Namdapha National Park- Into the wilderness
Located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in northern India, it is one of the largest national parks in the region. Related to area it is the third largest park in the country. The forest is covered with evergreen and temperate vegetation and harbours the lowland of the northern part. This Namdapha National Park is situated near the border of Myanmar in the district of Changlang. Bamboo tress can be spotted in maximum part of the jungle. Besides a national park it is also a tiger reserve with enchanting wild beauty all around. Miao lies nearby to the forest making it a suitable existing place for the wild life due to river Nao- Dihing along the forest.
Wildlife biodiversity hotspot
The forest possesses large number of various wildlife species including flora and fauna. The area being huge has not been inspected properly and there is no such record of how many such species are there. As far it is known the forest houses nearly 150 species of timber. The Blue Vanda, an endangered orchid which is hardly found anywhere else can be spotted in this forest. Many medicinal plants which are used by the tribal people are found here. This place is the home to the rarest and the uncommon species of the cat family. Primates are also there such as Assamese macaque, stump tailed macaque and hillock gibbons. Common animals such as elephants, Indian bison, black bear, birds and reptiles live here.
Among the aerial animals, the rare species of white winged wood ducks is being protected here. Many other endangered species have been able to survive here due to the natural surrounding which has been kept untouched and away from the public interference. The region of tropical rain forest is responsible for saving many remarkable wild lives which is worth visiting.
How to reach Namdapha National Park
Airway: the nearest airport is the Mohanbari airport in dibrugarh which is at a distance of 182 km from the spot. If you want better connectivity then if you want better connectivity then Guwahati airport is located 600 km away.
Railway: the nearest railway hub in Tinsukia and Ledo. Between the both Ledo is nearest that Tinsukia. You can choose any one as per your facilitation.
Roadway: Miao is the entry way of Namdapha and it is well connected with other cities. Deban is a forest hub and can be accessed from Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, and Margherita.
Other nearby attractions on Namdapha National Park
Hornbill– this is a place where you get a close view of the bird hornbill flying here and there. Because of homing ground of such birds the place got its name.
Camera point– it is the best location in the forest region from where you can get view of lush greeneries of the enchanting jungle and take photographs of the natural beauty.
Haldibari– it is a place for forest camping and a thrilling experience. It is situated at a distance of 5 km from Deban and you can get there by boat.
Bulbulia– this is an interesting camp stay experience and if you and if you get the opportunity for overnight stay then you may come across wild animals a bit far away.
Deban– this is also a wonderful forest camp situated on the bank of river Noa- Dihing. Here you can enjoy the picturesque view of the forest du- this is also a wonderful forest camp situated on the bank of river Noa- Dihing. Here you can enjoy the picturesque view of the forest due to its location along the boundary of the park. Trekking, a along the boundary of the park. Trekking, angling and hiking could be done on the river. Staying at the forest inspection bungalow is a lifetime achievement.
Where to stay
Most of the decent guest houses are located in Haldibari within Namdapha National Park. The facility and infrastructure may not satisfy you but stay in a luxurious manner is not your target after all. Visiting the forest and spotting some exotic animals is the goal of your tour. So get set to manage your needs and find your peace in going for a safari in a four-wheeler or elephant ride. It should be noted that to visit Arunachal Pradesh you need to get prior inner line permission.