Place: Tezpur, Assam Nearest town: Tezpur (31km) Best time to visit: November To March Orang national park popularly known as mini Kaziranga, is located on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra. The park covering an area of 72-sq-kms was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared a National Park on 13th April 1999. Famous for its natural scenic beauty, the park is about 150-km from Guwahati and 31-km from Tezpur, the nearest town. The fauna found here include the one-horned rhinoceros, elephants, leopard, sambar, barking deer, tiger, varieties of water birds, green pigeon, florican, teal, geese etc. The park is also famous for its migratory birds from places as far as from America like the milky white pelicans. Where to stay The park has only a small rest house. There are better accommodation at Tezpur(31km) from where one can visit this park. How to get there Air: The nearest airport is Saloni, 10km from Tezpur (31km from the park) in Sonitpur district around 180-km from Guwahati Rail : The nearest railhead is Saloni (41km) & Rangapara Road :Regular buses ply to and from Tezpur, which is well connected with all the major cities of Assam.
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