GUWAHATI: The Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park located in Assam’s Darrang and Sonitpur districts will be opened for the visitors on November 1 for this tourist season.
The park is located at a distance of 32 kilometers from Tezpur, the nearest town, while 140 KM from Guwahati.
Due to the Covid19 pandemic, tourism in the state has been hit badly and all the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries remained closed due to lockdown initially and then the flood.
The Kaziranga National Park is going to open for tourists from October 21. However, due to inclement weather and road condition inside the National Park, only Jeep Safari at Kaziranga Range, Kohora and Western Range, Bagori would be open for tourists.
An official order by the Kaziranga Park authority said, “Jeep Safari in Kaziranga Range, Kohora will be open up to ‘Vaishamari’ and in Bagori, the Jeep Safari will be open up to ‘Donga watch tower’ and ‘Bimoli Tiniali’ until further orders.
The date for the opening of Eastern Range, Agoratoli, Burapahar Range, Ghorakati and the elephant ride in Kaziranga National Park will be notified in due course of time.”