The Kaziranga National park is situated in the North-eastern state of Assam, India in parts of the Golaghat district and Nagaon district. The park covers an area of approximately 430 square kilometres and it is regarded as one of the oldest parks in Assam.
On its North, the park holds the floodplains of the mighty Brahmaputra River on its south the beautiful hills of Karbi Anglong. It is also surrounded by tea estates with evergreen tea gardens and the National Highway 37 passes aside the park.
The Kaziranga National park is famous for the Indian Great one-horned Rhinoceros therefore it is regarded as a Rhino home in the country. The park is famous for the conservation of one-horned Rhino which is its spectacular conservation achievement. It is the home of the largest population of one-horned Indian Rhino in the entire world. The one-horned Rhinoceros is the main riches treasure of the Kaziranga National park as it provides the natural world view of Rhinos.
The Kaziranga National park is a place with diverse natural beauty along with wildlife attractions with an abundance of both flora and fauna in its area. Apart from the one-horned Rhinos, it is also the home of many other creatures like migratory birds that are rare to find, wild elephants, tigers, grey pelicans, mammals, bears and panthers. It has other species of flora and fauna such as hog deer, wild Asiatic water buffaloes, sambar, swamp deer, Indian Muntjac, gaur, etc. The landscape area of Kaziranga National park is filled with dense forests, shallow pools, rugged reeds, tall elephant grasses and marshes.
The park is valued worldwide for its sight of rare wildlife creatures and vast geographical characteristics. Ganges River Dolphin and Tiger Reserve are also some of the main attractions of the Kaziranga National Park. It is also the best place to visit by adventurous birdwatchers as the place is known for its birding and gives a distinct point of beautiful bird watching.
Jeep safari and Elephant safari during the tour of Kaziranga National Park gives a mesmerizing view of nature and wildlife. Kaziranga National Park was announced as a National Park in the year 1974. It is said that the name Kaziranga comes from Karbi the name of a woman who ruled the place during ancient times.