Manas National Park: The Splendor of Nature
The beautiful area of the Manas National Park is a refreshing experience. Here the tranquil atmosphere is somehow heightened with the cries of beautiful birds that hide themselves in the trees. Suddenly you may find that the serenity is disturbed with the gorgeous roar of a tiger or the trumpet of an elephant.The National Park has now an area of more than 950 sq. km. Its large area encompasses some of the most fascinating animals and birds in India. The Manas National Park is associated with many conservation acts. It is an Elephant Reserve and a Project Tiger Reserve. It is a Biosphere Reserve and has also been considered to be a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The park is home to some incredible rare species. You will find the Assam Roofed Turtle moving steadily while the Hispid Hare hops about. The Golden Langur cries from the trees while the Pygmy Hog moves slowly. These animals cannot be found elsewhere in the entire world! Here the Wild Water Buffalo can also be found grazing about along with gaurs and barasingha.55 mammalian species have been recorded as living her along with 50 species of reptiles. The cat family and the langur family are well established here. Leopards, Indian tigers, Asian golden cats, black panthers and clouded leopards represent the cat family. Langurs are represented by the Golden Langur and the Capped Langur. Around 380 avian species have been noticed here.In Manas National Park, you will be regaled with new species popping out from the rich landscape. It is difficult to be bored as you will have the company of all these exciting animals.
How to Get There
By Air :
The nearest airport Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport 175 km away.
By Rail :
The nearest railhead is Barpeta Road 40 km away from the park.
By Road :
Manas is 175 km from Guwahati. The National Highway No. 31 connects Barpeta Road.
***The Opening time:
Manas National Park is open for tourist from 01st Nov till 30th April only.