while capturing the glimpses of varied flora & fauna. This haven is nothing less than paradise for nature lover and wildlife enthusiasts. Back to hotel for lunch, dinner & overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 03: Departure : Enjoy a comfortable night at the hotel and get up early in the morning. Feel fresh and have a breakfast and drive back to Destination. Reach Guwahati airport or railway station to catch flight or train for onward journey.