Namdapha National Park

Tiger Reserve and National Park India


Namdapha is a Tiger Reserve and National Park, a true wilderness and siren beauty of lush green vegetation, impervious pristine and virgin forests covering an area of 1985.23 square kilometers. The diverse flora and fauna of Namdapha lies in the international border between India and Myanmar within Changlang District in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in the northeast India. It is a biodiversity hotspot and the largest National park in India. Namdapha National Park is located at a few kilometers away from Miao amidst misty blue hills along the turbulent Noa-Dihing river lies in the sprawling tropical rain forest. It was declared as a Tiger Reserve by the Government in 1983.

This ragged topography formed by tropical rain forests of incredible biological diversity, is home to more than a 1000 plant species and over 500 species of birds and a diversity of animal species that is still climbing steeply and includes tigers, leopards, deer, flying squirrels, red pandas, bears. Because of its unique geographic location and adaptive vegetation, it is home to innumerable species of plants and animals, some of them are unique to Namdapha.

The main locations of interests in park are Deban, Firmbase located on the Noa-Dehing River bank, Hornbill, Haldibari, pictureque camping spot, Bulbulia, Camera point, Motijheel and Gandhigram. The main tourists activities in Namdapha includes Rainforest Trekking, Bird watching in a land of more than 500 species of birds, watching wildlife, camping and unclosing the off the beaten track tribal cultures.

Explore the forest with astounding biodiversity surrounded all over. The park is open throughout the year to tourists. Government-run circuit houses and inspection bungalows are the best places to stay in Namdapha. Camping in tents at the designated campsites is also a nice idea. Forest rest house, lodges, huts and dormitory are available for stay in Deban.

To get here:

Nearest Airport: Dibrugarh

Nearest Rail station: Tinsukia

Bus facilities are available from Dibrugarh to Changlang. Assam State Transport Corporation and Arunachal Pradesh State Transport buses run daily from Dibrugarh to Changlang via Tinsukia and Margherita.

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