As we all know, Guwahati is the gateway to northeastern India and the most important city in Assam. All major companies in Northeast India have their centers in this city. However, Guwahati is also important from a tourism point of view. It is known as the City of Light in the East. Located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River, the picturesque city attracts several tourists. The culture of the people living here is different and interesting. All in all, Guwahati is a great place for a comfortable holiday.
Popular parks and pictures in Guwahati:
Here is a list of the top nine parks in Guwahati that are worth visiting.
Near the garden is a green resort known as Guwahati. This in itself alludes to the beautiful landscape of the garden movement. The 130-acre zoo is home to the rare species of one-horned rhino. This exquisite wildlife is one of Assam’s main attractions. The park also has African two-horned rhinos and a plethora of other flora and fauna.
2. Manas National Park:
Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Manas National Park has a great atmosphere, with the picturesque mountains in the background. It is also the only tiger habitat in Assam. Some of the animals commonly found in the forests of this wildlife sanctuary are golden langurs, Asian buffalo, elephants, rhinos, bison, wild dogs (dhole), otters and civet cats.
3. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary:
This park is located near Guwahati. It is home to the famous Indian one-horned rhino, Asian buffalo, leopard, wild bear, civet and some other animals. The reserve has its own forest and has some beautiful views of flora and fauna. It covers an area of nearly 40 square kilometers. November to March is the peak period for visiting the sanctuary.
4. Nehru Park:
Nehru Park is a simple old park named after former Indian President Jawaharlal Nehru. This is a great place to take the kids to relax. Although no real wild animals can be found here, it has some animal sculptures. Other beautiful statues have also been found adorning part of the huge park. The atmosphere is soothing, with swings and other forms of entertainment for the kids.
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5. Kaziranga National Park:
Again this park is not in Guwahati but close to Guwahati. It is famous for raising Indian one-horned rhinos. The total area is about 450 square kilometers. The park is home to a variety of flora and fauna. It was even declared a World Heritage Site. Not only that, Kaziranga National Park is also a tiger reserve, and the forest hides many other such fascinating wildlife.
6. Nameri National Park:
This park is located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, not very far from Guwahati. The wildlife it sports includes many species of tigers, elephants, leopards, bison, wood ducks, sloth bears, Himalayan black bears, pangolins, wild dogs, civet cats, and more.
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7. Sucreswal Ghat Park:
Sukreswar Ghat Park is another park in the city with a soothing setting surrounded by beautiful plants and buildings. This park has no wildlife like tigers or rhinos, but it does have some great views of the Sukreswar Ghat. Tourists visit the park to enjoy the awesome sunset at this Ghat.
8. Orangutan National Park:
The country is approximately 140 kilometers from Guwahati. One-horned rhinos, Royal Bengal tigers, Asian elephants, pig deer, wild boars and other animals are part of the park’s wildlife.
9. Prashanti Udian:
This is another park located in Guwahati that is frequented by locals and tourists. The park is also often used for political and other demonstrations.