Blue vistas of Nameri national park attracts everyone towards its pristine natural beauty. Situated in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur District of Assam it is an ideal leisure destination for everyone. Spend some leisure time amidst nature and relax and go for bird watching or nature walk amidst the deep forest of Nameri is a mesmerizing experience. Staying in an eco-camp in deep jungle and experience the scenic view of the village far away from concrete jungle is the best way to go for a jungle sojourn.
Famous for: White-winged Wood Duck, Great Hornbill.
Special Attraction: Rafting at Jia- Bhoroli river.
Best Season: November to March.
Entry Fee: Rs. 20(For Indians) ; Rs. 250 (for Foreign Nationals).
Camera Fee: Rs. 50(For Indians) ; Rs. 500 (for Foreign Nationals).
Boating Charges*: Rs. 350/boat (For Indians) ; Rs. 550/boat (for Foreign Nationals). *Additional charges apply for boatmen.
Opening Hours: Nameri national park opens all day. Entry after sunset and before sunrise is not permitted.
Things to do in Nameri National Park
The summer season in Assam starts from the month of June and extends till the September. The season is characterized by humidity and frequent showers. Maximum temperature during summer is 38 degree Celsius. The climatic conditions are normally dry at Nameri.
The main rainy months are June, July, August and September. Avoid visit nameri during monsoon season since most part of the reserve is submerged in flood water every year.
The winter season start from November and last till February. Winter is the ideal and best time to visit Nameri. In winter the lowest temperature is 4-10 degree Celsius.
Nameri National Park is 37 km from the Salonibari airport situated at Tezpur district.
The nearest railway station is Rangapara which is 21 km from Nameri. Guwahati railway station is also located around 5hrs drive from the park.
Tezpur is the nearest town close to Nameri. One can hire a private cab, auto or shared taxis from Tezpur town to reach Nameri.
Major tourist places near Nameri National Park are :
Situated at a distance of 25km from Nameri, Bhalukpong is a picturesque place located along the Kameng river on the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. It is a utopia for adventure lovers. Angling and river rafting are the preeminent activities in Bhalukpung. Pakhui Game Sanctuary and Tipi Orchidariurm which houses 2600 cultivated orchids from 80 different species is also located near Bhalukpong.
Situated at a distance of 157 km from Nameri, Itanagar is a scenic hill station and the working capital of Arunachal Pradesh well known for unique culture and hospitality of the different tribes. Situated on the foothill of majestic Himalaya spread like a carpet of green hills with a very pleasant atmosphere all round the year. Ganga lake, Ita fort, Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum and a Buddhist Gompa Kyong Theraveda are the charm of Itanagar.
Orang National Park
Situated at a distance of 98km from Nameri located on the north bank of Brahmaputra river Rajiv Gandhi Orang National park is located. Which is another home to world famous one-horned rhinoceros. It houses different mammals such as pigmy hog, elephants, wild buffalo, tiger, leopard, sambar, barking deer, varieties of water birds, green pigeon in its flat topography of semi-evergreen forest.
Bordowa the birthplace of the founder of Neo-Vaishnavism, Saint Sankar Deva, a very sacred place visited by thousands of devotees' all round the year. The footprint of Sankar Deva preserve here. A pond full of fish of different type is located nearby. A small museum is also housed near the Satra which preserves the books written by Sankar deva in a special leaf called "sasi pat". Batradraba(Bordowa) is the centre of his core ethical values and spiritual realization.
Located at a distance of 220 Km. from Nameri, Guwahati is the biggest city in Northeast India. Situated on the shores of the turbulent Brahmaputra river, the city is the commercial capital of the entire region. Guwahati is a vital tourist base point, besides being an attraction in its own Guwahati has several places of historical interest and tourist attraction.
Nameri national park map