A stay at the national park is not only confined to spending days within the park. There are several attractions in and around the national park that can be visited in a couple of days’ time. Gohpur, the sub-divisional town of Sonitpur district is a famous historic town. The Kakochang Waterfalls is also an interesting place to visit that is a popular picnic spot. In Numaligarh (Golaghat district), tourists can also visit the Deoparbat Ruins.
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Since Kaziranga is a national park, travelling here is primarily on road. It is located 225 kilometres from Guwahati, and the best way to reach Kaziranga is on hired cabs. The other nearby towns are Tezpur and Golaghat which are well connected to other parts of the state.
Kaziranga is known for receiving heavy rainfall. Due to this, the national park remains closed for public for several months every year. The park experiences three distinct climates – summers, monsoons and winters. While the summers are dry and windy, the monsoons often flood the park. Winters are a pleasant and the best time to visit the national park.