In the foothills of Eastern Himalayas and in the Bhabar area of western Assam is located the Manas National Park that stretches over an area of 950 sq km. The park is a delight for nature and adventure lovers alike due to its unique biodiversity, matchless natural beauty and scenic landscape in the foothills of Himalayan range. The park is named after the Manas River which flows through the heart of the park.
Tourists to Manas National Park feel a new dimension of wilderness due to the combination of rugged mountains and forested hills of the park. Further, it is known for its Tiger Reserve and Elephant Reserve and visitors here can enjoy jeep safaris. Night excursions are also possible at the park to explore the wildlife. Visitors here can enjoy elephant ride and boating on the Manas River and experience true essences of nature at their best.
The Manas National Park is a Natural World Heritage Site declared by the UNESCO and is a home to a vast variety of endangered and rare wildlife. The park is rich in flora and fauna and it is home to a variety of endemic wildlife species including the Golden Langur, Pygmy Hog, Hispid Hare and Assam Roofed Turtle. It’s also home to a big population of Wild Water Buffaloes.