Located in the Changlang district, Namdapha is famous for its wild life sanctury, which has been declared as a national park. It is a few kilometers away from Miao
For the truly dedicated wilderness and wildlife fan, a visit to the Namdapha National Park is challenging, covering a wide range of altitudes from 200 mtrs. to 4,500 mtrs. The park largely inaccessible, has diverse habitats and flora and fauna that are typical of this area. The majestic gaur or mithun, elephant, Himalayan black bear, takin, the wild goat peculiar to the Patkoi range, musk deer, slow loris, binturong and the red panda are all found here.
The predators include the tiger, leopard, the rare snow leopard and clouded leopard in the higher reaches of the hills. The white winged wood duck a rare and endagered species, has been shelter in the park.
A number of primate species are seen in the park, such as Assamese macaque, pig-tailed macaque and the distinctive hoolock gibbon, Hornbills, jungle fowl and pheasnats flap their noisy way through the jungle, which harbours other colourful bird species. The inacessibility of the greater part of the park has helped to keep the forests in their pristine state. Read more about Namdapha National Park
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Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
Namdapha National Park is the largest protected area in the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot and is located in Changlang district in Northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, near its border with Myanmar. Town Miao is just a few kms from the sanctuary. Nearest airport is Dibrugarh. Nearest long distance Railway station is Tinsukia Railway Station, Assam