A Wild Northeast Tour: Getting Lost In Nameri National Park, Assam

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Nameri National Park

The stunning Nameri National Park is located in the bustling outskirts of Assam. It is a must-visit place on your Northeast India tour. This lively national reserve is brimming with lush green forest, exotic and rare birds, fascinating fauna, and blooming flora. Often missed by tourists, the Nameri National Park will capture your imagination and transport you to a world of tranquillity amid nature.

This enchanted forest has captured the fancy of nature lovers, photography enthusiasts and bird watchers. This national park in India shares its border with Arunachal Pradesh. It is nestled in the foothills of Eastern Himalayas.

The Origin

In 1979, The Nameri National Park in Assam became a reserved area. Only the locals and villagers could traverse this area. The Nameri forest was declared a national park in 1998. It was only after rare flora and fauna was found at the park.

Today you can embark on a National park tour in Nameri and enjoy the stunning beauty that surrounds you.

Explore the Jungles

As you enter the Nameri National Park on your Northeast tour, just take a minute to admire the beauty that surrounds you. A part of the Nameri National Park also goes through a quaint Assamese village. Here you will find culture interlaced with nature.

The Nameri National Park is one of the highlights of any Northeast tour. With ethereal streams and canopies that soften the sun rays, this national park is quite glorious.

Just keep walking and try to spot the hidden birds and animals that go behind the trees or disappear among the leaves. You need to extremely alert to be able to spot the beautiful flora and fauna that defines the Nameri National Park.

While on your Jungle Walk, stop by the river banks to not only admire the serene beauty on your forest safari but also to spot some colourful and rare birds. Just top and sit on the rocky terrain and watch the ethereal Brahmaputra river flow by, as the birds hover over it.

To reach the Jia Bhoroli river, you need to cross a mud path. This is also the crossing area of elephants, and if you are lucky you might just come face to face with some of the adorable elephants. You must be accompanied by a forest guard, and make sure you stay at the marked path and don’t stray into the forest. Once you reach the river, you find chilled wind, soft sun rays, and a dreamy river with few boats casually sailing away. It looks straight out a fairytale. This is perhaps one of the most dreamy settings you will find on your Northeast tour.

Go River Rafting

One of the most enchanting things to do on your Northeast tour is to just board a boat and sail off into the horizon. You will be sailing through the beautiful Jia Bhoroli River, and pass through some scenic landscapes and unparalleled beauty.

Conquer the rapid river and feel let the cool breeze guide you, as you pass through narrow bends and touch the fishes swimming in the sea. River rafting on your national park tour is a great way to witness the forest from a different perspective. Since the Jia Bhoroli River is quite calm, river rafting here is more about pleasure than adventure. It is all about simply sailing through the peace and witness the pristine beauty of the forest.

Explore Away

You will find a little temple located right below a tree. This bright coloured temple adds a vibrancy to the lush green cover and makes it stand out from the rest.

You can also visit a little fishery located inside the national forest. This fishery consists of many varieties of fishes, that are bred, studied and kept here.

You can also chase the many butterflies that fly around in this national park in India.

You can also try your hand at fishing and learn to live in the great wild outdoors.

Nameri Eco-Camp

Located within the Nameri National Park, the Nameri Eco Camp will surely be the highlight of your Northeast tour. This natural lodging is mostly full. If you come here during off season then you might get a room.

The Eco Camp is a place for nature lovers who wish to get away from the hustle-bustle of daily life. The Eco Camp has some lovely huts and tents that resembles the thrill of camping under the open sky. The entire area is designed keeping in mind the ambience of the Nameri National Park. You will find wooden benches and colourful swings in the garden. There is also a little restaurant that serves hot and delicious meals.

Take A Scenic Drive

To wrap up your Northeast tour, for the time being, exist the Nameri National Park and drive up to the River Bank located near Bhalukpong. Bhalukpong is the border town of Assam and Arunachal, and you need a permit for this. You also choose to park your car on the Assam part of the town and drive to the river bank to admire the stunning beauty of the mystical river. Sit for a moment and witness the magical sunset before concluding your Northeast tour.

Nameri National Park is one of the best national parks in India, and you should pay this one a visit on your Northeast tour.

Sinchita Mitra
Sinchita Mitra
Sinchita is a student, who has always dabbled with a bit of writing here and there. She has always made herself look into things in a different way than others, which has allowed her to explore certain feelings and emotions which many cannot. She is a bold writer and believes in the saying, 'a pen is mightier than the sword'. She strongly believes that the writing should be so compelling that the writer feels that they are on a journey they read through the article. The writing must make the reader feel something, otherwise it pointless

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