Kaziranga National Park Travel Information

Sheltering a major portion of world's population of Rhinos, Kaziranga lies partly in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam. The park is one among the five natural UNESCO world heritage sites in India. Providing home the great Indian one-horned Rhinos and many other exotic species of mammals, Kaziranga is one of the most sought after destinations for the wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. The park has been recognized as conservation framed area for the numerous exotic species including the pride of state called one-horned Rhinos. Birdlife International has outlined the major portion of the park as Important Birding Area (IBA) for conservation of avifaunal species. Some of the other rarely found animals and species that can be seen here like Civet cats, Swamp Deer, Hoolock Gibbons, Tigers etc. The vast topography of the Jungle is covered with deciduous forest, plush flora that includes tall elephant grass, dense tropical moist broad leaf forests and marshland. If you wish to explore the most amazing wilderness of Kaziranga National Park, plan a weekend tour to Kaziranga and opt for an Elephant Safari or Jeep Safari.

Distance Chart from Major Indian Cities:

  • Guwahati: 230 Kilometers
  • Kolkata: 704 Kilometers
  • Delhi: 1620 Kilometers
  • Banglore: 2270 Kilometers
  • Mumbai: 2292 Kilometers

Travel Guidelines/ Important Information

  • The park is divided into four zones, namely Central, Eastern, Western and Ghorakati range but only three routes are open for visitors
  • All the entry formalities need to be processed at the main entry gate (Kohora, Bagori and Agaratoli )
  • Above mentioned places is the entry point for Morning and Afternoon safaris
  • The park charges entry fee Rs. 50/- (Per Indian Individual) & Rs. 500/- (Foreigners)
  • The safari is conducted by the forest department in two different shifts
  • Morning Jeep Safari timing is 07:00 AM to 09:30 AM. Afternoon Jeep safari from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM.
  • The park timing is 07:30 AM to 04 PM

Where to Stay?

Blessed with abundance of natural resources and amazing flora & fauna, Kaziranga would be a wonderful holiday destination for wildlife lovers. But whenever you plan for a vacation, sometimes it becomes a tedious affair to find a suitable accommodation that sync with the type of destination you are going. Kaziranga has ample of an option that offers luxury and laid-back stay in the lap of nature, provided you have the right kind of information. Bagora and Kohora range of the park has number of guest houses that is run by tourism department, Govt. of Assam as well as private sector tour operators. The types of accommodation available are in wide range of resorts, hotels, Government lodges that suit every budget. The per night stay rate varies accordingly the type of accommodation you opt (typically it starts at Rs. 1500/- to 25000/- with applicable taxes). For more information you can visit our "Hotels in Kaziranga" link and get details about the kind of accommodation available in Kaziranga. Some of the private resorts listed on our website is Bon Habi Resort, Hotel Landmark Woods, Koliabor Manor, Nature Hunt Eco camp and Wild Grass Lodge.

Places nearby Kaziranga

If you are a true wildlife lover and fond of travelling to different destinations, then surely Kaziranga is going to mesmerize you as there are many interesting places to see near Kaziranga. Some of them are Bokakhat which is 23 Kilometers away from the national park and very much popular among the traveler as it forms the base for various tourist attractions. Behora is famous for its tea plantations and exact treatment for tired minds and body. Kakochang fall located at a distance of 46 Kms is a wonderful picnic spot and an excellent place to relax in silvery atmosphere. If you love collecting information about ancient ruins, you may visit Deopahar (51 Kms) that is well known for the Numaligarh ruins.