Assam’s Kaziranga National Park received over 2.20 lakh visitors in 2021-22, the highest in the last 12 years, and the revenue earned from tourist footfall surpassed Rs 4 crore, according to official data.
Between 2015-16 and 2020-21, the number of yearly visitors did not exceed 1.88 lakh.
In 2021-22, the park registered as many as 2,20,760 tourists.
In terms of revenue, the year 2017-18 recorded maximum earnings at Rs 5,60,66,795.
The next two years saw a marginal dip, though the annual earnings remained over Rs 4.80 crore.