Sunday, May 2, 2010

Kaziranga Nation Park (Assam)-Location,climate,best time to visit,stay,major wild life attraction & census report,elephant & jeep safari

Kaziranga Nation Park (Assam)-Location,climate,best time to visit,stay,major wild life attraction & census report,elephant & jeep safari

Kaziranga is a title of a remarkable success story of conservation of the One Horned India Rhinoceros and other wild lives in the North East India. It is not only the homeland of the Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros, but also provides shelter to a variety of wild lives.

Location:

Middle Assam in North East India
Latitude:- 26°30 N to 26°45 N
Longitude:- 93°08 E to 93°36 E
Climate:- Sub-Tropical Monsoon with average rainfall of 1320 mm and temperature ranging from 8° C in Winter to 38° C in Summer

Located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River in the far North East of India, Assam, Kaziranga National Park covers an area of approximately 430-sq-kms with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass making it the ideal habitat for the Indian One-Horned Rhino. Due to limitless poaching of this prehistoric survivor, the Kaziranga National Park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1940.

Best Time to Visit Kaziranga National Park:

Kaziranga's visiting season is from mid-November to early April months. During the monsoons, the Brahmaputra River bursts its banks, flooding the low-lying grasslands and causing animals to migrate from one area to another within the Kaziranga National Park

Wildlife in Kaziranga National Park

Wildlife in Kaziranga National Park

Wildlife in Kaziranga National Park

Wildlife in Kaziranga National Park

Wildlife in Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park



Where To Stay:

The main locations of accommodation facilities are at Kohora and Baguri.


Wildlife in Kaziranga National Park & census report:

Kaziranga National Park

Amoderate climate combined with the availability of enough food resources supports the growth and survival of a unique and diverse wildlife in Kaziranga National Park. Apart from being a rich natural habitat for the great Indian One-horned Rhinos, Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary also has a sizable population of the Wild Buffalos and Indian Elephants. Herds of wild elephants, some times numbering up to 200, can be seen migrating from the Mikir hills to the bheels (marshes or ox-bow lakes), offering the most spectacular view to the wildlife enthusiasts.
Kaziranga National Park also shelters about 15 species of India's threatened mammals.



Major Wildlife Attractions of Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary:

Beside of course the great one horned Indian Rhino, the other major wild attractions include a large population of Indian Elephants, Indian Bison, Swamp Deer or Barasingha, Hog Deer, Sloth Bears, Tigers, Leopard Cats, Jungle Cats, Otters, Hog Badgers, Capped Langurs, Hoolock Gibbons, Wild Boar, Jackal, Wild Buffalo, Pythons, Monitor Lizards, etc.

Kaziranga National Park is a birding paradise; the grasslands are a raptor country that can be seen on safari makes a remarkable experience. These include the Oriental Honey Buzzard, Black-Shouldered Kite, Black Kite, Brahminy Kite, Pallas's Fishing Eagle, White Tailed Eagle, Grey-Headed Fishing Eagle, Himalayan Griffon, etc. Huge numbers of migratory birds descend on the parks lakes and marshy areas during winters, including Greylag Geese, Bar-Headed Geese, Ruddy Shelduck, Gadwall, Falcated Duck, Red-Crested Pochard and Northern Shoveller.

Elephant Safari in Kaziranga:

Range
1- Kohora (Central) Range.
2- Bagori (Western) Range.
3- Agoratoli (Eastern) Range.
4- Burapahar (Ghoraketi) Range.
5- Panbari Reserved Forest.

Elephant safari

Elephant Safari in KazirangaElephant Safari in Kaziranga
Elephant Safari starts from very early morning and continues for one or 1/2 hours, Elephant safari is the best way to explore the wide varieties of wildlife in the Kaziranga National Park, area covered by the Elephant Grass can be best viewed trip through elephant's back, Elephant safari is best enjoyed in the early Morning, during safari one can get opportunity to see herds of Indian Elephants, One-horned Rhinoceros very short distance, a close encounter with the animals in Kaziranga National Park makes the trip memorable, Elephant safari covers Baguri, Hole Path, Mihimukh, Kohora Central Path and Arimarah.

Jeep Safari in Kaziranga:

Range
1- Kohora (Central) Range.
2- Bagori (Western) Range.
3- Agoratoli (Eastern) Range.
4- Burapahar (Ghoraketi) Range.
5- Panbari Reserved Forest.

Jeep Safari

Elephant Safari in Kaziranga
Morning 06:30 and Afternoon 14:30 time to visit into the National Park, jeep safaris are accompanied by a guide/escort and last for 3-4 hours in the morning and 3-4 hours in the afternoon, The main attraction of it is one horned rhinoceros with wild buffalo, Elephant, tiger a variety of deer, Bear, Python, and prehistoric looking monitor lizard. The Kaziranga wildlife is also adorned with the crested serpent eagle, Pella's fishing eagle and Grey headed fishing Eagle with a number of other Bird species like the Jungle fowl, Bengal florican and water fowl, goose, a large number of pelicans, Black naked stork, Snake Bird and so on.



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