The Nameri National Park of 200 sq. kms. area is located in the Sonitpur district, bordering Arunachal Pradesh and it is also the core area of Nameri Tiger Reserve (344 Sq. Km.). One can enjoy rafting in the Jia Bhoroli river in the south-western boundary.
What you expect to see
Mammals : Tiger, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Elephant, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Hispid hare, Slow Loris, Capped
Langur, Dhole, Sloth Bear, Burmese ferret Badger, Binturong etc.
Birds : White Winged Wood duck, Palla’s fish-eagle, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Greater spotted Eagle, White ramped vulture, Longo billed vulture, Black bellied Term, Rufous–necked Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Great Pied Hornbill etc.
Reptiles : Assam Roofed Turtle, Indian Soft Shell Turtle, Indian Flap Shell Turtle, Keeled Box Turtle, South East Asian Leaf Turtle, Common Blind Snake, Myanmarese Python, Indian Cobra, King Cobra, Pit Viper, Monitor Lizard.
How to reach : The distance from Nameri National Park to the nearest Salonibari Airport (Tezpur) is 34 kms., and Tezpur is 40 Kms., Guwahati is 220 Kms., Jorhat is 215 Kms, Nowgong is 110 Kms. and Kaziranga is 125 kms. away.
Where to stay : Blue Star Hotel, Jonaki Building, Tezpur, Tel-03712-220682, Oasis Hotel, Jonaki Road, Tezpur, Tel-03712-220724, Hotel Luit, Tezpur, Tel-03712-222083, Hotel Green View, Main Road, Tezpur, Tel-03712-223685, Kanyapur Hotel, Hatibilkhana, Tezpur, Tel-03712-220261.
The Tourist Lodges/ Resorts : Assam (Bhorolli) Angling & Conservation Association, Tezpur Station Club, Tezpur, Pin-784001, Tel.-03712-220854, E-mail:
, contact - Mr. S.B. Dutta, Eco Camp, Potasali Village, Tarajan, P.O. Gamani, Dist.: Sonitpur, Pin- 784103, contact- Mr. Ranesh Roy, Camp Director, Tel. 094351-45563/094352-50025, Wild Mahseer, Balipara, Tel.- 094351 97650.
Whom to contact for visit : Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division, Dolabari, Tezpur, Tel.-03712-268054,
Range Officer, Nameri Wildlife Range, Potasali (Assam), Tel.-03714-270558(O).
Best season for visit : November to April.