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Kaziranga – A Perfect Stopover In The Vicinity Of The Wild

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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.

How To Reach Kaziranga

Since Kaziranga is a national park, travelling here is primarily on road. It is located 225 km 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 Weather

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 pleasant and it’s the best time to visit the national park.

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Kaziranga Weather

Kaziranga
24oC / 76oF
  • Patchy rain possible
  • Wind: NNE 8 km/h

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Kaziranga

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How to Reach Kaziranga

  • By Road
    For tourists travelling to Kaziranga directly from Guwahati, there are several buses and vehicles that can be booked.
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  • By Train
    Roadways are the lifeline for Kaziranga National Park. The National Highway 37A connects Kaziranga to Guwahati and Upper Assam. Tezpur is about 80 kilometres from the park while the other nearby town in Jorhat.
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  • By Air
    The nearest functional airport to Kaziranga is in Jorhat, located about 82 kilometres from the national park. The Jorhat airport has regular flights to Guwahati and Kolkata. The nearest international airport is the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport at Guwahati. Guwahati is located at a distance of 223 kilometres from the national park.
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  • Today
    Kaziranga
    24 OC
    76 OF
    UV Index: 6
    Patchy rain possible
  • Tomorrow
    Kaziranga
    22 OC
    72 OF
    UV Index: 7
    Partly cloudy
  • Day After
    Kaziranga
    23 OC
    73 OF
    UV Index: 6
    Patchy rain possible