Guwahati, June 1: The famous abode of one-horned rhinoceros, Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR) recorded a tourist footfall of over 2.75 lakh generating all-time record revenue of over Rs 6 crore during 2021-2022.
Disclosing this information, KNPTR director, Jatindra Sharma said altogether 2,75,835 tourists visited the UNESCO World Heritage Park, famous for the one-horned rhinoceros, for the period October 2021 to May 2022, facilitating an all-time record revenue collection of Rs 6,39,23,389.
“Altogether 2, 74,116 domestic and 1,719 foreign tourists visited the park,” Sharma said.
In the year 2020-2021, the park received 1, 67,644 tourists, garnering a revenue of Rs 3,60,00,611.
In 2019-2020, a total of 1,42,859 tourists visited the park, generating a revenue of Rs 4,20,63,541.
The tourist flow to the park was affected during the period 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 by the COVID pandemic.
In 2018-2019, the inflow of tourists was partially affected owing to COVID.