Orang National Park

The Orang National Park is also known with the name of Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park. It edges the north bank of the beautiful Brahmaputra River and spreads across Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam. With an area of 78.81 square kilometers, the park was built as a sanctuary in 1985 and later on 13 April 1999 it was declared a national park. It houses the richest collection of flora and fauna such as great Indian one-horned rhinoceros, pygmy hog, elephants, wild buffalo and tigers. It is the only place where rhinoceros are found on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River. Take a jeep safari experience here and explore the world of wild closely.

Fauna and Flora in Orang National Park

Mammal: Some of the commonly spotted animals in the Orang National Park include Rhinoceros, Tiger, Maljuria Elephant, Hog Deer, Wild Pig, Civet Cat, Porcupine and Gangetic Dolphin.

Birds : The Park is a blessing for the lovers of bird watching as here they get to explore over 222 species of birds, including Spot Billed Pelican, White Pelican, Greater Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Brahminy Duck, Pintail Duck, Bengal Florican, etc.

Reptiles: Some of the commonly found reptiles here are Indian Rock Python, Black Krait, King Cobra, Cobra and Monitor Lizard.

Turtles: The Park also houses seven species of Turtle and Tortoise.

Best time to visit
The best time to visit the park is from November to April. Safari timing is restricted to 7:30-9:30 am and 2:00-3:00 pm.

How to Reach:
By Air: The nearest Airport to the park is Salonibari (Tezpur), around 80 kms away.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is Salonibari and Rangapara. Both these stations connect with all parts of India.
By Road: The Park also enjoys great connections with all nearby cities and towns.

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