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Kaziranga National Park, One Horned Rhinos

George Thiruvilakalayil George

Travel Related Blog Writer at touristinindia.com
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Kaziranga National Park is home for Indian One Horned Rhinoceros and is situated  in the state of Assam, in North Eastern part of India.

Kaziranga National Park, One Horned Rhinos
Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Kaziranga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kaziranga National Park was declared as a Park in 1905. Many wild animals and endangered species in India which includes endangered animals and endangered birds can be seen at Kaziranga wildlife park.

Kaziranga National Park is home to Bengal Tigers also and is part of Project tiger. Kaziranga National Park has the maximum density of tigers among declared tiger reserves in the world.

The Fauna, which includes some of the endangered species in India are Elephants, tigers, barking deer, barasingha or swamp deer, sambar, panthers, Bison,wild water buffalo, leopard cats, otters, golden langurs, capped langur, etc. You can see many endangered species in India, some of which can be seen here in Kaziranga  wildlife Sanctuary.

Many species of birds, especially Avifaunal which is an endangered species in India, are conserved here in the National Park of Kaziranga, under Birdlife International’s initiative. Many species of  reptiles can be found here in Kaziranga  wild life Sanctuary.

Elephant rides are available in the Wildlife Park of Kaziranga from Mihimukh 3 kilometers away from Kohora. Jeep Safari is also allowed in the Kaziranga National Park. You can take your own Jeep if you want.

Manas National Park or Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a nearby UNESCO Natural World Heritage site in Assam bordering Bhutan, which also has One Horned Rhinos among other wild animals.

How do I go to Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary?

The nearest airport to Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary is at Jorhat around 100 kilometers away which is also called known as Rowriah Airport. Only very few flights are available to this airport. Hence Guwahati airport at 215 kilometers away may be considered as the major nearby airport .

Furkating Junction is the nearest railway station at around 70 kilometers distance with station code FKG for online booking of train tickets at the Indian online ticketing system of Indian Railway and Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd’s website, irctc.co.in.

The main gate of Kaziranga National Park on the place called Kohora, on National Highway NH 37.

What is the ideal time to visit the Kaziranga National Park and Is accommodation available near to the Park?

November to April is the ideal time to visit Kaziranga National Park. 

Baguri and Kohora on NH 37 offers different varieties of accommodation facilities (forest bungalows, hotels, lodges, etc) to tourists. It is safer to book accommodation earlier as there is good demand there on certain days.

Indian Wild Life Sanctuaries, Jim Corbett Park

George Thiruvilakalayil George

Travel Related Blog Writer at touristinindia.com
George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.

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Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest National Park in India established in 1936. Jim Corbett National Park is named after the world renowned  tiger hunter turned conservationist, author on wildlife books and wildlife photographer; Jim  Corbett.

Indian Wild life Sanctuaries, Jim Corbett Park
Tiger – Corbett National Park.

Jim Corbett National Park is spread over an area of 520 square kilometers in the Naiital district of Utterakhand or Uttaranchal as it was known earlier. It is the first park under ‘Project Tiger’ scheme implemented by the government to save endangered tiger population of India.

Indian Wild Life Sanctuaries, Jim Corbett Park is home to many wild animals and extinct animals, which includes Indian endangered species, “The endangered Bengal tiger” (an Indian tiger and India’s National Animal). Asian endangered species of animals and birds, which includes endangered species in India is given here. To avoid disturbing the Indian endangered species, tourism related activities are restricted to selected areas in the park.

Jim Corbett Wildlife Sanctuary is rich in flora and Fauna. 488 species of different plants are found in the Corbett park. Jim National Park is considered as one of the best bird parks in the world. Around 600 species and subspecies of birds are found in this park alone out of the 2,060 found in Indian sub continent. Similar is the story with raptors. 49/69 species you can find in Jim Corbett National Park.

Many wild animals including endangered species of animals and birds and some Himalayan animal species are found in Jim Corbett National Park. Tiger, leopards, wild cats, jungle cats are among those found in this park. Around 50 mammals and 2 reptile species are found in Jim Corbett National Park.

During winter months, Jim Corbett National Park turns into a bird watchers paradise. The Corbett  National Park is also a paradise for the adventurous and wildlife explorers.

How Do I Go to Jim Corbett Park?

Ramnagar is the nearest railway station to Corbett National Park at 25 kilometers away.

New Delhi, The capital city of India, is the nearest  major International Airport at 300 kilometers away with connectivity to all parts of India. Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport at Lucknow in Utter Pradesh state is another airport at 430 kilometers away.

What is the Ideal Time to Visit Jim Corbett Park?

Mid November to Mid-June is the best season to visit the Jim Corbett park.

Is There Any Good Resorts in Jim Corbett National Park?

Corbett view resort in Dhela village in the southern periphery of the Jim Corbett national park, is surrounded by electrified fencing and is good resort in Jim Corbett Park. They offer rooms at 3000 – 6000 INR plus taxes. Rates are subject to change and please check the current rates, before you book rooms. They also have 3 days / 2 nights package at a higher amount. Resorts like this one offers the ultimate wildlife experience.