Tiger Reserve

Manas was declared a Tiger Reserve under ‘Project Tiger’ of Government of India in 1973 for Tiger Conservation. Continue Reading

Pygmy Hog

Manas is the World’s only viable population of Pygmy Hog. It harbors World’s largest population of Golden langur Continue Reading

Research

High recreation, ecotourism, conservation education, nature awareness and research opportunities. Continue Reading

Tourism

The biodiversity and the outstanding scenic beauty of the Manas Tiger Reserve attract people from far and wide. Continue Reading

A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Manas is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its great environmental importance

Outstanding Universal values

Under the following Criteria, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is declared as MANAS World Heritage site: criteria (vii), (ix) and (x) of UNESCO

Exceptional Natural Beauty!
Criteria (vii): contain superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance.

Significant Ongoing Environmental Processes
Criteria (ix): be outstanding examples representing significant ongoing ecological and biological processes in the evolution and development of terrestrial, freshwater, coastal and marine ecosystems and communities of plants and animals.

Most Important Natural Habitats
Criteria (x): contain the most important and significant natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biological diversity, including those containing threatened species of outstanding universal value from the point of view of science or conservation.

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Important Facts About Manas

Historically Manas has eventful milestones

1905

Proposed Reserve Forest

1973

Declared Tiger Reserve

1985

UNESCO World Heritage Site

1990

Became National Park

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