Discover the fascinating wildlife of Kaziranga and nearby areas with itineraries for wildlife enthusiasts of all kinds. Our trained naturalists and friendly staff will help make the most of all your wilderness plans.
The Park contains about 15 species of India's threatened mammals and harbours the world's largest population of Indian rhinoceros and Indian elephant. Other mammals include capped langur, hoolock gibbon, tiger, leopard, sloth bear, Ganges dolphin, otter, wild boar, water buffalo, gaur, sambar, swamp deer, hog deer and Barking deer.
The avifauna of the Park region comprises over 400 species .The numerous water bodies within the Park are rich reservoirs of food and thousands of migratory birds, representing over 100 species, visit the Park seasonally from as far afield as Siberia. There is a grey pelican rookery near Kaziranga Village. Other birds of interest include black-necked stork, lesser adjutant stork, Pallas's fish eagle, grey-headed fish eagle, Bengal florican, swamp partridge, grey peacock-pheasant, great pied hornbill, green imperial pigeon, silver-breasted broadbill and Jerdon's bushchat.
The reptilian fauna include Assam roofed turtle, water monitor, Indian python, common cobra and king cobra.
There are several ways to explore the sprawling wilderness. The Lodge organizes daily elephant and jeep rides with an accompanying naturalist to help you spot and understand the private lives and habits of the diverse fauna.
The Lodge also organizes a unique forest walk, an activity that requires special permission from the authorities. This 2 hour guided tour allows you to experience and appreciate the details that you may miss on an elephant or a jeep.
The Dolphin Boat Safari takes you on a voyage of discovery on the majestic Brahmaputra River. After sailing to an 11th century Hindu temple, the dolphin spotting begins. The day-long excursion ends with a short visit to the nearby town of Tezpur.