5 Best Places to See Wild Water Buffalo in India

Wild Water Buffalo is a large bovine live in India, mostly in Assam and restricted to in and around Kaziranga, Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks. Water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is native to the Indian Subcontinent and also found in few scattered pockets in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Chhattisgarh.

Kaziranga National Park, Assam


Kaziranga National Park is home to largest population large herbivores including gaur,sambar, Barasingha and Indian elephant. The park has largest population of wild Asiatic water buffalo in India along with the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros and highest density of tigers in India.

Manas National Park, Assam


Manas National Park at the Himalayan foothills is famous for its endangered endemic and rare wild animals such as pygmy hog,golden langur,capped langur, Indian rhinoceros, and significant population of the wild water buffalo.

Indravati National Park, Chhattisgarh


Indravati National Park in Bijapur district is the famous wildlife parks of Chhattisgarh and home to last populations of rare wild buffalo. The park is also home to a variety of other ungulate species including Indian bison, nilgai,chausingha and blackbuck.

Balphakram National Park, Meghalaya

Balphakram National Park is one of the most beautiful park, located to the extreme South of Garo Hills. Because of its pristine beauty and canyon, the park supports unique species of wild animals such as marbled cat, golden cat, red panda and endangered wild water buffalo

Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Assam


Dibru Saikhowa National Park of Assam is one of the most beautiful National Park in India and largest salix swamp forest in north-east India. The park supports unique species of wildlife such as Gangetic dolphin,hog deer,barking deer,Asiatic water buffalo and only home of feral horse in India.

A small population of Wild Water Buffalo also occur in some parts of Orissa,Madhya Pradesh along with few adjacent states of northeast India as well as in Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary,Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary,Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary and D’Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh.

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