Elephant Safaris Resume at Kaziranga

Elephant Safaris Resume at Kaziranga
An elephant safari at Kaziranga National Park , Photo Credit: Shutterstock

There's a restriction on the number of people who can take the safaris

OT Staff
November 06 , 2020
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The Kaziranga National Park had reopened after the lockdown on October 21. It has now resumed its elephant safari, but with a ceiling on numbers. Only 37 travelers at a time are allowed to move on the elephant around the park while following all the necessary COVID-19 safety measures.

On Sunday, a small ceremony was performed before the resumption of the safari by the forest officials along with the elephant trainers or mahouts. A local priest smeared vermillion on the forehead of the elephants as they prepared to receive their first riders after a long while.

After this, the first batch of tourists enjoyed a one hour ride through the forest, famous for the endangered one-horned rhinoceros. It is also home to a significant amount of tigers, leopards, bison and swamp deers.

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