We welcome you to the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, Assam.
The Orang National Park is also known as the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park and is located approximately 140 km from Guwahati in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam. The Orang National Park is often referred to as the mini Kaziranga of Assam and is spread across an area of 79 sq. km. Orang National Park’s Landscapes made up of streams, marshes and grasslands resembles the topography of the Kaziranga National Park. Orang is known for its population of the Indian One Horned Rhinoceros and the Royal Bengal Tiger.
Originally established a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1985, Orang was declared as a National Park in 1999.
Orang National Park contains significant breeding populations of several fauna species. Apart from the great Indian one-horned rhinoceros the other key species sharing the habitat are the Royal Bengal Tigers ,Asiatic Elephants, Pygmy Hog, Hog Deer, etc.
More than 50 species of fish have been recorded in the river and channels flowing through the Orang National park.
The Orang National Park is home to a variety of migratory birds, water birds, predators, scavengers and game birds. A total of 222 species of birds have so far been recorded, some of which are: spot-billed pelican, great white pelican, black-necked stork , greater adjutant stork, lesser adjutant stork, ruddy shelduck, etc. Migratory birds as far as from America such as the milky American white pelicans have also been reported in the park.
Among reptiles, seven species of turtle and tortoise are found in Orang National Park, out of which turtle varieties such as Lissemys punctata, Kachuga tecta are common. Among snakes, pythons and cobras are recorded here. Indian rock python, black krait, king cobra, cobra, monitor lizard are the reptiles found here.
Jungle Safari options at Orang National Park ~
Jeep Safari into the interiors of the Orang National Park
Stay options at Orang National Park ~
Prashanti Tourist Lodge at Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park