Kaziranga National Park in Assam in Eastern India famous is for its One-Horned Rhinos living in natural space. One of the most sought after wildlife holiday destinations in India, UNESCO World Heritage site of Kaziranga National park sprinkled with elephant-grass meadows, swampy lagoons, and dense forests is home to more than 2200 Indian one-horned rhinoceros, approximately 2/3rd of their total world population. Besides the iconic Greater one-horned rhinoceros, the park is the breeding ground of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. The park is also a paradise for Ornithologists and bird watchers. Regular sightings include the Oriental honey buzzard, black-shouldered kite, Indian vulture, slender-billed vulture and Indian white-rumped vulture. A large number of migratory birds descend on the lakes and marshlands during the winter including greylag geese, ruddy shelduck, falcated duck and the Northern shoveller.
Kaziranga National Park is open to visitors from 01st November to 30th April every year. The national park is divided into four zones namely- Western Range ( Bagori), Burapahar Range ( Ghorakati), Eastern Range ( Agaratoli) and Kaziranga Range or Central Range ( Kohra). Western Zone is considered as the best range to spot a tiger as well as One-horn rhinos. Private jeep safari with your own naturalist conducted twice a day, is the best way to explore the park. Safaris by an elephant is also another way to explore the park.
The whole region of Kaziranga is also known for world famous Assam Tea. Walking through a tea plantation to know more about tea is another recommended experience while in Kaziranga. Boat rides along the Brahmaputra are allowed in the Eastern zone and is a great way to see rare river dolphins as well as One-horn rhinos in marshy land.
Nearest Airport to Kaziranga National Park is Jorahat (112 Kms / 3 Hours ) or Guwahati ( 200 Kms / 4.5 Hours ). Drive from Jorhat Airport to Kaziranga National Park is very picturesque all along the tea gardens.