There are 7 National Parks in Assam. These are Kaziranga National Park, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, Manas National Park, Nameri National Park, Raimona National Park, and Dehing Patkai national park.

National Parks in Assam

7 National Parks in Assam

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park was recognized as a National Park in 1974 and was recognized as a Tiger Conservation Site in 2006. In 1985, UNESCO declared Kaziranga National Park a "World Heritage Site". The area of Kaziranga National Park is 858.98 sq km.

Location: Golaghat, Nagaon, and Sonitpur district. It is 217 km from Guwahati.

Famous For: One-horned Indian Rhinoceros, White-winged wood duck (Deo hah), Wild Buffalo, Feral horses, Tigers, Bears, Bibbon, Dolphin, Indian Bison, Sambar, Hog dear, Jungle Cat, Jackal, etc.

Best Time to visit: November to April.



Dibru - Saikhowa National Park

Dibru-Saikhowa Sanctuary was recognized as Dibru-Saikhowa National Park in 1999. The land area of Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is 340 sq. km.

Location: Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district. It is 13 km from Tinsukia town which is 490 km from Guwahati.

Famous For: White-winged wood duck (Deo hah), Wild Buffalo, Feral horses, Tigers, Monkey, Deer, Wild Pig, Salix Swamp, Land and aquatic Bird, and Snake, etc.

Best Time to visit: November to April.



Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park

Orang Sanctuary was recognized as Orang National Park in 1999. The land area of Orang National Park is 78.91 sq km.

Location: Udalguri and Sonitpur district. It is 32 km from Tezpur town which is 140 km from Guwahati.

Famous For: One-horned Indian Rhinoceros, elephant, leopard, sambar, deer, tiger, varieties of water birds, green pigeon, florican, teal, gees, etc.

Best Time to visit: November to April.



Manas National Park

Manas National Park was declared a Tiger Project in 1973 and UNESCO recognized it as a World Heritage Site in 1985. Manas National Sanctuary was recognized as Manas National Park in 1990. The land area of Manas National Park is 500 sq. km.

Location: Chirang and Baksa district. It is situated at a distance of 180 km from Guwahati.

Famous For: Hispid hare, pigmy hog, golden langur, tiger, wild buffalo, Asian elephant, gaur, Indian rhinoceros, wild boar, sambar, deer, hog deer, etc.

Best Time to visit: November to April.



Nameri National Park

In 1985, Nameri was recognized as a sanctuary and in 1998 it was recognized as Nameri National Park. In 2000, Nameri national park was declared a tiger project. Nameri National Park has an area of 200 sq km.

Location: Sonitpur district. It is located about 35 km away from Tezpur town.

Famous For: White-winged wood duck (Deo hah), tiger, 4 species of hornbill, golden mahseer, black bear, many types of deers, butterflies, elephant, fish, etc.

Best Time to visit: November to April.



Raimona National Park

The Gosaigaon reserve forest in Kokrajhar district was recognized as Raimana National Park on June 5, 2021. The land area of Raimana National Park is 422 sq. km.

Location: Kokrajhar district.

Famous For: Elephants, tigers, golden langurs, clouded leopard, wild buffalo, spotted deer, over 150 species of butterflies, 170 species of birds including the white-bellied heron, and nearly 380 species of plants, etc.

Best Time to visit: November to April.



Dehing Patkai National Park

Dehing Patkai was recognized as Dehing Patkai Sanctuary in 2004 and It was recognized as a National Park on December 13, 2020, and was officially declared as Dehing Patkai National Park on June 9, 2021. The land area of Dehing Patkai National Park is 231.65 sq km.

Location: Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district.

Famous For: White-winged wood duck (Deo hah), 310 species of butterflies, 47 mammal species including tigers and clouded leopards, 47 reptile species, and 310 species of butterflies, etc.

Best Time to visit: November to April.


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