Top National Parks in East India

Here is the list of 30 Top National Parks in East India

1. Kaziranga National Park, Assam - Home to the One Horned Rhino

Kaziranga National Park, Assam - Home to the One Horned Rhino
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Home to two-thirds of the world's one horned rhinoceros population, this national park has been declared as a World Heritage Site.

Best Time: October to June

2. Sundarbans, West Bengal - Home of the Bengal Tigers

Sundarbans, West Bengal - Home of the Bengal Tigers
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Known For : Marichjhanpi Ghoramara Island New Moore Island

1,683 active cases 1,520 in last 7 days

Known for hosting the biggest mangrove forests in the world, Sundarbans National Park is located in West Bengal, India. It is also a Tiger Reserve and a Biosphere reserve that provides a complete nature's circle to the tourist right from 'Royal Bengal tigers' to roaring rivers and beautiful estuaries. Sundarbans National Park is a part of Sundarban delta that is covered with Mangrove Forest and the largest population of the Bengal Tigers. It is a UNESCO world heritage site with a large variety of birds and reptiles including salt-water crocodile.

Best Time: September to March

3 Sundarbans Attractions

3. Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Assam - Bird-watchers Paradise

Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Assam - Bird-watchers Paradise
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Dibru Saikhowa National Park is one of those places which boast of a rich collection of flora and fauna, many of them endangered. It is one of the few remaining protected sites in the Endemic Bird Area of the Assamese Plains.

Best Time: November to Apr

4. Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary, West Bengal

Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary, West Bengal
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630 active cases 602 in last 7 days

Situated in the Eastern foothills of the Himalayas, the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary along with Gorumara National Park is famous for one horned rhinoceros, elephants and Bengal Tigers, spotted deers, barking deers, sambhar deers, bison, wild pig, hog deer and bison.

Best Time: September to May

5. Lataguri, West Bengal - Nature's Call

Lataguri, West Bengal - Nature's Call
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Known For : Gorumara National Park Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary Murti River

612 active cases 565 in last 7 days

Located on the outskirts of a National Park itself, Lataguri is the perfect place to set free the wild child in you. From wildlife, in its most pristine and uncultivated form, to open fields, the sun and your camera, if this place doesn't appease your senses, then very few things in this world can.

Best Time: November to March

8 Lataguri Attractions

6. Tura, Meghalaya - An unexplored bit of the Garo Hills

Tura, Meghalaya - An unexplored bit of the Garo Hills
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Known For : Tura Peak Siju Caves Balpakram National Park

101 active cases 56 in last 7 days

Located in the West Garo hills, Tura provides a spellbinding as well as serene environment being quite an unexplored town.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9 Tura Attractions

7. Orang National Park, Assam - Home to the Orang National Park

Orang National Park, Assam - Home to the Orang National Park
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With one of the oldest game reserves of the state, The Orang National park located on the shores of river Brahmaputra, can be an exciting little bit of Assam with a huge variety of fauna finding its habitat here.

Best Time: November to Apr

8. Manas National Park, Assam - Natural World Heritage Site

Manas National Park, Assam - Natural World Heritage Site
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Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve in Assam. The only tiger reserve in Assam and also famous for the rare golden langur and the red panda, Manas is one of the best-kept national parks in India.

Best Time: October to Apr

9. National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh

National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh
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Known For : Fort Ater Bateshwar Temples

176 active cases 131 in last 7 days

Just a 1 hour drive down from Agra, this is a perfect destination for the wildlife enthusiasts. It is a habitat of some of the most endangered species, but the main attraction here are, Gharial, Red crowned turtles, Gangetic Dolphins, Indian skimmers, among others.

Best Time: November to March

2 Chambal Wildlife Attractions

10. Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
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Known For : Hazaribagh National Park Canary hills Hazaribagh Jheel

661 active cases 377 in last 7 days

Located in the Chhota Nagpur plateau, 93 Km away from Ranchi, Hazaribagh is a beautiful place with dense forests and natural formations including rock formations and lakes. The forests in Hazaribagh are mostly unexplored and are in its best and purest form with full of greenery.

Best Time: October to March

5 Hazaribagh Attractions

11. Nameri National Park, Assam - An exciting Himalayan foothill

Nameri National Park, Assam - An exciting Himalayan foothill
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Nameri national park is famous for its elephants and other animals including tigers, leopards, gaurs, wild pigs, sambars, etc. and also for being a bird watchers paradise.

Best Time: November to Apr

12. Lunglei, Mizoram - A simpler paradise

Lunglei, Mizoram - A simpler paradise
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Known For : Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary Lunglei Sightseeing

60 active cases 47 in last 7 days

Literally meaning 'the bridge of rock', Lunglei is famous for its scenic beauty and natural setting. It is an ideal destination if one wants to take a break and look away, towards nature's simple offerings. Trekking, bird watching and adventure sports are frequently enjoyed by tourists.

Best Time: October to June

2 Lunglei Attractions

13. Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh - A subtle cultural standout

Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh - A subtle cultural standout
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Known For : Lake of No return Miao World War II Cemetery

129 active cases 87 in last 7 days

Changlang District shares international boundary with Myanmar (Burma) and is best known for its bio-diversity and scenic beauty and a unique culture that makes it standout from the nearby areas.

Best Time: November to February

6 Changlang Attractions

14. Jorhat, Assam - Tea Capital of India

Jorhat, Assam - Tea Capital of India
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Known For : Majuli Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary Dhekiakhowa Bor Namghar

Famous for its culture, mosques, tombs, gardens and most importantly - its tea plantations, Jorhat is also known as the tea capital of India.

Best Time: October to March

21 Jorhat Attractions

15. Aizawl, Mizoram - The land of Mizos

Aizawl, Mizoram - The land of Mizos
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Known For : Durtlang Hills Reiek Vantawng Falls

376 active cases 182 in last 7 days

Neatly tucked in the beautiful North East, Aizawl is home to the Mizoram State Museum, along with being the cultural and religious capital of the Mizos.

Best Time: Throughout the year

15 Aizawl Attractions

16. Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary, Odisha

Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary, Odisha
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The Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary spreads across 795.52 square kilometers and does not fail to enthrall its visitors with its overwhelming beauty, lush green surrounding, the ever cherished rambling of River Mahanadi besides the very famous Satkosia gorge and large variety of species of wild animals, birds and plants.

Best Time: October to March

17. Marigaon, Assam

Marigaon, Assam
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Known For : Sitajakhala Sivakunda Kachasila Hill

Marigaon is a place packed with many surprise elements for tourists to explore. Enriched with strong history, fascinating legends and unique traditions and culture, the town is like a box of surprises, waiting to be opened.

Best Time: November to February

9 Marigaon Attractions

18. Baghmara, Meghalaya

Baghmara, Meghalaya
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Known For : Baghmara Reserve Forest Siju Caves Siju Bird Sanctuary

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Situated in Meghalaya, Baghmara is not only rich in flora and fauna, but it is enveloped by lakes, rivers, hills and every significant element of the nature. Flanked by the South Garo hills and fed by the Simsang river, this minute town is host to hordes of tourists every year.

Best Time: October to January

5 Baghmara Attractions

19. Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh - Gateway of Arunachal Pradesh

Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh - Gateway of Arunachal Pradesh
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Known For : Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary Pangin Kekar Monying

80 active cases 46 in last 7 days

Home to river Brahmaputra which transcends down from Tibet, this place is a photographer's delight for comprising abundant sceneries of nature.

Best Time: October to May

5 Pasighat Attractions

20. Chandel, Manipur - A cultural rainbow

Chandel, Manipur - A cultural rainbow
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Known For : Yangoupokpi - Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary Tengnoupal Moreh

Chandel, also known as Lamka is tiny, but a scenic district in the North-Eastern state of Manipur. It is one of the main nine districts in the state and also the second least populous of all. Situated along the lines of the international border separating India and Myanmar, it has come to be known as Gateway to Myanmar. It lies about 64 kms away from Imphal, with NH-39 passing through.
It’s  famous for being home to more than 20 native tribes. Chandel is a wisp of culture and traditions, given the huge number of tribes that live here. Each tribe offers a unique identity to the area, where colours of their cultures are blown out in all directions. Travelers visiting Chandel can soak in the alluring art forms along with sprightly music and dance.



Best Time: October to May

3 Chandel Attractions

21. Champhai, Mizoram - A simple town in Mizoram

Champhai, Mizoram - A simple town in Mizoram
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Known For : Rih Dil Murlen National Park Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary

1 active cases 0 in last 7 days

A strategically placed town, Champhai is a beautiful area in Mizoram with scenic hills and a colourful wisp of culture surrounding them.

Best Time: October to June

3 Champhai Attractions

22. Cuttack, Orissa

Cuttack, Orissa
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Known For : Bhitarkanika National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary Barabati Fort Stone Revetment

4,226 active cases 3,830 in last 7 days

Referred to as the cultural capital of Orissa, Cuttack is a commercial city with plenty of impressive tourist attractions.

Best Time: July to March

5 Cuttack Attractions

23. Bhubaneswar, Orissa - Temple City of India

Bhubaneswar, Orissa - Temple City of India
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Known For : Lingaraj Temple ISKCON Temple, Bhubaneswar Hirakud Dam

5,789 active cases 4,696 in last 7 days

Bhubaneswar, the temple city of India, once known for its architecture and grand temples, is presently a thriving centre for commerce and business.

Best Time: October to March

34 Bhubaneswar Attractions

24. Goalpara, Assam - A blend of natural and spiritual abundance

Goalpara, Assam - A blend of natural and spiritual abundance
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Known For : Surya Pahar Manas National Park Tukeswari

Assam is considered one of the top tourist spots in all of India, thanks to its stunning landscape, picturesque hill towns and all around ataraxy. One such hidden gem of the state is the district of Goalpara. Goalpara not only gives you a let-out from the regular monotony of life with its natural wilderness, but it is also a popular pilgrimage place owing to its umpteen number of temples and rich culture. Stupas and monuments are the key highlights here. The place also offers myriad trekking, rock climbing and other adventure activities.

Best Time: October to May

11 Goalpara Attractions

25. Sambalpur, Odisha

Sambalpur, Odisha
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Known For : Hirakud Dam Shopping in Sambalpur Samaleswari Temple

1,076 active cases 859 in last 7 days

Sambalpur is the gateway to the western zone of Orissa. It abounds in prolific rivers, lavish hills, lush green forests and affluent wildlife. It is a beautiful amalgamation of modernity and culture. Holding a significant historical importance, the place also has a flourishing textile and handloom industry popular for its unique patterns and style. In addition to that, Sambalpur has a flourishing tribal life with exclusive exquisite folk songs-dances and culture. Sambalpur got its name from Devi Samaleswari who is the main goddess of the region. One can also visit wildlife parks here to enjoy the beauty of nature that Sambalpur has in plenty. The area is known for the world famous Hirakud Dam which is the main attraction for the tourists here.

Best Time: September to March

5 Sambalpur Attractions

26. Imphal, Manipur - The site of Battle of Imphal

Imphal, Manipur - The site of Battle of Imphal
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Known For : Loktak Lake and Sendra Island Kangla Fort Tharon Cave

Imphal has a untouched charm surrounding its natural beauty, sceneries and landscapes as well as a significant history leaving hints of the past around the city.

Best Time: October to Apr

17 Imphal Attractions

27. Guwahati, Assam - The gateway to the North-East

Guwahati, Assam - The gateway to the North-East
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Known For : Umananda Temple Kamakhya Temple Assam State Museum

A sprawling city located beside the mighty Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the epitome of an amalgamation of ancient history and modernization. The largest city in all of Assam, Guwahati stands as the gateway to the Seven Sisters of North East India. A city shaped by time itself, Guwahati is home to age-old temples that take you centuries back to the pages of ancient history, but it also boasts of a cutthroat lifestyle and an electric nightlife, keeping up with the modern era of urbanisation and commercialization. The gushing Brahmaputra river carries with it untold tales from thousands of years past, and the peaceful ambience lingering in the city despite its modern lifestyle is one of the main reasons you should visit Guwahati if only to get a slice-of-life experience of the vivacious juxtaposition of the old and the new.

Best Time: October to Apr

34 Guwahati Attractions

28. Navadvipa, West Bengal - The Land of Krishna Devotion

Navadvipa, West Bengal - The Land of Krishna Devotion
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Known For : Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math ISKCON Temple, Nabadwip Radha Rani Temple

807 active cases 743 in last 7 days

Blanketed away in the commotion of West Bengal, Navadwipa - Mayapur is a cluster of nine islands located on the banks of Ganges. This place is one of those few religious shrines whose spirit of devotion is palpable.

Best Time: October to March

8 Navadvipa Attractions

29. Agartala, Tripura - Gateway to Tripuran Heritage

Agartala, Tripura - Gateway to Tripuran Heritage
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Known For : Ujjayanta Palace Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary Chittangong Hillss

2,320 active cases 1,029 in last 7 days

Home to the Manikya Kings in the past, Agartala is the perfect mix of natural beauty combined with diverse and rich culture.

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Agartala Attractions

30. Kohima, Nagaland - A land ruled by the Nagas

Kohima, Nagaland - A land ruled by the Nagas
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Known For : Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak Kohima Museum Touphema Village

259 active cases 137 in last 7 days

Kohima is the hilly capital of Nagaland, which is one of the seven sister states of India. ‘Kohima’ is the anglicized name given by the British, the original name being 'Kewhira' derived from the Kewhi flowers found in the region. Famous for its ethereal environment and untouched beauty, it is a land of folklore passed down through the ages. Situated at a height of 1500 metres above the sea level, it is endowed with quaint hills, emerald forests and a picturesque landscape. It is the go-to place for all you adventure enthusiasts as it is ideal for trekking, camping and hiking.

Best Time: October to June

11 Kohima Attractions

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