PLACES TO SEE
There are many other tourist places you can visit while you are exploring the Kaziranga. There is plenty of natural beauties around the Kaziranga that can be explored and enjoyed along with its rich wildlife sanctuaries, Bird Sanctuaries, Waterfalls, Tea Estates, and other attractions.
Kaziranga National Orchid Park
It is located around 2 km from the central Kaziranga Park and is a must visit. It is a beautiful park in an area of around 6 areas and is definitely one of the largest orchid parks in the whole of the Northeast as well as in India. The orchid park is really varied and has about 500 varieties of wild orchids apart from an astonishing 132 species of sour fruits and leafy vegetables. Other charms here are 46 species of bamboos, 12 species of cane and many other plant species.
Orang National Park
It is also known as Rajiv Gandhi Orang National park or the mini Kaziranga and lies in the Darrang districts in Assam. It spreads at an area of about 79 sqkm and the park is really blessed with an enormous list of wildlife like the one horned Rhino, Tiger, Leopard, Deer, Sambar and few other unique migratory birds that are very less found anywhere else. It is a lovely place which provides a great experience that is very unique. Avoid missing one of the best places in Kaziranga.
Kakochang Waterfalls, Bokakhat
It is one of the best places around Kaziranga that witnesses a huge number of tourist that come here for sightseeing or picnic. The waterfall here is simply scenic and also allows the view of the historical remains of the Numaligarh. The waterfall is located at around 13 km from the Jorhat region. It also has an enhanced view of the plantations of tea, coffee and rubber farms. You could also engage in a trek that starts from Bokakhat and ends at the waterfall base.
Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary is an attractive location that can be visited and is named after Hoolock and Gibbon – the only ape kind found in India and a dominant tree species. It is spread over an area of about 21 sq km in the Jorhat district of Assam. This sanctuary was declared as a separate reserve in the year 1997. The sanctuary is rich of Assamese macaque, wild boar, tigers, stump-tailed macaque, capped langur, jungle cats, Indian elephants and several mammals which are very scarcely found anywhere else.
Manas National Park
It is another wonder that has also been recognized under the UNESCO world heritage sites. After Kaziranga, it is the second best popular wildlife sanctuary in the entire Assam and also very popular throughout India. You will find loads of nature and wildlife enthusiast her everyday and loving every single moment here. There are also several forest reserves here and the vast jungles have some the most beautiful floras and faunas. Among the five national parks and eighteen Wildlife sanctuaries, Manas is one of the most prominent and really diverse.