The Namdapha National Park is the largest protected ecological area in the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot. It is located at the Changlang district in the State of Arunachal Pradesh. The Namdapha National Park is the third largest National Park in India in terms of its area. The park has extensive bamboo forests and secondary forests in addition to the primary forestland is just the place for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers with its breathtaking natural beauty and diverse flora and fauna. The Namdapha National Park, which also hosts a Tiger Reserve, gets its name from the Namdapha River, a tributary of the Nao-Dehing river that flows through Deban and a major portion of the Changlang District in Arunachal Pradesh.

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River Nao Dehing at Deban ~ Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh ~ India

Effective conservation of the big cats have helped to increase their numbers significantly at the Namdapha National Park. This biodiversity hotspot is home to the rare and endangered species of Clouded Leopards, its also home to the species of Red Panda and one can even perhaps get a glimpse of the elusive Snow Leopard in this park. This park is also home to the four big cat species: Snow leopards, Clouded leopards, Common leopards and Tigers. Some of the other rare and endangered animals of this park are Asiatic black bears, Red fox, Yellow-throat marten, Eurasian otter, Oriental small-clawed otter, Spotted linsang, Binturong, Common palm civet, Small Indian civet, Large Indian civet, Masked palm civet, Marbled cat, Fishing cat, Asiatic golden cat, etc.

Namdapha is the only forest in India where Apes are found. It is also home to reptiles including snakes like cobra, viper, krait and python. Various species of Amphibians and Fishes can also be spotted here and at the site of the beautiful Anamika Falls near the National Park.

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The Anamika Waterfall at the Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India. Credits ~ Rajib Saikia

The Namdapha National Park is a bird watcher’s paradise with over 400 species of birds. Laughing thrushes, Parrotbills, Fulvettas, Shrike babblers, Rufous necked Hornbill, Green cochoa, Purple cochoa, Nuthatch, Ward’s trogon, Ruddy kingfisher, Blue eared kingfisher, White tailed fish eagle, Eurasian hobby, Pied falconet, White-winged wood duck, Himalayan wood-owl, Rufous-throated hill-partridge and many other birds can be spotted at this National Park.

We welcome you to the Biodiversity hot-spot at the Namdapha National Park ~ Arunachal Pradesh.

During your stay at the Park:

  • Enjoy the trek into the Namdapha National Park and get an opportunity to camp inside the park at the ‘Bulbulia’ Camping Site with Kaziranga National Park Team

  • Visit the Hornbill Camp that is the homing ground of the majestic species of Hornbill at Namdapha

  • Sing to the tunes of the beautiful birds at the Namdapha National Park

  • Be a part of the Wildlife Wilderness Journey at the National Park of Namdapha powered by Kaziranga National Park Team

Recommended Itinerary ~

Day 1 ~ Dibrugarh and Digboi

Arrive at Mohanbari Airport at Dibrugarh. Depart to the Legendary Oil town of Digboi (Asia’s Oldest Refinery and the Oldest Operational Oil Well in the World). Visit the Centenary Oil Museum at Digboi that has the Oldest Operational Oil Well in the World. On the way sight the majestic tea gardens of Assam. Check into the Namdang Guest House at Digboi.

Night Stay: Namdang Guest House, Digboi.

Meals Included: NA

Day 2 ~ Digboi and Miao

After Breakfast we will proceed to visit the World War II cemetery near Digboi. Later drive from Digboi to Miao. At Miao visit Museum and Tibetan settlement and Carpet factory.

Night Stay: Namdapha Jungle Camp.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 ~ Miao and Deban (Hornbill Campsite)

Drive to Deban (24 km) and proceed to Hornbill Camp (10 km) by trekking accompanied by local guide and porters. Sight majestic bird species on your way.

Night Stay: Tented Accommodation.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 ~ Deban and Miao

Trek back to Deban and drive to Miao.

Night Stay: Namdapha Jungle Camp.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 ~ Miao and Margherita

After breakfast, cross Nao Dehing River and trek to Phup/Lewang Village (3 km) and return to Miao. Later Drive to Margherita in Assam.

Night Stay: Singpho Eco Lodge, Margherita.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6 ~ Margherita and Myanmar ( To be Accomodated on Dates 10th, 20th & 30th of each Month only)

After breakfast, travel to Jairampur. Visit the World War II Cemetery and botanical garden at Jairampur. Travel to the Pangsau Pass at the Indo-Myanmar border. Cross the International border to reach Myanmar Market and sight the Lake of no Return. Travel back to Margherita. Journey along the Historic Stilwell Road. At Margherita, visit India’s only Coal Museum.

Night Stay: Singpho Eco Lodge, Margherita.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7 ~ Dhola Ghat and Dibrugarh

Travel to Dhola Ghat to witness the Grandeur of the Longest Bridge in India ~ the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge. Transfer to Mohanbari Airport at Dibrugarh. Tour Ends. Bid Adieu!

Meals Included: Breakfast

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Drive from the Namdapha Jungle Camp to Deban
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River Nao Dehing at the Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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Boating on the clear waters of River Nao Dehing at the Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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Sunrise by the banks of River Nao Dehing at the Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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Forest Rest House at Deban ~ Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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The Forest Cover during your Trek to the Hornbill Camp ~ Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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The Forest Cover during your Trek to the Hornbill Camp ~ Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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Indian Army Constructed Bridges on the Way to Deban ~ Namdapha National Park ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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The Miao Church on the way to Namdapha National Park ~ Miao ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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At the Phup Village near Namdapha National Park ~ Miao ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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Welcome to the Miao Carpet Factory on the way to Namdapha National Park ~ Miao ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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The Biosphere of the Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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At the Namdapha National Park ~ Deban ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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At the Settlement of the Miao Carpet Factory ~ Miao ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India
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On the way to the Namdapha National Park across the Stilwell Road ~ Lekhapani ~ Assam ~ India
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Distances to Namdapha National Park ~ Lekhapani ~ Assam ~ India
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Barbecue by the Bon Fire at the Hornbill Campsite ~ Namdapha National Park ~ Arunachal Pradesh ~ India

 

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