Places to visit in Kaziranga

Kaziranga Tourist Places

Kaziranga National Park is situated in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam in the northeast of India. The park is a World Heritage Site and is home to two-thirds of the giant one-horned rhinoceroses in the world. There are a lot of places that are located near the Kaziranga National Park. They include bazaars, National parks, sanctuaries, temples, science observatories, entertainment parks etc.

Kaziranga National Park is located in Kanchanjuri village. It is situated in Assam’s Nagaon district, in the Kaliabor subdivision. The distance from the district headquarters in Kaliabor is 73 kilometers. Kanchanjuri village’s administrative center for the subdistrict is Kaliabor. According to statistics from 2009, the gram panchayat of Kanchanjuri village is Amguri. It is located on National Highway 37 (NH 37), which connects Jorhat to the east with Guwahati to the west. It can be reached directly by road from Guwahati (NH 37). It may take 4-5 hours, depending on the time of day and the amount of traffic. There are many Kaziranga resorts and homestays to stay for the tourists as well.

Major Kaziranga Tourist Places include:
  • Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Assam State Zoo
  • Kakochang Waterfall
  • Assam State Zoo And Botanical Garden
  • Orang National Park
  • Guwahati Planetarium

Other Best Places to Visit in Kaziranga are:
  • Assam Tinsukia
  • Dibrugarh
  • Haajo
  • Dispur

The tourist spots apart from the Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary are – The Kamakhya Temple, located on Nilachal Hill in the western part of Guwahati, Assam, is one of the most venerated temples of Goddess Shakti in India. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is located near the Assamese village of Mayong in the Morigaon district. Umananda Temple, Assam State Museum, Regional Science Center, ISKCON Kaziranga, Deepor Beel Wildlife Sanctuary, Basistha Ashram Temple, Kaziranga Planetarium, Accoland, Temple of Hajo, Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Nehru Park, Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden, Kaziranga War Cemetery, Sri Surya Pahar, Dreamland Amusement Park, War Memorial, Chandubi Lake, Alfresco Grand, Haajo, Dispur, Manas National Park, Dipor Bil, Pandu are some of the exciting places while exploring the north east.

They are situated not so far away from Guwahati and are easily accessible by road. All these tourist spots are quite famous in Assam and some of them are listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Some of the best places to visit in Kaziranga are listed below: