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The park’s population of 1800-odd rhinos represents more than two-thirds of the world’s total (in 1904, there were just 200). Kaziranga offers popular 4WD and elephant safaris that allow you to get close to the rhinos. Pay park fees at the range office, in the Kaziranga Tourist Complex (marked by an obvious rhino gate) about 800m south of Kohora village.

An armed guard accompanies all vehicles (and some elephants) entering the park. A ₹100 tip for mahouts, drivers and guards is customary.