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How to Reach Manas National Park

Manas National Park is positioned amidst the foothills of the Himalayas in Assam. Situated in this picturesque locale, it is the lone Tiger Reserve of its kind in the entire northeast. Hence, it is one of the best places to visit in Assam to get a dose of wildlife thrill. You will find a diverse range of flora and fauna in Manas that will make a special place in your heart. Every side of this park reflects the natural charm that is a treat for your eyes. The forest enters Bhutan territory, with the Manas River demarcating the international border. You can easily reach Manas National Park by air, road, and train.

Here are the ways to reach Manas National Park

By Air:

The nearest airport is Borjhar airport, Guwahati, connected by Indian Airlines to Delhi (8:00, Tue, Thu, Sat), (10:25, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun), Calcutta (6:30, 9:50 & 16:00, Daily). Mumbai is connected through a Jet Airways flight (7:50, except Thu & Sun).

By Rail:

The nearest railhead is Barpeta Road (32 km N). Delhi is connected through daily trains Brahmaputra Mail (20:55) & Avadh Assam Exp. (8:25). Connecting Mumbai is the Guwahati Exp. (7:45, Wed, Fri, Sat), while Chennai has a connection through the YPR Guwahati Exp. (10:00, Tue) & Guwahati Exp. (6:30, Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat). Bangalore is also well connected through the YPR Guwahati Exp. (23:55, Mon) & Guwahati Exp. (23:45, Wed, Thu, Fri).

By Road:

The Park is well connected with other parts of Assam through a network of well-built roads. In addition, state transport buses ply regularly, connecting various cities in and around the park. To reach the park from Guwahati, take the NH31 to Shimlaguri via Rangia, Nalbari, and Howli. From there, take the link road to Barpeta road.

Distances from major cities:

Delhi: 1400 km

Mumbai: 2055 km

Bangalore: 2065 km

Kolkata: 535 km

Guwahati: 176 km (NW)/5 hrs.