Manas National Park is another national Park like Kaziranga National Park in the same state of Assam and also on the banks of Brahmaputra River, The Kaziranga National Park Concentrated on the Conservation of Rhinos, But Mansas concentrated on the Conservation of Tigers and it is mostly a Tiger National Park.
This Park is likewise called Mansas Wild Life Sanctuary.. The Park protects many endangered species like Roofed Turtle, Hispid Hare, Golden Langur, and Pygmy Hog. The most Famous Wild Life animal in Masas is Wild Life Water Buffalo.
This is Located in Chirang and Baksha District of Assam State, This name mansas is originated from Mansas River, This river is a Major Tributary of the Brahmaputra River.
This Place is declared as a Sanctuary in 1928 by the British Government, The Bio Reserved was formed in 1973, Earlier this was used by the Cooch Behar Royal Family and Raja of Gauripur as a Hunting Reserve.
Mansas is located on the Foot Hills of Himalayas, This Place will witness snowfall during the Winters, and also it is on the Banks of Mansas river which is a tributary of Brahmaputra, Spread around 950 Sq Km and is in Assam State. It houses many wide varieties of Endangered Wild Animals, Species, Mammals, etc.
In 1951 the area of Masas was increased to 360 sq km. In 1985 This Site is declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site, But it was listed as Danger in 1992 by UNESCO due to Terrorist activities and Political Turmoil in that area and again was removed from the list of Danger in 2011. In 2008 The Area is increased to 950 sq km.
Best Time to Visit
Between The months of October and February is the best time to Visit Mansas Wildlife Sanctuary.
Entry Ticket Cost
For Indians Entry is 20 Rs.
For Forigners it is 250 Rs.
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Barpeta Road (32 km from Manas) is the nearest railhead. Manas is connected to all major cities of Assam by road. November to March is the best time. You can hire a cab from Guwahati and reach the national park, which 176 km away and would take you somewhere around 4 to 5 hours.
Covid 19 Restrictions
As of May 2021, Lock Down is going on in India, As Cases are increasing day by day. This Place is Temporarily Closed Now.