Manas National Park is located in the foothills of Eastern Himalaya in th Indian state of Assam. This project Tigers, Bhinos and Elephants shares its forest region with Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan. The park is one of the two Tiger projects of Assam. The combination of natural beauty and wealthy wildlife make this world heritage site a thrilling site to visit.
The park is named after the Manas River which passes down the middle of the national park. Manas river is a major tributary of Brahmaputra River .The park area fextends in five district- Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa, Udalguri and Darrang in the state of Assam.
Since 1928 it was known as Game reserve which became a Tiger Reserve in 1974. In the year 1985 UNESO declared this Reserve as ‘World Heritage Site’. The park gets the status of Biosphere Reserve in 1989. After that it was declared as a National Park in 1990. The national park covers an area of 2837 Sq. Km from Sankosh river (west) to Dhansiri river (east), with a core area of 500 Sq.Km.
contact for visit: Field Director, Manas Tiger Reserve, Barpeta Road -781315, Tel.- 03666-261413(0), 260288(R), 260289(Control Room), Fax : 03666-261413, E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org ; Dy. Field Director, Manas Tiger Reserve, Barpeta Road -781315, Tel.- 03666-260289 (Control Room), 260338 (R), Website : www.manasassam.org
Nearest Airport is LGBI Guwahati Airport..RAIL
Barpeta Road Railway Station is 20 Kms. away.ROAD
Guwahati is 145 km. Manas is well conected with all the mejor cities and towns of the State.