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KNP likely to introduce river cruises soon

By Correspondent

KOHORA, Oct 11 � In view of strict recommendations issued by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), under Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt of India, following heavy rush of tourists in two particular ranges in Kaziranga National Park (KNP), the park authority is planning to introduce river cruises from three different points and evening shift elephant ride to fulfil the need of ever increasing number of tourists to Kaziranga.

The proposed river cruise will be from Baneshwar camp to Difloo in Burapahar, Bishwanath ghat to Difloo and Dhanbari to Balidubi camp in Eastern Range and further to Longpur Chapori.

Sources in park director�s office said that there will be some kind of regulation of Jeep safari also so that there may be equal distribution of jeep/safari vehicles in all the ranges for clear sight seeing during the peak season.

There is no question of limiting the number of visitors in Kaziranga National Park, the sources added.

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