1 Jeep safari in Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park has four zones within its region namely Kohara or Mihimukh (the Central Zone), Bagori (the Western Zone), Agaratoli (the Eastern Zone), and Ghorakati (the Burapahar zone), with three entrance and exit points. And if you want to cover all the zones then you must opt for a Jeep safari within the Kaziranga. On doing a Jeep safari travelers can spot one-horned rhinoceros along with other exotic and endangered species. Since Kaziranga National park is spread over a large area of land, therefore a jeep safari is the only way by which you can cover all its zones.
If you are traveling to Kaziranga national park then one thing you must perform in Kaziranga without any doubt is a jeep safari. Because the real beauty of the park can only be observed by an excursion activity in the park. It is also said that the best vistas of Kaziarnaga or the wilderness can be witnessed only by a jeep safari. There are two shifts for the jeep safari provided for its travelers inside the National park. Morning shift—7:00 am to 9:45 am and Afternoon Shift 1:00 pm to 2:45 pm.
2 Witness Unique Birds
Kaziranga National Park is situated on the bank of the river Brahmaputra, which thereafter makes this location a perfect place to witness migratory birds. During the winter months, Kaziranga provides many migratory birds to observe for its travelers like black-nested lesser adjutant, greater adjutant, black-necked stork, Asian openbill, and many more. These birds used to fly from many other countries to Kaziranga during the months of winter in search of suitable climate conditions. It also has some regional birds like the eastern imperial eagle, greater spotted eagle, and Indian vulture. Due to its proximity to the river Brahmaputra, it is considered an active place to sight numerous species of birds that occupy the park. If you have great intensity in bird-watching then the Eastern zone (Agaratoli) is referred to as the Migratory bird’s zone. It is also termed as the most recommended place within the Kaziranga to capture pictures of unique birds like the Pelican, Whistling Teal, and Greater adjutant stork.
Every year different varieties of birds fly to the location of Kaziranga National Park, which thereafter provides an eye-soothing amenity to its travelers. It is advised that you must keep binoculars along with a camera before visiting Kaziranga. Because it will help you to witness migratory birds closely. As the birds fly and settle down to a new place whenever a traveler tries to go near them, so your binoculars will help you to perceive them without disturbing them. Sometimes when a traveler tries to capture these species in lenses they used to slip into the forest and play hide and seek. The chirping and twittering sounds of these birds are so pleasing that they can touch your soul. Bird-watching is one of the finest things to do and observe inside the Kaziranga National Park.
3 Overnight stay in the wilderness
It is true that whenever people used to visit a National Park for a holiday trip, they every time opt for a facility that is staying overnight inside the jungle so that they can observe the peace and steadiness of the jungle. And the feeling of staying in the forest is really exciting and thrilling. As the sun sets the inner environment of Kaziranga becomes so calm and quiet, that you can observe only the sounds of a male cricket which is quite high-pitched, and bird twittering. To fulfill the desire of staying inside the Kaziranga National Park, some resorts and hotels are built near the park. Travelers can find numerous hotels and resorts to stay at the edges of the park.
4 Elephant Safari in Kaziranga National park
Apart from the Jeep safari Kaziranga National Park also provides an early-age safari which is the Elephant safari. This means of safari is quite good and cozy within the national park. Elephant safari is equally thrilling and adventurous as the Jeep safari. It is also said that to some extent it is more enjoyable than a jeep safari plus you can also view supremes animals from close proximity. Elephants are the gentle giants of the jungle therefore, due to their size and body strength other animals do not try to mess with these giants, and hence it makes your safari much safer. If you are planning to visit Kaziranga then you must try this safari in zones like Kohora or Central Range, Agaratoli or Eastern Range, and Burapahar or Ghorakati Range.
Forest officials of Kaziranga introduce this elephant safari inside the Kaziranga so that travelers can observe prime animals from a short distance. With a jeep safari, you have to maintain a distance for the utmost safety but with an elephant, it is not so. As it provides an opportunity to witness nature and wildlife from proximity. There are two shifts for elephant safari inside the Kaziranga National Park—morning shift 5:00 am to 7:30 am and afternoon shift 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
5 Kaziranga National Orchid & Diversity Park
At a distance of 2 kilometers from the central zone (Kohara) travelers can observe a beautiful orchid diversity Park. it is a site within the Kaziranga National Park that is termed as the soul pleasure, if you have great intensity in nature then you should not skip this location at any cost. It is a famous tourist attraction inside the national park as it houses more than 600 orchid species. The orchid species travelers can observe inside this diversity are collected from all seven states of northeast India. The unexplainable gorgeousness and calmness of the flowers of these orchid trees will force you to capture it with your lenses. Inside this diversity, travelers can spectate delightful and gratification vibes in the middle of nature. If you want to witness some more contentment inside the park then you can visit also visit its rice museum, scenic fruits garden, and fish farm. Bamboo species’ and canes are also some of the finest things to perceive inside the Kaziranga national park.
6 Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary
Inside the Kaziranga National Park travelers can spectate a Hollonagpar Gibbon Sanctuary, which is referred to as the best attraction for tourists due to its presence of green tea Gardens, evergreen forests, and scenic villages. It is a beautiful place to move in a leisurely way to comfort in a time of distress as you can witness the magnificent views of Patkai Mountain from Hollongapar Gibbon sanctuary. This park is named after the Hoolock Gibbon which is considered the only ape species in India. Inside the park, after a census, it is proclaimed that the total number of Hollock Gibbons is about 106. This beautiful sanctuary is extended to Dissoi Valley which is a reserve forest, so if you love perceiving valleys covered with green trees along with harmless species then this location is a must to witness for you. If you want to refresh your tired body and mind then you must observe the gorgeous tea gardens of Murumurai, Meleng, Chenijan, Rampur, and Fesual. Along with the sounds of twittering and chirping of birds like Green Pigeons, Owl, Dove, Drongo, Barbet, and many more.
7 Hathikuli Tea Estate
If you have great intensity in silence and listening to the music of nature, then Hathikuli Tea Estate is a perfect place for you. This beautiful location is owned by a great businessman in Scotland namely James Finely. A traveler will get the best experience of traveling to Assam if he/she visits this location. The best time to visit this location is between October to December. The meaning of Hathikuli is a place that is frequently visited by elephants (elephants–Hathi and Kuli–regularly). If you visit this location during its peak time then you can observe elephants in the middle of the gardens which is quite pleasant and delightful. Within this location, a traveler can taste different types of tea leaves, travellers can also taste premium green tea here. Apart from Hathikuli travelers have some more tea gardens to observe and taste, namely Bochapari, Behora, and Methoni, within the Kaziranga region. If travelers want to stay near these tea gardens overnight, then some hotels and resorts are built for a cozy stay amidst lush green tea gardens. And it is really an incredible experience to get after staying near these gardens. The best part of these resorts and hotels is that a traveler can also perceive the villages surrounded nearby.
8 Ethnic Village— Karbi Anglong District
Ethnic village is the helmet where a traveler can get inner peace due to its green reflection and rolling hills, clean rivers, and waterfalls. It is situated at a distance of 35 kilometers from the Nellie Junction of the Guwahati– Kaziranga Highway. For adventurous enthusiasts, this location within the Kaziranga region is simply awesome as it provides trekking trails to Singhason, which is thereafter considered the highest peak in the district. This beautiful location of Kaziranga remains open for only four months. Apart from trekking travelers can also observe many flora and faunas, tribal lifestyles, scenic rivers, hills, and flat lands.
9 Day Out in Tribal Village
Near the Kaziranga National Park, travelers can observe numerous types of tribal people. Therefore, if you visit the villages located in proximity to Kaziranga, then you can witness the cultures, lifestyles, and practices of different manners in each village. Within the villages, travelers can perceive women who are engaged in sewing shawls and making saris without using any modern machines and equipment. If you see the works of these women then you are going to amaze yourself totally, you will be starting thinking about how these women without any modern machines make such beautiful stuff. Travelers can also buy any of these items while leaving these villages.
10 Do a Boat Safari to witness Endangered Gangetic Dolphins
Travelers can observe endangered Gangetic dolphins by boating on the river Brahmaputra. The dolphins that travelers can observe in the Brahmaputra river are comparatively smaller in size than one can find in the oceans. The government of Assam has taken many important measures to maintain these dolphins in their original or existing state and revive their inhabitants in the river Brahmaputra. Boat riding in this location is quite pleasing and majestic as you can see how the sun setting on the river.
A boat safari in the Brahmaputra river is considered the best safari to experience in Assam. If you are visiting Kaziranga National Park, Assam then you should not miss this activity at any cost, as it gives you a chance to witness the Gangetic Dolphins. It is also advised that travelers must allow themselves to enjoy the pleasure of a boat safari here once in a Lifetime.
11 Escape to the nearby outstanding river Island, Majuli
Majuli is a beautiful island that is referred to as the world’s largest river island. It is also considered the first island which has been declared as a district. It is only 154 kilometers away from the park it is known for its well-preserved culture and traditions. Within this island, a traveler can spectate many different types of tribal people. On the island, travelers can find a place by the name of Tengapania which is termed the best picnic spot for the locals. This location is situated on the bank of the river Brahmaputra which thereafter increases the beauty of this hotspot a lot. Out of this, some more places are there for travelers to visit on the island like Machkhoa, Disangmukh, and Dhakuakhana.
12 Applaud the beautiful Architecture in Sibsagar
Sibsagar which is also pronounced as Rangpura is a small town located about 360 kilometers from the Kaziranga National Park. Travelers visiting this tiny town can admire the beautiful architecture. Within this town, travelers can observe a monument like Talatal Ghar. it is referred to as the best attraction in Sibsagar due to its inclusive underground level. It is a three-storeyed building that has a beautiful architectural design. People from many countries used to visit this location to witness this fine architectural monument.
If you are keenly interested in knowing the past history then at a distance of 170 kilometers from the park travelers can observe a museum, Ahom. It is located on the bank of Sibsagar lake. Within the museum, travelers can observe many arsenals (a place where weapons are kept), manuscripts, Royal clothes, and other belongings. These items provide lots of information about the royal families that used to live in Sibsagar.
13 Energize your soul with pleasing tea estates
The whole state of Assam is known for its tea plantation. But simply getting info about this thing is not enough as witnessing these gardens with your own eyes only helps you to justify their beauty. Within the state, Jorhat city is a town that has the popular Tea Research Institute. It is situated 116 kilometers away from the national park near the Tocklai river. Visiting this place travelers can educate themselves about how to upgrade the tea quality. However, it is also referred to as the best research center in the northeastern region of India as its activities reach an expanded horizon. To reach this institute travelers have to walk through tea plantations which are quite eye-soothing and relaxing. Travelers can also taste different flavors of tea out here plus they can also observe how the institute takes measures to improve the quality of tea, that used to produce near its garden.
14 Soak in the Water of Kakochang Waterfall
Travelers who like to bathe under a waterfall, then at a distance of 14 kilometers from Kaziranga visitors can observe a beautiful and stunning waterfall by the name Kakochang. The serene beauty and relaxing ambiance around this fall are a dose that can heal the devastated soul. The sound of cascading water from the top of this fall to its beneath is so pleasing and majestic that one can feel like nature is playing sweet music near to ears. Kakochang waterfall is an attraction that you should not miss out on visiting Kaziranga National Park. It is a palace where a traveler can provide him/herself a natural therapy. It is a quite soothing, attractive, and lovely place to visit near the region of Kaziranga. It is also referred to as the stoppage for hike lovers.
15 Solve the puzzle of Jatinga
From Kaziranga National Park at a distance of 277 kilometers, a location is situated which is known for its traditional story all over India, it is called Jatinga. The local people of this village used to say that the birds commit suicide out here. Though the tale is not true, instead, the birds crash into the Bamboo trees which are quite tall in height. The height of the bamboo trees is so high that it obstructs their flight. It happens during the night hour when the birds of this region are unable to see these bamboo trees and collide with these tall plants, which thereafter hurts them badly. The injuries from striking are so bad enough that it kills them. But according to villagers, it happens due to some other region. So, to solve this confusion you must give this place a visit.
16 Experience the unparalleled pretty of Haflong
At a distance of 285 kilometers from the Kaziranga National Park, travelers can observe a hill station which is called Haflong. It is also considered the only hill station within the state of Assam. Travelers can visit this location and experience the joy of staying at a hill station. This location has an oasis which increases the beauty of this place a lot. The water that is present within the oasis is quite still and serene. This beautiful oasis is called Haflong lake by the locals of Assam.