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About Namdapha National Park

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Namdapha National Park
Namdapha National Park renowned as one of the richest areas in biodiversity, huge protected area in the Eastern Himalayas is the largest national park regarding area on which the park is spread in Northeast of India. This region is also known for its extensive Dipterocarp forests and lowland evergreen rainforests. The park is spread on a huge piece of land between Dapha bum range, Mishmi Hills and Patkal range. Offering best example of biodiversity the habitat changes from lower region to the upper region with sub-tropical broadleaf to subtropical pine forests. Apart from this the park is also gifted with huge bamboo forests. Maximum part of the park is mountainous covered with forests of Hollong, Mekal and Hollock trees mixed with creepers. High altitudes of the park are covered with deciduous forests rich in Mangolia, pine, and Betula trees. The area is like a haven for the botanists and researchers with around one hundred fifty recorded tree species, accompanied with incredible varieties of rare orchids and flowers. The park can be accessed from Guahati and Dibrugarh and the nearest railway station is at Ledo. This region has a sub tropical climate and best time to visit this park is the winter season.

Bird safari at Namdapha National Park

White-Winged Wood Duck
White-Winged Wood Duck

Satyr Tragopan Osaka
Monal Pheasants at Namdaphamap
Namdapha National Park Great Indian Hornbill
Namdapha’s diverse forests are a haven for the astounding birdlife, where birds like Giant Hornbill, Satyr Tragopan, Monal Pheasants and white-winged wood duck cab be easily spotted. Some of the reptiles like reticulated Python and King Cobra are commonly seen in the jungles of the park. Mammals like Leopard, Jungle Cats and Tigers along with Hoolock Gibbon also are commonly seen in the interiors of the jungles and mountain slopes. Apart from the exclusive wild life there are many other attractions for tourists in the parks eastern side, which borders with Myanmar. Best time to visit this region is from October to April and rest of the months should be avoided, since this period is dominated with heavy rains and flooding of the rivers.

For entering the park and staying at the jungle camps a tourist permit has to be taken from the authorities of the Park. Namdapha national park accommodation at Deban inside the park is the best for exploring the region in and around the park. It is the only park in India, where you can stroll freely in the jungles instead of travelling in a protected vehicle. There are many incredible hiking routes and places of cultural as well as historical importance at the east side. Namdapha national park treks are unique identity of the park.

How to get to Namdapha National Park:

Best Time to Visit:
01 October to 30 April
Established:
1972
Area:
1,985 sq km
Language:
Tangsa, Singpho, Assamese, Hindi, English.
Best Time to Visit:
01-Oct to 30-Apr
Getting There:

  • By Bus - Assam State Transport Corporation from Dibrugarh to Miao via Tinsukia, Margherita, Ledo, Jagun and Kharsang.
  • Many Private vehicle runs between National Park and Dibrugarh and other cities

Nearest Town:
Margherita
Nearest Airport:
Dibrugarh Airport
Nearest Railway Station:
Ledo

Namdapha National Park Fees

Charges
For Indian
For Foreigner
Entry Fees
Rs. 10
Rs. 50
Vehicles
Rs. 100
Still Camera
Rs. 70
Video Camera
Rs. 100

Dos and Don'ts at Namdapha National Park
  • Indian tourist need to take a permit from district to visit the state of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Foreign Tourist get permit from Home Ministery New Delhi. For 10 day permit required valid visas and it costs around US$ 50/person.
  • The park remains open for visitors from Sunrise to Sunset.
  • Prefer to wear Green or light colored clothes, bright colors and perfume are not suggested.
  • Namdapha National Park comes in restricted area so pre booking is suggested to avoid the disappoint of unavailability.

Assam Bird Watching Tour



Assam is a Northeastern Indian state surrounded by Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Meghalaya. The region is mostly hilly with prime rivers Brahmaputra and Barak provide greenery and rustic flora and fauna. Assam tourism is mostly tagged with its distinct wildlife especially variety of birdlife which is pride of the state. Assam bird watching tours are really a great opportunity to the world wide bird watchers who visit and enjoy watching the explicit bird life in their natural surroundings.



Assam is very much popular for its wildlife sanctuaries. Major wildlife sanctuaries are Kaziranga National Park, Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary and Dibru-Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary. Kaziranga is the central attraction of tourism in Assam. More and more tourists from worldwide places are visiting this wildlife National Park. There are around four hundred eighty species of birds recorded at this park. The variety of birds in this park includes the beautiful migratory birds, classic raptors, scavengers, waterfowl and terrestrial birds. Rare game birds seen here are Swamp falcon, bustards and pigeons. Indian hornbills are the pride of this region. Bird watching tours in the form of Jeep safaris to the eastern range of the park offer a unique experience to the visitors. Kaziranga National Park is divided into different regions for the sake of convenience. There is a good concentration of raptors, fishing birds and waterfowl in the Eastern range. Central range is great for migratory and grass land birds. Western range shows a combination of both varieties. The diverse habitat of Kaziranga which covers grasslands, tropical forests, marshlands to large lakes is the perfect heaven for the birds. Assam bird watching tours start from Guwahati and cover many places full of exciting bird life like Deepor Beel, Pobitora, Panbari Reserve Forest in Kaziranga, Dibru-Saikhowa wild life Sanctuary and Namdapha National Park in Digboi.


Whenever you are planning a tour of Assam remember to include the incredible Bird watching tours of Assam in your schedule. There are many types of accommodations spread around the entrance gates of the park. Jungle home resorts at Kaziranga offer beautiful accommodations in the vicinity of nature. Prior your tour of Assam you can book one of the resorts near the gates of the Park.

Kaziranga Tourism Guide

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