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Majuli or Majoli island, Near Jorhat, Assam, India

This particular image is ensuring Majuli is a part of many a bucket lists... an opportunity to experience peaceful woodlands and wetlands and wooden stilt houses or just losing yourself in its serene blue waters... wondered aloud if the picture was color corrected or just reflecting the blue vastness up above in that exact moment...

Fast disappearing every monsoon amidst the mighty Brahmaputra River - Majuli in Assam is India’s largest river island and in 2016 became the first island that was declared 'a district' in India. How to reach Majuli island?

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How to reach Majuli, Assam, India?

How to reach Majuli by air?
Nearest airport to Majuli island is Jorhat airport which is at a distance of 22 km from Neemati Ghat where you can catch a ferry to reach Majuli.

How to reach Majuli by train?
Majuli is an island and is not connected by train. You may take a train till Jorhat which is the nearest railhead to Majuli. You will need to take either a bus or taxi to reach Neemati Ghat where ferries are available to reach Majuli.

Exploring around Majuli
Majuli is serene river island that can be explored only by foot many tourist blogs also state that it is possible to rent bicycles.

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Talatal Ghar, Near Sivasagar, Upper Assam in India

Talatal Ghar is grandest examples of Tai Ahom architecture – one of the largest of all Tai Ahom monuments - it is located in Rangpur, 4 km from present-day Sivasagar, in Upper Assam. How to reach Sivasagar or Sibasagar?

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How to reach Sivasagar, Assam, India?

Picture > Talatal Ghargaon erstwhile capital of the Ahom Kingdom before the 18 century near Rangpur, Sivasagar, Assam, India...

How to reach Sivasagar by air?
Jorhat airport is at a distance of about 76 km from Sivasagar and there many daily flights that connect Jorhat to cities like Kolkata, Delhi, and Bengaluru.

Note that Dibrugarh Airport is at a distance of about 97 km away from Sivasagar and Guwahati is at a distance of about 371 km from Sivasagar.

Kaziranga National Park is at a few hours drive from Sivasagar as it is at distance of about 153 km.

How to reach Sivasagar by train?
Sivasagar railway station is named Sibsagar Town Railway Station and there are many local trains and express trains that that connect Sivasagar with Dibrugarh, Agartala, Bengaluru etc.

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Rhinoceros at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

One horned Rhino at Kaziranga 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 if they males near adulthood - then one can see them gather at wallows or whilst grazing.

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

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Tiger at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

Tiger actually seems to look right in the camera whists settling for its meal at Kaziranga National Park in Assam. Doesn't matter which species you have gone to connect with for a few moments - if you are able to catch a tiger or tigress sauntering around you will acknowledge that this large predator is simply and undoubtedly fascinates every eye it meets.

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Elephants at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

Kaziranga National Park, Assam and its surrounding landscape arguably holds the most critical population of elephants in Northeast India. Elephants are megaherbivores and they need to eat about 150+ kg of plant matter per day. Interesting to note is whilst they graze on the tall grasses they uproot entire clumps and actually dust them skillfully and consume the fresh leave tops whilst discarding the roots. 

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Deer at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

Indian hog deer at Kaziranga National Park are mainly grazers and feed on grasses - are named such as they have a hog-like manner and speed through the forests with its head hung low to duck easily under obstacles instead of leaping over them like most other deer.

They are usually found in herds and when alarmed make a whistling vocalization or a warning bark.

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Minivets at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The small Minivet at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India is a small passerine bird found in India and Indonesia. Minivets feeds on insects in trees by flycatching or while perched. You will usually find minivets picturesquely perched in small flocks. Small minuets have a thin and high call - resembling swee swee swee.

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Crimson Sunbird at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The tiny Crimson Sunbird found in Kaziranga National park are really tiny about 11 cms long. They feed largely on nectar or insects. They access the nectar by hovering like a hummingbird, but usually perch to feed most of the time. Their call sounds like chee-cheewee. 

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Crested Serpent Eagle at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The crested serpent eagle at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India is bird of prey and flies the forest canopy on broad wings in search of reptiles or snakes and lizards. Their tail have wide white and black bars. Found in forested habitats across tropical Asia the crested serpent eagle tend to call with a loud, piercing and familiar three or two-note call. 

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Oriental Pied Hornbill at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The oriental pied hornbill at Kaziranga National Park are important large seed dispersers and generally monogamous (breed between January and June). Hornbills are predominantly frugivores and their diet could include wild fruits or large insects including grasshoppers or small birds like finches. They also eat the smallish lizards and snakes or frogs and fish.

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Red Whiskered Bulbul at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The Red-whiskered Bulbul found in the Kaziranga National Park is a passerine bird with a lifespan of about 11 years. It is a frugivore and feeds on fruits and small insects. Red-whiskered bulbuls are more often heard than seen especially in the mornings when they call out happily perched on the tree-tops.

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Blue Throated Barbet at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The blue-throated barbet found in Kaziranga National Park is a passerine bird and has bright green, blue and red plumage, native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The barbets eats fruits and insects and usually frequent evergreen forests, deciduous forests, teak forests etc looking for fruits on trees.

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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Spot-billed Duck at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The Indian spot-billed duck at Kaziranga National Park in Assam is a non-migratory breeding duck that feeds by dabbling for plant food or invertebrates such as snails usually in the evening or at night.

Kaziranga National Park located about 193 km from Guwahati in Assam, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Kaziranga National Park?

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How to reach Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India?

The airport nearest to Kaziranga National Park is Guwahati airport (217 km).

Railway station nearest to Kaziranga National Park is Furkating station (75 km).

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

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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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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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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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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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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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