Nameri National Park
The Nameri National Park, along with the adjoining Pakhui (Pakke) Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh, is spread over an area of 1,000 sq km. The landscape majorly comprises semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers.
The park lies around 35 km from Tezpur, in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas. A paradise for birdwatchers, Nameri National Park boasts around 300 species of avifauna, including hornbills, black storks, ibisbills, babblers, plovers, etc. You can also spot fauna like tigers, leopards, sambars, clouded leopards, gaurs, wild boars, sloth bears, Himalayan black bears as well as elephants.
Declared a reserve forest in 1978, it was minted a national park two decades later. Set on a jungle safari and explore the teeming biodiversity of Nameri National park for an unforgettable experience of your life.
Best Time to Go
November – April
11°C – 30°C
About Nameri national Park
Nameri National Park covers an area of 200 Sq. Kms. With river Jia Bhoroli bifurcating the park, it is the most scenic of all the national parks of Assam. Its in the eastern border of Assam in the valley and mountainous Arunachal Pradesh. It was set up as a sanctuary in 1985 with an area of 137 sq. km. In 1998 it was officially established as a National Park. Nameri is home to some of the endangered species like white winged wood duck, Sloth Bear, Tiger Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Sambar, Gaur, Indian Wild Dog, four varieties of Hornbill and many other winged species. The other reason Nameri is famous for, is the herds of elephants. The park have a high density of elephant population and due to lessening of forest cover, they sometimes invade human inhabited villages, which have attracted the attention of wildlife conservationists worldwide.
Altitude: 80m to 225m above mean sea level
Vegetation: tropical evergreen, Semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers.
Water Resources: Streams and tributaries of River Jia-Bhoreli criss cross the reserve. Prominent ones among the many tributaries of River Jia-Bhoreli are Diji, Dinai, Doigrung, Nameri, Dikorai and Khari
Total Area: 200 sq km.
Coordinates: 26.9324° N to 92.8772° E
Temperature: 11 – 30 degree Celsius
Nameri National Park Tiger Safari Tours
Popular Fauna at Nameri National Park
It is the largest land mammal on the Asian continent. They inhabit dry to wet forest and grassland habitats in 13 range countries spanning Southeast Asia. Asian elephants have adapted to surviving on resources that vary based on the area.
Capped langurs have dark grey to black fur on their backs and creamy white or golden yellow fur on the belly. Their face is black and the crown is dark grey in color. These monkeys have long tails that are longer than the head and body combined.
They have a broad skull and a short, broad muzzle. The fur on the back and flanks is reddish brown, while the neck, chest and undersides are white or lightly coloured. It is found in a wide variety of habitat types.
Safaris at Nameri National Park
Boat on the Jia-Bhoreli River is an excellent way of seeing water birds, raptors and the winter migrants of the area. Elephants are seen in huge herds by the river with the other herbivores.
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