The most famous and beautiful Kaziranga is situated on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra river and also the highest density of tigers lives here. This park is spread over 858 sq.kms and was officially announced as a Tiger Reserve in 2006.
Located in Nagaon and Golaghat districts of the north-east Indian state of Assam, Kaziranga national park has received international recognition for its bio-diversity. Almost two-thirds of the world's population of endangered one-horned rhinoceros subsists on this UNESCO world heritage site. Expect to also spot elephants, buffalos, swamp deer and a vast variety of exotic birds. Usually elusive tigers and the rhinos are best viewed from elephant-back. Spread over 20 acres of land and positively immersed in the rousing aroma of tea from the plantations that dominate the surrounding hills, the Iora Retreat is among the newest resorts here. Visit the tea garden to know the specific details about the tea-making process. Shop for local handicrafts or take in folk performances at the Bodo villages.How to get there
There are flights to Guwahati (225km from the resort), the capital of Assam, or to Jorhat (90 km from the resort). From here trains, buses and taxis are available to get the resort.Where to stayRooms at the Iora Retreat start at Rs 3300 and suites can cost you approximately Rs 11000 per night.Contact: 0361 2665696 or visit: www.kazirangasafari.com