Nameri National Park
Nameri National Park covering an area of about 200sq. kms is located at the foothills of eastern Himalayas about 35km from Tezpur, the nearest town. The park is the second Tiger reserve of Assam.
Nameri is a haven for many rare animals. The rich wildlife includes Tiger, Black bear, elephant, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Indian Bison, Pangolin, Indian wild dog, deer, Civet Cat, Capped Langur, Jackals etc. Various species of birds such as the endangered white winged wood duck, four species of Hornbill, butterflies and reptiles are also found here.
Nameri National ParkGeneral Information
Location: 181 Kms from Guwahati
35 kms from Tezpur in Sonitpur district of Assam.
Area: 213 sq. kms
Best time to visit: November to May
Nearest Town Tezpur (35 km)
Altitude 65 meters
Latitude 26.30 0 N to 26.45 0 N
Longitude 93.08 0 E to 93.36 0 E
Average Rainfall 160 cm
Wild life Attractions:
Water Sports in Nameri National Park
Tour to this park also gives an opportunity to the tourists for water sports activities of river rafting where the tourists can enjoy with the entire family while swimming, sunbathing in different river islands. Angling is also possible in the river islands for keen anglers subject to regulation by the forest department.
How to Reach There:
Road: Nameri National Park is well connected by the local and national highways that connect it with al the major cities of Assam. However, regular buses ply to and from Tezpur.
Rail: Nameri National Park is connected with the network of Indian Railways with the nearest Railway Station is Rangapara, which is 60-Kms from Bhalukpong, which is 21-km from the park, in Sonitpur district.
Air: The nearest airport is Saloni about 10-km from Tezpur, in Sonitpur district, which is 181-km away from Guwahati.