The ‘Ride of the Kings’ ~ ELEPHANT Safari is the most thrilling options of Safari into the Kaziranga National Park as you are able to Spot Fauna species from a close distance with this option. Elephant Safari start as early as 4.30 AM in the mornings which serves as an ideal time to spot Animal species in the Kaziranga National Park. Sitting abode the King of the animal kingdom you can care less in case you are able to spot one of the Big Four (4) cat species at Kaziranga. This Safari option guarantees your luck to sight the Majestic One Horned Rhinoceros species at the Kaziranga National Park. Elephant Safari at Kaziranga National Park is an ideal choice for any nature lover who wants to catch a glimpse the diverse flora and fauna from a close proximity. This jungle safari option best suites to identify the fauna of Kaziranga National Park amidst the tall grasslands and rocky landscapes as your view is extended from the Elephant back.
The Kaziranga National Park in Assam a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Tiger Reserve is spread across a total core area of 430 square kilometers. Further, to make Kaziranga National Park accessible to tourists it is split into four zones. While the Jeep Safari inside these ranges of Kaziranga are allowed across the four zones, the Elephant safari is organized in the two zones only: the Central or Kohora range and the Western or Bagori range. Again here, access to the Kohora Safari zone on Elephant Safari is limited to foreigners and VIP delegates while Indian Nationals get the option to explore the vast reserves of Kaziranga National Park on an Elephant back here at the Bagori Safari Zone. Elephant rides timing and routes are decided by the Kaziranga National Park management. Usually there are two regular slots for Elephant Safari during the tourist season at Kaziranga National Park. One at morning 5 AM and the other at morning 6 AM. When the number of tourists are more a third slot at 7 AM is also added. The park authority retains the right to change the timing and routes. Usually, guests prefer to take safari in the western zone where they will have chance to get close view of the rhinos. Do not make any perception about a particular zone because all zones take you to the heart of the Kaziranga National Park and there is no such bad zone. Every zone is unique in term of forests, grasslands, density of mammals & bird, land topography, terrains etc.
The Elephant Safari at Kaziranga National Park get booked very early before the start of season due to limited availability of Elephants at both the Safari ranges. Hence it becomes necessary for guests to book their safari much ahead of their travel dates to Kaziranga National Park. Bookings can be undertaken for Indian National at the Bagori Safari range of Kaziranga while no advance booking is taken for Elephant Safari at Kohora range. Bookings at Kohora can be arranged based on availability during the time of visit.
|Elephant Safari Timings at Kaziranga|
|Safari Range||Safari Timings|
|Western Range – Bagori||5 AM to 7 AM|
|Central Range – Kohora||5 AM to 7 AM|
|Elephant Safari Booking Offices Kaziranga|
|Safari Ranges||Booking Office|
|Western Range – Bagori||Centenary Convention Center – Kohora|
|Central Range – Kohora||Range Office – Bagori|
|Elephant Safari Route at Kaziranga National Park|
|Safari Range||Start Point||Safari Route||Duration|
|Central Range, Kohora||Mihimukh Riding Tower Kohora||Mihimukh Riding point No. 1 via 2nd Addition to KNP up to Riding point No. 2 at Kathpora and vice versa at Southern periphery.||1 hour|
|Western Range, Bagori||Near Range Headquarters, Bagori||Bagori – along the Central path towards Donga – right bank of Mori Diffalu river and back to Bagori||1 hour|
|Nationality||Safari Rates at the different Ranges in Kaziranga National Park|
|Indians (Per Head)||1050|
|Foreigners (Per Head)||2050||2050|
To book your Elephant Safari at Kaziranga National Park please fill in the form below:
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Kaziranga Elephant Safari terms and conditions:
- We are responsible for booking Elephant Safari, collection of payment and handing over of payment receipt to our visitors
- Entry Pass for Elephant Safari to be collected by visitors along with our representative from Safari Ticket Counter
- Kaziranga National Park Authority reserves the right to admittance of visitors
- Safari inside Kaziranga National Park may be closed without prior notice based on climate conditions and Rhino census
- Above mentioned rates are subjected to revision without prior notice
- Hotel/Resort pick up and drop will be charged extra
- We are not responsible for delay in start of Elephant Safari
- Camera charges both Still and Video are additional as per Government prescribed fees
- Please do not carry eatables inside the Kaziranga National Park
- Use of plastics is banned inside Kaziranga National Park
- Avoid bright colored clothes inside premises of Kaziranga National Park
Sample Itinerary for Elephant Safari at Kaziranga National Park:
Day 1 ~ Guwahati – Kaziranga National Park
Arrive at Guwahati Airport. On arrival you will be received by our representative at the airport offering a warm welcome in traditional Assamese style. From the Airport drive to the Kaziranga National Park. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kaziranga National Park is home to the highest population of the Endangered One Horned Rhinoceros species anywhere in the world. On arrival check into a Comfortable hotel/Guest House. Visit the nearby tea gardens in the late afternoon. Evening Bon fire and cultural performances (Bihu Dance of Assam) on request.
Night Stay: Comfortable Hotel at the Kaziranga National Park
Meals Included: NA
Day 2 ~ Kaziranga National Park – Kaziranga Orchid Park – Guwahati
Early morning go for a Elephant Safari into the Kaziranga National Park from the Bagodi/Kohora Safari Range at the National Park. Later in the day visit the Kaziranga Orchid and Bio-Diversity Park at Kaziranga National Park. The Kaziranga Orchid and Bio-Diveristy Park is the Largest Orchid Park in India. Depart to Guwahati.
Night Stay: Comfortable Hotel at Guwahati
Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 3 ~ Kamakhya Temple – Depart
Early morning visit the holy Kamakhya Temple at Guwahati. After breakfast you will depart to Guwahati Airport for your onward destination. Trip Ends. Bid Adieu!
Meals Included: Breakfast