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Asia > South Asia > India > North-Eastern India > Assam > Manas National Park

Manas National Park is in Assam. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to many species including tigers.

UnderstandEdit

 
Capped langur in Manas National Park

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LandscapeEdit

Flora and faunaEdit

ClimateEdit

January 10 °C minimum and 20 °C max. In July 25 °C min. and 38 °C max.

Get inEdit

By roadEdit

Manas is about 176 km from Guwahati. The National Highway No. 31 adjoins Barpeta Road which is 22 km to Bansbari.

By trainEdit

The nearest train station of Manas National Park is Barpeta Road Railway Station, which is 22 km to Bansbari (MusaJungle Retreat, Manas) by road. New Bongaigaon railway junction is the other nearest railway station of the park.

By planeEdit

The Lokpriya Gopinath International Airport of Guwahati is the nearest airport.

 
A view of mountains from the park

Fees and permitsEdit

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

The National Park has recorded 55 species of mammals, 380 species of birds, 50 of reptiles, and 3 species of amphibians. It includes Indian elephants, Indian rhinoceros, gaurs, Asian water buffaloes, barasingha, Indian tigers, Indian leopards, clouded leopards, Asian golden cats, capped langurs, golden langurs, Assamese macaques, slow loris, hoolock gibbons, smooth-coated otters, sloth bears, barking deers, hog deers, black panthers, sambar deers and chitals.

 
Tephrodornis gularis

The park also has many rare species of birds. It has the largest population of the endangered Bengal florican to be found anywhere. Other major bird species include great hornbills, jungle fowls, bulbuls, brahminy ducks, Kalij pheasants, egrets, pelicans, fishing eagles, crested serpent-eagles, falcons, scarlet minivets, bee-eaters, magpie robins, pied hornbills, grey hornbills, mergansers, harriers, ospreys and herons.

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SleepEdit

There are many resorts and lodges around the national park.

LodgingEdit

  • Birina
  • Florican

CampingEdit

BackcountryEdit

Stay safeEdit

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