BOKAKHAT, Sept 26 - Kaziranga National Park, the world famous tourist attraction will be opened for both domestic and foreign tourists from October 1 next.
This was informed by the Director of the Kaziranga National Park, Satyendra Singh while talking over telephone on Sunday afternoon. The Director, however, said that due to non-completion of repairing works of roads and bridges inside the park, the KNP authority has decided to allow tourists only on certain routes of the Western Range, Bagori and Central Range, Kohora.
In Kohora Range, the specified distance of 16 km from Mihimukh to Bheichamari via Boruntika and 15 km from Roumari to Dunga of Bagori Range will be allowed for the visitors. The tourists can enjoy both elephant and jeep safaris. The tourists will be provided Departmental elephants at Mihimukh of Kohora Range, while private elephant safari will be available at Bagori point of the Western Range but will depend upon convenient weather. The KNP authority will gradually make ready the other ranges i.e., the Eastern Range, Agoratoli and Burhapahar for the tourists, the Director said. It may be mentioned here that for the last several years, the park was opened to tourists usually in the first week of November.