EP 8 Kaziranga National Park Jeep safari | Folk dance at Orchid park

This is day 9 of our 18 day Assam tour. We explored Assamese food, culture, sightseeing, Wildlife of Assam.

Just in case if you have missed watching any of the previous episodes of Assam, North East India, have a look at the playlist link below.
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Following are the details of places visited by us on day one at Kaziranga. For me this was a great day because of 2 reasons, i really enjoyed the jeep safari deep inside the forest of Kaziranga National park. Not only that during the evening time we went in to see cultural programme at Orchid.

It was such a nice day spent. Check out the details below.

Regarding stay in Bonani tourist lodge you can check with
Mr. Pradip Nath – Kaziranga – 9101519267 , you need to book offline, if you call him he will tell you necessary details.

Do check the rooms and guest house on some website before you do the booking, so you are sure on the property and other things.

Ponkaj Horiperiya; This shop is a street food stall just outside Orchid gate.

Address – Near to Kaziranga Orchid Cultural & Boidiversity Park, Golaghat, Hatikhuli T.E., Assam 785609

Black Rice kheer – Rs 50
Gur pitha – Rs 10
Ketali pitha. – Rs 10
Til ladoo – Rs 10
Tea – Rs 10.
Nariyal ladoo – Rs 10

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Kaziranga National Park: This is a world heritage site , famous for many wild animals including Rhino.

Kaziranga national park is closed during rains, do check the dates before you go there. It closes on 30th April and reopens during mid october.
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Address: Kanchanjuri, Assam 784177
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4 Ranges – Central Range / Western Range / Eastern Range / Burapahar Range or Panbari

Jeep Safari Timings: Generally jeep safari is for two to two and a half hours.
Morning Jeep Safari: 07:00 to 09:30
Afternoon Jeep Safari: 13:30 to 15:30
We did the Central Range (Kohora) Cost is as below
Jeep Safari – Rs 1750 (Cost is different for Different Ranges)
Road Tax Paid – Rs 300
Staff Welfare – Rs 100
Entry Ticket – Rs 100 per person
Still Photography – Rs 100 per Camera
Video Camera – Rs 1000 Per Camera

Kaziranga National Orchid and Biodiversity Park: This is a must visit place, if you want to explore only culture at this place you can go there in the evening. They run a one and a half hour programme on Assamese Folk dance.

If you want to enjoy glimpse of culture along with Bio diversity park tour and also want to have meal then you can go there anytime during the day.

Ticket: 130 per person- for 3 or more than 3 people. For single entry Rs 200 is entry ticket.

Address: Golaghat, Hatikhuli T.E., Assam 785609
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Maihang Restaurant: This is a famous restaurant at Kaziranga, they are known to serve local Assamese food. . We enjoyed the food at this restaurant.

Address – Kaziranga national Park, kohora, N.H 37 near SBI

Eri Fish with Sesame – Rs 280
Boroli Patot-Diya (Freshwater Shark) – Rs 250
Mustard Green (Lai Shak) Stir Fried – Rs 60
Rice – plain joha rice – Rs 70

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Hope you enjoyed watching this episode on Kaziranga National park tour. In the next episode you will see Elephant safari at Kaziranga thereafter we proceeded for Majuli.

If you have travelled to Kaziranga National park before, do share your experiences about jeep safari at Kaziranga. I would look forward to hear back from you in this regards.

Thanks for your time, regards
Harish Bali

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