Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP&TR) received a tourist footfall of over 2.75 lakh generating a revenue of Rs 6 crore during 2021-2022, an all-time record collection.
Disclosing this information, director of KNP&TR, Jatindra Sarma said altogether 2,75,835 tourists visited the UNESCO World Heritage Park which is famous for one-horned rhinos from October 2021 to May 2022, setting an all-time record revenue collection of Rs 6,39,23,389.
Altogether 2,74,116 domestic and 1,719 foreign tourists visited the Kaziranga National Park.
In 2020-2021, the park received 1,67,644 tourists with total revenue of Rs 3.6 crore.
In the year 2019-2020, a total of 1,42,859 tourists visited the park, generating a revenue of Rs 4.2 crore.
The tourist flow to the park was affected during the period 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic. In 2018-2019, the inflow of tourists was partially affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.