1. Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve will close to tourists on May 31, 2024, ending the 2023-24 season.
2. Earlier plans to close Elephant and Jeep Safaris by May 1 and May 16 respectively were adjusted.
3. Adverse weather and road conditions prompted safety measures and extended Jeep Safari operations until May 31.

Guwahati, May 17: The Divisional Forest Officer of the Eastern Assam Wildlife Division has announced the closure of Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve to tourists on May 31, 2024, marking the conclusion of the 2023-24 tourist season at the renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Initially, plans were made to close the Elephant and Jeep Safaris within the park on May 1 and May 16, respectively, citing adverse weather conditions and challenging road conditions.

However, a recent update from the Divisional Forest Officer has extended the Jeep Safari operations until the end of May, granting visitors more time to explore the park’s captivating landscapes and diverse wildlife.

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Although the Elephant Safari remains suspended for the season, the extension of the Jeep Safari offers an additional opportunity for tourists to immerse themselves in the natural splendor and abundant biodiversity of Kaziranga National Park before its temporary closure.

Visitors are encouraged to make the most of this extended period while adhering to safety guidelines and regulations, ensuring a safe and memorable experience amidst the park’s breathtaking wilderness.