The Abundant Wildlife Of Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park

Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park
An Indian state located in north-eastern part of the country, Assam offers beautiful natural landscapes that would truly mesmerise any tourist visiting the region. This is the reason why Assam tourism has witnessed tremendous growth in the past few years. People from different corners of the world visit this region for its vast expanses of evergreen rainforests and large varieties of flora and fauna. Wild animals in an Assam national park is always a delight to watch, as they are seen moving around freely in their natural habitat. There are many wildlife sanctuaries in this region that are worth visiting, but tourists often find Orang National Park very convenient to visit during peak seasons. Except the journey on 12-kilometre bumpy road that they have to endure before getting there, everything else about the visit to this national park is absolutely wonderful.

About Organ National Park - The Orang National Park is located at bank of Brahmaputra River, Assam covers 78.81 square kilometers (30.43 sq mi). At 1985 it is declare as national park. Orang National Park also know as mini Kaziranga National Park because of its simmilar landscape. Best time to visit this wildlife reserve is between the months of November and April, but many people consider February and March as an ideal time for its tour. Visitors can choose the national park timing of their choice which would be either in early mornings or early evenings. Its Rhinos are quite popular among the tourists, but they can also witness different types of wild animals and birds while touring the park. Animals that are part of Orang wildlife include elephants, tigers, barking deer and leopard. Bird lovers can find plenty of resident and migratory birds in this national park including Rudy Shelduck and Mallard. Tourists would also find an inspection bungalow overlooking a swampy grassland very useful in sighting wild animals of this area.

Buffalo at Orang National Park

Orangutan at Orang National Park

Orang Wildlife

Ruddy Shelduck at Pond

Reaching this region would not be a problem for visitors as it is well-connected to the national highway through gravel roads. Both domestic and international travelers can access the national park from Guwahati, which is the capital of Assam. An Orang national park map would provide the required directions for tourists while sightseeing. It is advisable to wear cotton clothes in summer season, while people visiting during winters must wear light woolen clothes. Those looking for Orang National Park accommodation can find some excellent resorts in the surrounding regions. These resorts offer elegant rooms or suites for tourists for a comfortable stay while their location helps to arrange wildlife tours according to Orang national park timings without any hassles. Other than the wildlife reserve, they can also visit other places of interest during their stay in these resorts.

Majestic Beauty Of Assam National Parks

One Horn Rhino at Kaziranga National Park
Assam is known as the gateway to north-east India and also finds mention in 'Mahabharata', one of the major Hindu epics. It is referred to as 'Pragiyotisha' and 'Kamarupa' in the ancient text. Possessing immense natural beauty, this state has vast expanses of tropical evergreen rainforests that fosters huge varieties of flora and fauna. The famous one-horned rhinoceros can be found in Assam national parks that have been used for conserving several other endangered species. Visitors from different parts of the world flock to these wildlife sanctuaries every year to witness the wild animals and birds moving freely in the protected natural surroundings. Dense forests of Assam have also provided much needed shelter for Asian elephants. Growing popularity of these regions among tourists have prompted authorities to develop various facilities for visitors. People who travel to this region also contribute towards the developmental activities that authorities of national parks come up with on a regular basis. 

Dibru - Saikhowa national park's Grassland
North-eastern parts of India have always fascinated travellers right from the ancient times, who captured the mystical views of rivers, hills, waterfalls and dense forests in their writings. In recent times, an Assam wildlife tour would reveal everything that the ancient travellers had recorded during their journeys. Such tours are conducted either on elephant backs or using vehicles such as an open Gypsy. Tourists prefer elephant safaris as they provide an opportunity to explore places where vehicles cannot enter. Expert guides ensure that visitors are safely taken to the locations where they can witness amazing wildlife of the national parks. But, there are certain rules and guidelines that have to be followed while on wildlife safaris to ensure that they do not cause any disturbance to the animals and birds. It is absolutely necessary that vehicles be driven slowly while inside the parks to get a better view of the wildlife. Specific tracks have been created for directions to keep the vehicles at a safe distance from plants, trees, animals and birds of these regions. Bags are provided for visitors to put the non-biodegradable materials such as tin cans and plastic bottles in them while touring the parks to prevent pollution. 
- Following are the List of National Park in Assam -
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Manas National Park
  • Dibru - Saikhowa national park
  • Nameri National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
Flora and Fauna of Nameri National Park
Tourism in Assam has not only helped curious visitors to explore its green natural surroundings, but has also been instrumental to a great extent in generating employment opportunities for the locals. As a result, many of them today are associated with Assam tourism by working as tour guides, drivers or any of the professionals related to this industry. Increase in numbers of visitors to Assam's national parks every year has also prompted the authorities to concentrate more on conservation of forests and wildlife. A great deal of planning is being done for the development of various facilities in the national parks. This would benefit both domestic and international visitors to explore wildlife sanctuaries of Assam in a better way. Revenues generated as a result of increased tourist activities would go a long way in building adequate funds for carrying out the required developmental and maintenance work in these parks.

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