MANAS NATIONAL PARK
Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site located in the foothills of the Himalayan where you can see the grasslands and the tropical
forests crosses from the wooded hills.This Park is famous for the various wildlife
and species such as the tiger, pygmy hog, Indian rhinoceros and Indian elephant. This park is the major tourists attraction and it is a beautiful paradise
on the earth as it is a heritage home to the wild buffalo, elephant, tiger and rhino, Manas harbours, it attracts a large number of people towards them to make their tours & holidays memorable.This Park is also famous for the rare and endangered endemic wildlife like Assam Roofed Turtle, Hispid Hare, Golden Langur and Pygmy Hog. Manas is famous for its population of the Wild water buffalo.
The name of this park is derived from the Manas River, after the name of the Goddess Manasa. Manas River is tributed from the Brahmaputra River and passes from the heart of the national park.This National Park is declared as the Sanctuary in the 1928 and spread in the area of 360 km².Apart from the various villages around the park, there are only one forests village named by the Agrang.Other frings villages are depend upon the park directly or indirectly.
Almost the half area of the park is covered with the grasslands of the Terai and Bahar type.The thick woodlands are called Eastern Moist Deciduous Forests of various types. In this park you can see around the 650 species of the various types and the trees that are seen here are Simul, Oxi, Sissoo, Khaie, Gamari, etc.Mainly the tiger population are found in this park which are counted up to the 60, the population of the Royal Bengal Tigers are found here.
Habita of Manas is ideal home for the specialised birds.It is a best place to see the Bengal Florican in the world and is also a great place to see the Great Hornbill. You can here around the 380 species of the birds which are listed below:
Black-tailed Crake, Red-headed Trogo, Swamp Francolin, Wreathed and Rufous-necked Hornbill, Marsh and Jerdon’s Babbler, Rufous-rumped and Bristled Grassbirds.
The best time to visit the park is from the November and February, as rain can be seen here in the month of the May to September.During the period of the sunrise and the sunset the trips are premitted to the forests.