This national park, in the eastern state of Assam, is one of India’s best wildlife success stories bringing great Indian one-horned rhinoceros back from near extinction from just 12 in the 1950s, to around 1500 today. Kaziranga’s stunningly beautiful landscape comprises savannah grassland, the green and fertile plains of the Brahmaputra River, as well as evergreen, moist deciduous and swamp forests, and is also a haven for over 300 species of birds, as well as wild elephants, Asiatic wild buffalos, tigers, leopards, sloth bears and many deer species.

NB: The park is open from 1st November to 30th June.