Kaziranga National Park, a world heritage site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's Great One-horned Rhinoceros. Kaziranga also boasts the highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006. Though sighting of tigers are difficult because of the tall grasses that provide them excellent camouflage, their presence can be felt everywhere by way of pug marks, kills and territorial markings. Kaziranga is home to a large breeding population of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer.
A World Heritage Site, spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, its forests, wetlands and grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world's largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. Ganges River dolphins swim in the park's waters. The Kaziranga National Park is open daily from 1st November to 30th April (weather permitting).
Kaziranga does not have an airport. Nearest airport is Rowriah Airport ( JRH), 74 km away. It only operates domestic flights. Jet Airways and JetKonnect are the airlines serving here.
The nearest rail head is located in Helem (30 kms), Jorhat (90 km), Furketing (75 km ) and Guwahati (200 km). The nearest railway station to Kaziranga is Furkating, which is 75 km away. Furkating is connected by trains from Guwahati, apart from Delhi and Kolkata.
There are no bus routes from other major cities to Kaziranga. Nearest bus stand is Numaligar, 32 km away.
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