Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Kaziranga National Park is one of the prides of India. Kaziranga is the place where man and nature meets together.This prestigious national park of India is situated in the north eastern part of the country in the district of Golaghat and Nagoan in the state of Assam.
All those who have thought Indian one-horned rhinoceros only existed in Jurassic-era, then a trip to Kaziranga is a must for them.
Best Time to Visit
November to April is the best time to visit Kaziranga Park.
Summer (April to May): During this time of the year, the climate remains dry and windy; one can find animals around the water bodies.
Monsoon (June to September): From June till September, the region receives heavy rain, approximately 2,220 millimeters (87 in); thus the climate remains hot and humid. The park remains closed from May to October due to warnings of Brahmaputra river floods.
Winter (November to February): Perhaps the best time to visit the Kaziranga National Park as the climate is mild and dry. Chances of spotting rhinos are more in winter as the grass burn off and the background becomes clearer.
To promote wildlife tourism in Assam, Kaziranga Park authorities organizes a jeep and elephant safari tour.
Morning Jeep Safari: 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Afternoon Jeep Safari: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Elephant Safari Timing
Morning- 06:30 / 07:30
Evening- 05:30 / 06:30
How to Reach Kaziranga National Park
By Air: The nearest airport is in Jorhat town which is 97 kilometers away from the Kaziranga. Travelers can book flight to Kaziranga from Delhi, Mumbai, Gangtok and Kolkata. The other airport is positioned at Guwahati which at a distance of 217 kilometers from Kaziranga. You can choose to land at Guwahati and take a cab or mini bus to reach the national park.
By Rail: Railway is the easy and inexpensive mode of transportation to Kaziranga. Kaziranga receives trains running from all major destinations in India. The nearest railways station to Kaziranga is Furkating (80 kms), Connected by trains form Guwahati. Gauahati is the nearest major railway station and well connected with rest of the Indian railway station.
By Road: If you wish to travel to Kaziranga by bus then first you have to reach Guwahati or Jorhat by rail or air and board the bus or cab to Kaziranga National Park.
Facilities : Airport transfers and a laundry service are available upon enquiry. The comfortable rooms at Infinity Kaziranga Wilderness include tea and coffee making facilities, a ceiling fan and an in-room safe.
Infinity Kaziranga Wilderness houses both a restaurant and a bar where guests are able to relax of an evening with dinner and a drink.
Facilities :The rooms are air conditioned and equipped with internet access, ironing facilities and a ceiling fan. It also provides 24-hour room service and a laundry service.On-site dining options include a restaurant, which is an ideal spot to have a meal.