The state of Assam is situated on the foothills of the Himalayan range of mountains and the Meghalayan plateau. The state is particularly dominated by the presence of the Brahmaputra River, which acts as the factor of pristine beauty for this state. The countries of Bangladesh and Bhutan acts as its immediate neighbours.
1. Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Kaziranga National Park located in Assam is UNESCO declared World Heritage and popular across the globe for one-horned Rhinoceros. It lies in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the Assam. The park hosts two-thirds of the world’s great one-horned rhinos. As per the census conducted in March 2018 which was jointly held by the Forest Department of Assam and some noted wildlife NGOs; which reveals the rhino population in Kaziranga National Park is 2,413. Kaziranga is one of the popular wildlife tourism spot in north India.
It was declared as national park in the year of 2006 as it has the highest density of tigers living in protected area in the world. The park also houses huge breeding populations of elephants, swamp deer and wild water buffalo. Kaziranga is also known as a prominent birdlife area by Birdlife International for conserving varied species of Birdlife.