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Orang National Park, Assam: Location, Jeep Safari Price, and Why Is It Famous

Orang National Park or Rajiv Gandhi National Park, home of fauna: Know where Orang National Park is situated and why the park is famous for?

Orang National Park, Assam: Location, Jeep Safari Price, and Why Is It Famous

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Orange National Park also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park is located partly in districts of Sonitpur and Darrang of Assam, India. Its area spreads over 79.28 square kilometres of land situated along with the northern banks of the mighty River Brahmaputra. The Orang National Park is the shelter of various species of fauna like the Bengal Tiger, Water Buffaloes, Asiatic elephant, Civets, hog deer and great Indian Rhinoceros, Leopards, Porcupines and others. Additionally, it is also a place of 220 bird species of the region like woodpeckers, white pelicans and kingfishers.

The Orang National park contributes with a better population of fishes of about fifty varieties along with the presence of Gangetic Dolphins. Visitors often spot varieties of snakes in the place like Cobras and Pythons and it is also a place of around seven different species of reptiles like tortoise and turtle and their species.

Orang National Park was formed as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1985 covering 78.8 square km and was finally announced as a National Park on April 13, 1999. As per the grasslands, wetlands, streamlets, the landscape of the park is regarded like the landscape of the famous Kaziranga National Park. Just like the Kaziranga National Park, the Orang National Park is also known for the conservation of one-horned Rhinos making it a remarkable place to visit.

A wildlife tour in a Jeep Safari is something that is an essential part of the journey in the Orang National Park as it provides a beautiful wildlife view along with the scenic natural beauty. The Jeep Safari price is around Rupees 1200 on every trip around the National Park.

Orang National Park is situated 150 kilometres from the international Airport of Guwahati and a distance of about 70 kilometres from the Mangaldai Railway Station. The closest airport from the Orang National park is 80 kilometres distance which is the Salonibari Airport, Tezpur.

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Orang National Park, Assam: Location, Jeep Safari Price, and Why Is It Famous

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