Kaziranga National park is the only home for famous one-horned rhinoceros in India. Situated on the bank of majestic river Brahamputra, The Park covers an area of 430 sq km, established in 1940. It is located in the Assam state of India and declared as World heritage site by UNESCO The thick dense forest of the park make it an ideal location for the exploration of wildlife in north-east India.
Since the park falls in tropical region and receives heavy rainfall during rainy season, that is why it becomes a major point of thick, dense and mangrove evergreen trees. The magnificent water bodies in the sanctuary make it a hub of water plants such as water lilies, water hyacinth and lotus. Apart from the rhinoceros, the evergreen grasslands of the park provides shelter to more than 700 hundreds elephants, tigers (50), leopards (20), barasingha or swamp deer (700), barking deer (300), wild boar (700), para or hog deer (7000), Bison (22), Sambar (400), leopard cats, otters(300), Hoolock Gibbons, golden Langurs, Wild Buffaloes (600), Slow Loris, pygmy hog, capped langur and bears (50).
The kaziranga national park is the major destination for the bird watchers as it boasts of wide range of species of birds such as Grey headed fishing eagle, Pallas' fishing eagle, Crested serpent eagle, Swamp partridge, Red jungle fowl, Bengal floricab, Bar headed goose, Whistling Teal, Pelicans, Rose breasted Parakeets, Black necked Storks, Adjutant Storks, Open Billed Storks, Egrets, Herons and White wired wood ducks.
Apart from these attractions, the park authorities also offers Elephant and jeep safari through the lush green valley and open space of the park which will be unforgettable experience for the safari travelers. The real beauty of the park is amazing amalgamation of flora and fauna.