The Orang National Park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, has opened its gates for tourists for the season 2019-20 on October 26th, 2019. The park’s gate was opened by Minister for Environment and Forest Parimal Suklabaidya amidst great fervour and cultural festivities.
The park is located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam. It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared as a national park in 1999.
The park has a rich flora and fauna and is the only stronghold of rhinoceros on the north bank of the Brahmaputra river. Elephants safaris are available in the park.
- Distance from Guwahati: 106 kms
- Nearest railway station: Mazbaat
- Nearest airport: Salonibari (Tezpur)
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