Elephants at Manas National Park, Assam India

Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Elephant Reserve, a Tiger Reserve as well as a biosphere reserve in Assam, India.

Indian elephants spend up to 18+ hours a day feeding themselves and for such a large animal and seemingly slow animal they can cover up to 100+ square miles. Elephants seem to enjoy eating grasses, large amounts of tree bark, roots, leaves including small stems. For captive elephants food would include bananas, rice and sugarcane.

Elephants are always close to a source of fresh water be it for a thirst quencher or for cooling themselves.

Manas National Park located about 138 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Manas National Park?

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Capped Langur at Manas National Park, Assam India

Capped Langurs in Manas National Park, Assam are more common than the Rhesus macaque in forested areas and are also found in Bhutan, Bangladesh and Tibet. Although the capped langur is the second most abundant primate in Assam, it is declining due to habitat loss and organized encroachment.

Manas National Park is also known for its rare and endangered wildlife such as the golden langur, hispid hare and pygmy hog.

Manas National Park located about 138 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Manas National Park?

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One Horned Rhinoceros at Manas National Park, Assam India

One horned Rhino at Manas National Park - this species once pushed very close to extinction due to habitat loss or poaching is now slowly steadily increasing in numbers in India as well as all over the world.

Great one-horned Rhino or the Indian Rhino as it is popularly referred to are a solitary species - they prefer grazing in solitude - unless they are males near adulthood - then one can see them gather at wallows or whilst grazing.

One-horned Rhino prefers eating grass as well as leaves, branches of shrubs and trees, fruit, and aquatic plants. 

Manas National Park located about 138 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Manas National Park?

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Leopard at Manas National Park, Assam India

Leopard at Manas National Park - an elusive predator who is solitary, and largely nocturnal.

Leopards have been captured on camera resting on tree branches and seem to be able to climb up with ease not only to rest during the day but also are able to drag their prey high up to keep it safe from other predators.

Manas National Park located about 138 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Manas National Park?

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Peafowl at Manas National Park, Assam India

Peafowls at Manas National Park  prefer to forage for food early in the mornings and tend to stay in cover during the heat of the day.

Peafowls being omnivorous eat seeds, fruits, insects, small mammals and small reptiles.

Manas National Park located about 138 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Manas National Park?

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Hodgson Redstart at Manas National Park, Assam India

Hodgson Redstart at Manas National Park likes to eat berries and insects and forages in short flights from perch or sallies for flying insects. As per hbw.com their nests mainly is made up of grass stems and twigs, lined with feathers, placed in hole in the tree or in a rotten stump.  [hbw.com Handbook of the Birds of the World]

Manas National Park located about 138 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Manas National Park?

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How to reach Manas National Park in Guwahati, Assam, India?

The airport nearest to Manas National Park is Borjhar airport (5 km) or Guwahati airport (176 km). Railway station nearest to Manas National Park is Barpeta road station.

The best time to visit Manas National Park is from November to April.

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