Manas National Park


Manas National Park



Best time

November – April


2837 sq. km

Major Animals/Birds

Hispid Hare, Pigmy Hog, Golden Langur, Indian Rhinoceros, Asiatic Buffalo etc. Other commonly seen animals are Elephant, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Himalayan Bear, Wild Boar, Samber, Swamp Deer, Hog Deer

Manas National Park is located in Assam. Area of Manas National Park is 2837 sq. km . .,best time to visit manas National Park is between Nov to April.

One of India’s oldest Tiger Reserves and Biosphere Reserves, located on the Himalayan foothills in the state of Assam, is known for its unusual biodiversity and picturesque settings. The picturesque Manas River flows through the park, marking the border between India and Bhutan, with a substantial portion of the park spilling into Bhutan territory. Manas National Park, which covers around 391 square kilometres, was designated as a Project Tiger Reserve in 1973, a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985, and a Biosphere Reserve in 1989.

Tiger and Leopard live in the untamed terrain of Manas National Park. There are several wild Elephants living happily in their natural habitat. Read our travel guide to find out where to stay and how to go on a safari in Manas National Park.

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River Rafting

This 35-kilometer boat journey is ideal for birding. There are various bird species near the river. Private service companies conduct river rafting. As a result, the cost and timing vary depending on the service provider.

Safari Timings

The call of blooming rainforests, alive with flora and animals, offers a quiet stay as well as an exhilarating safari. If you’re lucky, you could glimpse a tiger, a one-horned rhino, a few lush birds, swamp deer, a pygmy hog, or a Bengal Florican.

Jeep Safari hours: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Elephant Safari Hours: 6 a.m. to 7 a.m..

Safari Gate/Zones

Manas National Park is separated into three zones.

  • Bansbari Zone
  • Bhuyanpara Zone
  • Panbari Zone

The finest zone is The Bansbari Zone embodies the perfection that Manas National Park has to offer. There is a wide range of tourism need in terms of animals here. This zone is Manas’s centre zone, and it has links to other zones that are useful for exploring the jungle.

Major Attractions in & Around the Park

Apart from the animals, there are a variety of attractions in and surrounding

Manas National Park that make it a perfect site to visit:
• Rivers,
• Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GATC),
• monastery & temple of the Vaishnavite reformer

Major Fauna in Manas National Park

The park features a diverse natural population, with many animals and birds coexisting. Manas National Park is home to over 450 species of birds, 50 species of reptiles, 55 species of mammals, and a few species of amphibians. The park is well-known for its uncommon animal species such as the Assam roofed turtle, hispid hare, golden langur, and pygmy hog. It also has the world’s biggest population of the endangered Bengal florican.



Tigers, Leopard, Indian Rhinoceros, Clouded Leopard, Black Panther, Asian golden cat, Barasingha, Hoolock Gibbons, Smooth-coated Otters, Capped Langurs, Gaurs, Asian Water Buffaloes, Barking Deer, Hog Deer, Golden Langurs, Assamese Macaques, Slow Loris, Asian Elephants, Indian Rhinoceros, Sambar Deer, Chital


Bengal Florican, Giant Hornbill, Jungle Fowls, Bulbuls, Brahminy Ducks, Egrets, Pelicans, Pied Hornbills, Grey Hornbills, Mergansers, Serpent Eagles, Falcons, Red-headed Trogon, Swamp Francolin, Wreathed and Rufous-necked Hornbill, Marsh and Jerdon’s Babblers, Pied Harrier, Ibis bill, Scarlet Minivets, Fishing Eagles, Magpie Robins, Bee-Eaters, Harriers, Como duck etc.


Assam Roofed Turtle, Monitor Lizard, Gharial, Snakes ,green tree frog, bubble nest frog, twin spotted tree frog, blue fan-throated lizard, water monitor lizard, king cobra and pope’s pit viper.etc