Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park

 

The oldest game reserve of the State just on the northern bank of river Brahmaputra with an area of 78.80 sq. kms. and an important breeding ground for varieties of Fishes.

Oarang National Park Map
What you expect to see


Mammal : Rhinoceros, Tiger, Maljuria Elephants (male elephants in group), Hog Deer, Wild Pig, Civet Cat, Porcupine and Gangetic Dolphin.


Birds : 222 species of Birds have so far been recorded, some of which are Spot Billed Pelican, White Pelican, Greater Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Brahminy Duck, Pintail Duck, Bengal Florican(2nd.highest concentration) etc.


Reptiles : Indian Rock Python, Black Krait, King Cobra, Cobra, Monitor Lizard.


Turtles : Seven species of Turtle and Tortoise.


How to reach : The nearest Airport Salonibari (Tezpur) is 80 kms. and the LGBI Guwahati Airport is 150 kms. The National Park is located 18 kms. south of the N.H. 52 at Dhansirighat and the distance to Mangaldai is 70 kms. and Guwahati is 150 kms.


Where to stay : Satsimalu Rest House - the most sought after accommodation as it provides a vintage point for viewing wildlife and Silbori Rest House at the Range H.Q. A Tourist Lodge located near the entrance to the park managed by the Tourism Department can accommodate 16 people at a time. It has 8 cottages. The Forest Dormitory is located at the Gate and provides group accommodation for 40 people, without bedding and food.


Whom to contact for visit : Divisional Forest Officer, Mangaldoi Wildlife Division, Mangaldai, Darrang, Tel.– 03713- 230022, Range Forest Officer, Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, Silbori, Tel.- 03712- 282379.


Best season for visit : November to April.

 


 

 
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