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
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 if 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.
When to visit During the period, October to April.
How to reach
By Jeep and Gypsy from Miao
Where to stay At Miao : Inspection Bunglow , Tourist Lodge,
Circuit House (Contact Extra Asstt. Commissioner)
At Namdapha : Inspection Bunglow
Nearest Airport Mohanbari (Dibrugarh, Assam)
Nearest Bus stand Margherita( Tinsukia, Assam).
Nearest Railway Stn Margherita( Tinsukia, Assam).
What to see Namdapha National Park.