Every wildlife enthusiast’s dream and birdwatcher’s paradise, Nameri National Park is located in the foothills of eastern Himalayas in Sonitpur district. Home to many wild elephants, Nameri is also a tiger reserve. The park is a haven for around 400 bird species including the endangered white winged wood duck. Other avian species include blue-eared Kingfisher, great, wreathed and rufous-necked hornbills, hill blue flycatcher, red-throated pipit, slender billed oriole and white-crowned forktail. Exotic flora is yet another attraction of Nameri.
Tezpur airport, 37 km south of Nameri National Park, is the nearest. Tezpur Airport connects directly to Kolkata, Silchar and Guwahati. Tourist buses and taxis are available from the airport to reach Nameri.
Rangapara, 25 km south of Nameri National Park, is the nearest railway station. Rangapara connects to Guwahati.
Nameri National Park falls on the Bomdila Highway which connects Guwahati, Nameri and Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh). Nameri National Park is well connected by an bus from Guwahati, Tezpur and Nagaon.
Nameri National Park, covering an area of about 200 sq. km is located at the foothills of eastern Himalayas about 35 kms from Tezpur, the nearest town.
The park is characterised by hills of deciduous forests and Jia Bhoroli river flowing through it.
Nameri is home to more than 300 species of birds: four species of Hornbills, an abundance of Mainas, Bee Eaters, Barbets, Babblers, Bulbuls, Plovers, Ibis, Bills etc.
Nameri also is home to rare and endangered White Winged Wood Duck. Over 50 of the total world population of 700 of this species can be found at Nameri National Park.
Nameri is also home to Assam Roof Turtle, Multicoloured butterflies and insects like the Lantern fly.
Jia Bhoroli river of Assam is famous for the Mahseer angling, its home of the Golden Mahseer- The Tiger of Indian rivers and a prized catch for any angler (Subject to permit issued).
Nameri has an eco-tourism camp leased out by the Forest Department and a few resorts along the river bank. Tezpur offers Government Tourist Lodge, hotels, and guesthouses for tourists on a budget. The wild Mahseer at Balipara and other tea garden bungalows are a must-stay for the high-end.
The Nameri Eco camp consists of tents that are more like cottages. This is a minimalistic kind of a place where one should not expect luxuries of a hotel. However the cottages/tents have all the basic facilities such as electricity and running water. The bathroom was clean and well maintained.
An ideal location to be completely away from city. Excellent cottages, beautiful surroundings and completely in nature\'s lap.
Main Road Tezpur Assam Building | Opposite Kaybees Centre, Tezpur 784001, India
Cona, Potasali, Assam 784102 Ph No: 094350 83787
Suryarekha Complex, J.N. Road, Tezpur, Assam 784001
N.H. 37A, Mission Chariali, Opposite Gajraj Auditorium, Tezpur, Assam 784001Phone: 099574 46987
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Nameri National Par: Nameri National Park 785109, Assam Phone: 03714 292 644