Manas National Park Reviews | Wildlife Sanctuary India
Manas National Park
Manas National Park or Wildlife Sanctuary is project tiger reserve in 1973. It is a UNESCO natural world heritage site, it is also an elephant reserve located in the foothills of Assam. The park is known for hosting rare endangered wildlife such as Golden Langur, Pygmy Hog and Hispid Hare and wild water buffalo. Manas host 60 tigers in its ecosystem, you can experience the tiger sightseeing and it is a home for many beautiful birds.
In 1985 UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage site.
The name Manas is derived from the river “Manas”, This River is a major tributary of famous river Brahmaputra, which passes through the center of the park.
History –This park is declared as a sanctuary on Oct 1, 1928, the area of the park is 360 square km. In this park the Bio-reserve was created in 1973, before the sanctuary, it is called as reserved forest. Vegetation in Manas National park-
The main vegetation types are-
1. East Himalayan mixed Moist
2. Low Alluvial Savanna Woodland
3. Semi forests in the northern parts
4. Assam valley alluvial Grasslands
Manas national park is the richest park that hosts Bengal Tiger, in last counting, there are 60 tigers are in this habitat. The geographical diversity of this place makes this place a habitat for many bird species as well.