Kaziranga National Park is renowned for having the largest population in the world of the prehistoric looking one-horned rhinoceros was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. It’s situated in the heart of Assam covers about 430 sq. km. Much of its territory is covered by quicksand and pasture, which makes the jungle a perfect habitat for a number of animal and plant species. Not only does it host the mammals but also a thousand of migratory birds that arrive at the park every year, from distant lands as far away as Siberia.
It offers multiple activities for anyone who is adventurous and is an explorer. One of the many attractions is elephant safari in the tropical semi-evergreen forests, rocky landscapes and tall thickets grass. You will love this idea to amble over the lowlands at an attitude of 9-10 ft. high. There is no alternative way to relish the fascinating wildlife tour than taking ride on a majestic elephant. This is also the most demanded activity in Kaziranga and the seats are limited, so you have to book the seats as earlier as you can. These safaris are conducted at a fixed time, usually in the morning between 5:30 am to 7.30 am. The elephant safaris take place in the central and western range. Elephant rides timing and routes are decided by the park management.
Elephant Safari tour is the right selection of itineraries aimed for people who wish to see the jungle of varied topography and to capture a sight of wild animals more closely. Maximum area of the park is easily accessible so one could closely see the herds of one-horned rhinos roaming around. Since, it offers you a chance to view animals in their natural habitat, the rich fauna of Kaziranga coverts your trip into the rewarding experience.