Nameri National Park is a national park located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur District of Assam, India, about 35 kilometres from Tezpur. Nameri shares its northern boundary with the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal.Together they constitute an area of over 1000 km sq Of which nameri has a total area of 200 km sq.
The vegetation type of nameri is of semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers.The forests are also rich in epiphytes, lianas,and creepers and clump-forming bamboo This forest has over 600 species. Some notable species are Gmelina arborea, Michelia champaca, Amari, Chukrasia tabularis, Ajar, Urium poma, Bhelou, Agaru, Rudraksha, Bonjolokia, Hatipolia akhakan, Terminalia myriocarpa, Mesua ferrca.It also is home for Orchids like Dendrobium, Cymbidium and Cypripedium reginae.
This is excellent elephant country it was considered to be an elephant reserve. It is also an ideal habitat for a host of other animals including the tiger, Leopard, Sambar, dhole (the Asiatic wild dog), Pygmy Hog, Muntjac, Gaur, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear, Himalayan Black Bear, Capped Langur and Indian Giant Squirrel. Nameri is a birder's paradise with over 300 species of birds. The white winged wood duck, Great Pied Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Black Stork, Ibis Bill, Blue-bearded Bee-eaters, Babblers, Plovers and many other birds make nameri its home.
Nameri National Park Elephant Rides
There is no better way of experiencing the wilderness of forests than safely sitting atop an elephant and elegantly, yet leisurely move around exploring the magical moments of forest life. As it is, an Elephant ride in itself is enchanting, what if you get one of the largest and strongest member of the wild respectfully show you around the forest, revealing secrets which he knows best. Nameri National Park authorities provide these facilities to the visitors at nominal costs; so, while you are here, make sure that you do not miss out on this adventure.
- Angling At Nameri: This park being full of rivers.Fishing is the famous activity which is held by forest department.Golden Masheer Fish is the famous in these region which is grown 3-9 feets, it is also known as "Tiger of the Himalayan rivers"
- Nameri River Rafting: The river rafting is held at southern east of the park on river-Jai Bharali.The rafting up to 13 KMs around 3 hours
- Nameri Wildlife Trekking: Wild life trekking is amazing experience in these park.An armed forest department guide the trekking.