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Kaziranga National Park

Sprawling over 430 square kilometres, Kaziranga National Park is the major attraction in Assam, a little-visited north-eastern state which shares borders with Bangladesh and Bhutan, and is linked to the rest of India by a narrow corridor of land. It is one of the last bastions of the endangered great Indian one-horned rhinoceros, whose population was believed to have dropped to just 12 in the 1950s but has since increased to more than 2,300. The park also has the world's highest density of the Royal Bengal Tiger – one per 5 sq km.

Kaziranga’s stunningly beautiful landscape comprises savannah grassland, the green and fertile plains of the Brahmaputra River, as well as evergreen, moist deciduous and swamp forests. It is a haven for over 300 species of birds, as well as wild elephants, Asiatic wild buffalos, tigers, leopards, sloth bears and many deer species.

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park is one of the best parks in the country and it is a paradise for those who are passionate about wildlife and the environment. Kaziranga was created as a forest reserve in 1905 and it is now considered a huge conservation success story – however, poaching still remains a threat.

Aside from wildlife viewing, Kaziranga has a number of interesting activities for visitors. Go on a dolphin safari on the Brahmaputra to see the endangered and playful Gangetic Dolphin. We can arrange trips to local villages to witness the lives of these tribal people, who are made up of three different tribes: Bodo, Mising and Karbi. There are also rubber plantation walks and tours of the beautiful Assam tea gardens to be enjoyed.

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