Namdapha, a Tiger reserve and National park, a true wildness in South East Asia. This largest protected area in the Eastern Himalaya Biodiversity hotspot located in the East Himalaya sub-region and is recognized as one of the richest area in biodiversity of India sharing international boundary with Myanmar(Burma) covering an area 1985 sq. km. Because of its stunning varieties of different eco-system, vegetation, altitude range, the park is home to a great diversity of Mammals, Birds, Leeches, Butterfly & Moths, Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles.

Altitude: 200 to 4571 msl

Rainfall: 2,500 to 3,500 mm

Temperature:  -0˚C to 32˚C

Vegetation: Tropical Wet Evergreen Forest, Sub-Tropical Broadleaf Forest, Temperate Broadleaf and Conifer, Sub-Alpine Scrub, Alpine Scrub.

Best time to visit: December to March

 

Key species:

Mammals: It is the only park in India that is home to four of the large cats namely the Tiger (Panthera Tigris), Leopard (Panthera Pardus), Snow Leopard (Panthera Uncia) and Clouded Leopard (Neofelis Nebulosa) and numbers of lesser cats like Leopard Cat, Asiatic Golden cat, Marbled Cat etc. This impenetrable virgin forest is also home of many other important animals like Assamese macaque, pig-tailed macaque, stump-tailed macaque and number of the distictive Hoolock Gibbons (Hylobates Hoolock), the elephants, black bear, Indian Bison, several species of deers, reptiles and a variety of arboreal animals. 

Birds: Namdapha national park is one of the best examples for rich bird diversity of North East India. This great altitude variation forest is the home of more than 450 species of birds including several globally threatened and restricted range species including White-bellied Heron, White Winged Duck, Greater Spotted Eagle, Blyth's Tragopan, Mrs. Hume's Pheasant, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Brown Hornbill, Great Hornbill, Beautiful Nuthatch, White-cheeked Hill Partridge, Blyth's Tragopan, Ward's Trogon, Rusty Bellied Shortwing, Austen's Barwing, Beautiful & Grey Sibia, Cochoas, Blue-Naped Pittas, Hodgson's Frogmouth, Himalayan Monal, Mountain Scops Owl, Goliath Heron, Rusty-bellied Shortwing, Snowy-browed Flycatcher, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Wedge-Billed Wren-Babbler, Brown-throated Tit-Babler, Black-Browed Leaf Warbler, Broad, Leaf Warble, Zitting Cisticola etc.
HOT SPOT OF THE REGION