Manas National Park
Manas National Park Timings, Safari details, Tour Package
Manas National Park History
|1905||Proposed Reserve Forest|
|1907||Named Manas Reserve Forest|
|1950||Declared as Wildlife Sanctuary with 360 Sq.Km of area|
|1973||Declare as Tiger Reserve with 2837 Sq.km of Area to protect Tigers|
|1985||Declared as UNESCO site|
|1989||Declared a Biosphere Reserve|
|1990||Declared as Manas National Park with 500 Sq.Km of area|
|2003||Declared as Chirang – Ripu Elephant Reserve with 2600 Sq.Km of area|
Currently, 27 Rhinos are available in this park. Golden Langur Monkey can be seen here. Commonly seen animals are Tiger, Rhino, Elephant, Pygmy hog, Hispid hare, Assamese Macaque, Rhesus Macaque, Leopard, Golden Cat, Clouded leopard, Fishing cat, Leopard cat, Jungle Cat, the Large Indian civet, the Small Indian civet, Jackal, Common palm civet or Toddy cat, Himalaya palm civet, Binturong, Common Mongoose, Small Indian mongoose, Himalayan black bear, Sloth bear, Gaur, Water buffalo, Sambar, Hog deer, Barking deer, Swamp deer, Wild pigs etc.
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Park Area: 500 Sq.Km
Best time to visit: November to April
Closing Time depends on the sunset: 4.30 pm in the month of November and March. 5:30 pm during April month.
Safari Details: Elephant Safari and Jeep Safari (Gypsy) is available. Private/Own Vehicles are not allowed inside. Only Registered vehicles with the park are allowed inside.
Manas National Park Opening / Closing Dates
|Opening Month||Nov to Apr|
|Partial Open||May and Oct|
|Remains closed||June to Sep|
How to reach Manas National Park?
- The nearest airport is at Guwahati which is 176 km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Barpeta Road which is 20 km away
- This park can be reached from Guwahati or from Barpeta by Bus.
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