Manas National Park

Manas National Park Timings, Safari details, Tour Package

Manas National Park History

Year Details
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 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) are available. Private/Own Vehicles are not allowed inside. Only Registered vehicles with the park are allowed inside.

For more details, please call 85000 87012

Manas National Park Opening / Closing Dates

Dates Details
Opening Month Nov to Apr
Partial Open May and Oct
Remains closed June to Sep

How to reach Manas National Park?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is Guwahati which is 176 km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Barpeta Road which is 20 km away

By Road

  1. This park can be reached from Guwahati or from Barpeta by Bus.


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