A Complete Travel Guide For Assam--- Informations Of Wildlife, Fair & Festivals, State Information, Tourist Places Of This Eastern Indian State!!!
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Manas is situated in Assam spread over an area of 391 sq km, earlier it was known as North Kamrup, declared as a sanctuary on December 01, 1928. It was accorded the status of World Heritage Site in 1985. Manas houses 19 of India's most endangered animal populations. It has the largest population of tigers among Indian reserves. It is a home to the rare golden langur . The prominent fauna here are the rhino, wild buffalos, elephants, gaur, swamp deer, capped langur and clouded leopard. . The main highlight of the park is the giant hornbill, two subspecies of which, the pied and grey varieties are to be found here.It extends into the foothills of Bhutan where it is called the Royal Manas National Park. Its wetlands are of international importance and essential for the survival of the fast-vanishing hispid hare and pygmy hog. November to March.Golden Langur, rhino, wild buffalos, elephants, gaur, swamp deer, capped langur and clouded leopard, giant hornbill. Guwahati is the nearest airport, which is 176 kms away. If people wish to come through train then the nearest railhead or town is Barpeta Road, which is 41 kms away and after reaching the park even the facilities within the park are riding elephants and boats on the rivers available for transport.


The best season to visit Manas park is between October to April. Rest of the year it is off season for the national park. Avoid the monsoon as many parts of the park is flooded and animals are not easy to spot.

 


Manas national park is 176 km from Guwahati from where is easier to drive than to take any other transport. For Mana the nearest airport is Borjhar airport, Guwahati. This airport is connected with flight s from other cities. The nearest railhead is Barpeta road. This station is 136 km from Guwahati. Manas is well connected by network of roads which connect the place with other cities and towns in the state. There are regular bus services operated by state transport as well as the private operators. One can also hire taxis for the park from Guwahati. .