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Friday, March 20, 2009

Kaziranga National Park in Assam


Discover a zonal delight which make green a vivid colour, Kaziranga National Park showcases a perfect balance in all its hues and shades. Spanning over an area of 430 sq. Kms, Kaziranga National Park is one of the famous wildife sanctuaries of India. Home to one horned Rhinos, Kaziranga National Park is counted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Location:
It is located on National Highway 37 that runs through the park. Kaziranga or Kohora as it is called, is at a distance of 217 km from Guwahati, 96 km from Jorhat, and 75 km from Furkating via road.

Flora of Kaziranga National Park:
Flora of the Kaziranga National Park comprise three main types namely - tropical semi-evergreen forests, tropical wet evergreen forests and alluvial grasslands. The swamps of Kaziranga National Park is dominated by grasses, forests and have an abundant cover of water lilies, water hyacinth and lotus.

Fuana of Kaziranga National Park:

The park is home of One Horned Rhinos. It also boast largest number of Swamp Deer. The one with hunting spree might also be able to find Asiatic Elephant, Wild Buffalos moving through the swamp grassland.

Activities

Safaris: You can fix a wildlife safari for your self and scroll around the greener pasrures of Kaziranga National Park. The various options available are – Jeep Safari and Elephant Safari.

 
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