Department of Environment & Forests
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Department of Environment & Forests(Government of Assam)


Manas National Park


Located in the Himalayan foothill bhabar area in the western Assam, Manas was originally a game reserve since 1928 and became a Tiger Reserve in 1974, a World Heritage Site in 1985, a Biosphere Reserve in 1989. Then declared as a National Park in 1990 with an area of 500 sq. kms. and also the core area of 2600 sq. kms. of Chirang Ripu Elephant Reserve. The park harbours more than 20 endangered species and is famous for its unique scenic beauty. It is also an Important Bird Area. White Winged Wood Duck was recently recorded in the Park. Conveyance


What you expect to see

Mammals : Rhino, Elephant, Tiger, Pygmy hog, Hispid hare, Golden langur, Assamese Macaque, Rhesus Macaque, Leopard, Golden Cat, Clouded leopard, Fishing cat, Leopard cat, Jungle Cat, the Large Indian civet, the Small Indian civet, Common palm civet or Toddy cat, Himalaya palm civet, Binturong, Common mongoose, Small Indian mongoose, Himalayan black bear, Sloth bear, Gaur, Water buffalo, Sambar, Hog deer, Barking deer, Swamp deer, Wild pigs etc.


Golden Langur


Pigmy Hog

Hill Turtle





How to reach : LGBI Guwahati Airport is 145 kms. and Barpeta Road Railway Station is 20 Kms. away.

Where to stay : The Bansbari Lodge (contact- Tel. +91 361 2602223/2602186, +91 99542 05360,

E-mail:, Blue Hills Resort (contact- Manager, Blue Hills Travel, Paltanbazar, Guwahati, Tel.- +91 361 2543059/2547911), Forest Rest Houses at Bansbari and Mathanguri (contact – Director or Deputy Director, Manas Tiger Reserve), Cottages at Kokilabari (contact -Secretary/President, MMES, Kokilabari). There are many Hotels at Barpeta Road town, which is 20 kms. away from Bansbari.

Whom to contact for visit : Field Director, Manas Tiger Reserve, Barpeta Road -781315, Tel.- 03666-261413(O), 260288(R), 260289(Control Room), Fax : 03666–261413, E-mail : ; Dy. Field Director, Manas Tiger Reserve, Barpeta Road -781315, Tel.- 03666-260289 (Control Room), 260338 (R), Website :

Best season for visit : November to April.



Asian Elephant

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