Kaziranga National Park, is a Prestigious national park of India. This protected region of Assam has no dearth of different flora and fauna. Due to that, in the year 1985 it has designated as one of the famed natural World Heritage Site of the nation. This national park was established in the year 1905 as a Reserve forest. Since than it has achieved a remarkable success in wildlife conservation. All thanks to the first attempts made by the Mary Victoria Leiter Curzon, wife of Viceroy of India Lord Curzon from the British era. This place is a paradise for nature’s lover. It has different biological biodiversity of universal value. It is the oldest park in Assam which covers a huge area of 430 Sq. km. Long elephant grasslands, marshlands, and dense tropical moist broad leaf forest creates a perfect ambiance for the existence of the wildlife.
Kaziranga is located partly in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam in India. It is located along the river Brahmaputra on the North and the Karbi Anglong hills on the South. Hemmed by lush green bushes, Kaziranga National Park offers a great scenic view. National Highway 37 passes through this park. The real advantage of national parks in india is its large selection of flora and fauna. The most important treasure trove of Kaziranga is Great One Horned Rhinoceros, but it is also home to other species of wildlife such as elephants, wild Asiatic water buffaloes, swamp deer, hog deer, gaur, sambar, Indian Muntjac, Hispid Hare, wild boar, jungle cat, Big Indian Civet, Bengal Fox, Golden Langur, Assamese Macaque, Gibbon and a lot more.
Kaziranga also includes a great number of tigers because of which it was announced as a Tiger Reserve in the year 2006. Rivers flowing through Kaziranga are home to the Ganges Dolphin. Kaziranga National park can be known as an important bird watching destination by Birdlife International for conservation of avifaunal species. Earlier it had been the home to seven distinct kinds of vultures that are now on the brink of extinction. Some of the famous birds which can be found in this park are Bengal Florican, Blyth’s Kingfisher, Swamp Francolin, White- Bellied Heron, Dalmatian Pelican, Spot-billed Pelican, Eastern Imperial, Grey Headed fish eagle etc. The best time to visit Kaziranga National Park is from mid-November into early-April. The Park generally stay close during the monsoon season i.e., from May to October. Because of the heavy rains, Brahmaputra River bursts its banks, flooding the low-lying grasslands and causing wildlife to migrate from one place to another within the Kaziranga National Park.