Manas NP To Suspend Elephant Safari And Rafting Indefinitely

According to the national park authorities, the order will come into effect from May 1, 2022, until further notice.
Manas NP To Suspend Elephant Safari And Rafting Indefinitely
Elephant Safari at Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve

The Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve decided to suspend elephant safari and rafting activities at the park from May 1.

Apart from the safari and rafting, the closure of the upper bungalow, lower bungalow and dormitory at Mothanguri was ordered by the field director of Manas National Park, a statement said.

According to the national park authorities, the order will come into effect from May 1, 2022, until further notice.

Notably, the order was issued last week on Tuesday. It is in line with the orders from Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, National Tiger Conservation Authority.

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The statement further informed that owing to the poor condition of roads, some of them will remain closed for tourists from the same date.

The roads that will remain closed include Uchila Camp to Chorphuli camp and onwards to Mothanguri main road under Bansbari range; Range Office to Kanchanbari camp and Sewali camp to Dwimary camp roads under Bhuyanpara range; and all roads under Kahitama Beat, Panbari Range and Kuklung Range.

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