Nameri National Park
Nameri National Park is located in Sonitpur district of Assam bordering Arunachal Pradesh. The park is spread over an area of 200 square kilometre and constitutes the core area of the Nameri Tiger Reserve. The Jia Bhorali river passes through the middle of the National Park. The forest is located at the entrance of Western Arunachal Pradesh tourist circuit of Tawang & Bomdila.
The forests of Nameri National Park is home of Tigers, Leopards, Clouded Leopard, Elephant, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Hispid Hare, Slow Loris, Capped Langur, Dhole, Sloth Bear, Burmese Ferret Badger, Binturong etc.
The forest also has a good variety of bird population including White winged wood duck, Palla’s fish eagle, lesser adjutant stork, greater spotted eagle, white ramped vulture, long billed vulture, black bellied tern, rufous necked hornbill, wreathed hornbill, great pied hornbill etc.
Assam Roofed Turtle, Indian Soft Shell Turtle, Indian Flap Shell Turtle, Keeled Box Turtle, South East Asian Leaf Turtle, Common Blind Snake, Myanmarese Python, Indian Cobra, King Cobra, Pit Viper, Monitor Lizard etc.
Tezpur is the nearest Airport (40 kms) but Guwahati is much better connected with the rest of the country. Guwahati is also the most important rail station in North East India and is well connected to the rest of the country. From Guwahati Nameri National Park is about 220 kms and 4 hours drive.