Orang National Park

Covering 78.81 sq kilometers of area by the Orang national park, located near Darrang and Sonitpur, on the north bank of the Brahmaputra. It is also known as mini Kaziranga, home of Bengal Florican, Water Buffaloes, Pigmy Hogs, and Bengal Tigers and established in the 1985 & declared as the national park on 13th of April 1999. Endangered One-horned rhinoceros is the major attractions of this national park. Elephant safari is the best option to explore the Park. The vegetation in the Orang National Park is mainly flat, swamp grassland. Elephant ride is the major activity of Orange National Park. The Park boasts of around 50 species of fishes.
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  • How to Reach
  • Itinerary

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General Information

Best time to visit: November to March

Flora: Bombax ceiba, Litsaea polyantha, Dalbergia sisoo, Sterculia villosa, Trewia nudiflora, Zizypphus jujuba, etc. The notable aquatic plant species are Andropogon spp., Ipomea reptans, Enhydra flushians and the non aquatic species are Phragmites karka, Arundo donax, Imperata cylindrical, Saccarum spp. etc.

Some important Fauna are as follows:

Mammals: Horned Rhinoceros and other species such as the Royal Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris), Asiatic elephant, hog deer, wild boar, civets, leopards, hare and porcupines, Wild Elephants, Water Buffaloes, Pigmy Hogs.

Birds: Orang National Park in Assam is the most important habitat of the Bengal florican. Other important birds are Spot-billed Pelican, Black-necked Stork, Greater Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant, Rudy Shelduck, Gadwall, Mallard, Pintail, Pallas's Fishing Eagle and a number of others including forest and grassland birds.

Reptile: Among reptiles, turtles like Lissemys punctata, Kachuga tecta, and among snakes pythons and cobras are known to frequent these in this area.

Top Hotels: Roadway Inn & conference center comfort Inn, Orang County Kabini.

How to Reach

By Air: The nearest airport of Saloni which is 10 km from Tezpur.

By Rail: The nearest railhead is Saloni (41km) & Rangapara.

By Road: Regular buses ply to and from Tezpur, which is well connected with all the major cities of Assam

Itinerary

Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights

Places to Visit: Delhi - Guwahati - Tezpur - Orang national park - Tezpur - Guwahati - Delhi

Day 1 (Delhi)

Delhi - sightseeing of Delhi - back to the hotel

Day 2 (Delhi - Guwahati - Tezpur - Orang national park)


Forest - See the Flora and Fauna of the Orang national park - back to the hotel

Day 3 (Orang national park - Guwahati)

Kaziranga National Park - Guwahati - visit in tourists spots of Guwahati.

Day 4 (Guwahati - Delhi)

Today return back to Delhi.
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