- Location:Arunachal Pradesh, North East India
- Closest Access:Dibrugarh (182 KMS)
- Major Wildlife of the park:Tiger, Leopard, Elephants, Assamese Macaques
- Best time to visit:October to April
- Total coverage area:1985.23 Sq-KMS
Namdapha National Park is a one of the richest national park in terms of variety in flora and fauna in the entire Indian Subcontinent. It is due to the biogeographically situation of Namdapha within the Indo-Chinese sub-area.
Details about Namdapha National Park
Namdapha National Park is a one of the richest national park in terms of variety in flora and fauna in the entire Indian Subcontinent. It is due to the bio-geographically situation of Namdapha within the Indo-Chinese sub-area.
The huge altitudinal difference of Namdapha National Park, from 4,500m at Daphabum, which is the highest place to 200m located in the low valleys make it a unique place.
The Namdapha National Park has mainly hilly region and drained by various rivers as the Noa-Dehing, Namdapha and Deban Rivers.
In the lower stages produce a knotted abundance of humid rainforests, with enormous Hollock, Mekai and Hollong plants intermixed by huge creepers, high cane and thick bamboo stands.
Upper are the deciduous jungles along with moderate and alpine jungles still higher where the trees like Oak, Pine, Magnolia, Betula as well as Rhododendrons rise in abundance. Namdapha National Park is a botanical paradise having more than 150 species of the trees and various flowers as well as orchids, which includes the Blue Vanda – one of very rare orchids.
Wildlife in Namdapha National Park
It is a paradise for bird watchers. The main birds of the Namdapha are the Satyr Tragopan, Monal Pheasants, Kalij, Giant Hornbill, the endangered White-winged Wood Duck and Forest Eagle Owl.
The main reptiles are the Indian Python as well as Reticulated Python and also the King Cobra. In mammal species Namdapha has Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Leopard and Snow Leopard. Namdapha also has very healthy numbers of the Hoolock Gibbon.
It also has elephants, Indian Bison, deer and black bear etc.
Access to Namdapha National Park
Air: Dibrugarh is the nearest airport located 182 KMS far.
Rail: Tinsukia railway station is 141 KMS away
Road: Changlang 136 KMS, Margherita 91 KMS