NAMERI TIGER RESERVE

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Location : 35-km From Tezpur, Sonitpur District, Assam
Coverage Area : 200-sq-kms
Main Attraction : Four Species Of Hornbill
Best Time To Visit : November To March

Situated at the foothills of eastern Himalayas, Nameri Tiger Reserve covers an area of about 200-sq-kms and is the second Tiger reserve of Assam state. The hilly backdrop, deciduous and the river Jia Bhoroli have added a unique charm to it. It is about 35-km from Tezpur town, which is 181-km from Guwahati.

Fauna

Birds, Assam The rich wildlife that this park includes are Tiger, elephant, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Indian Bison, Pangolin, Indian wild dog, Civet Cat, Capped Langur, Jackal etc. Various birds including the four species of Hornbill and reptiles are also found here.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: The nearest airport is Saloni about 10-km from Tezpur, in Sonitpur district, which is 181-km away from Guwahati.

Rail: The nearest railway station is Rangapara 60-kms from Bhalukpong, which is 21-km from the park, in Sonitpur district.

Road: Regular buses ply to and from Tezpur, which is well connected with all the major cities of Assam.

WHERE TO STAY

The Tourism Department has tourist lodge at Tezpur and Bhalukpong (21-km from the park). There is also an Eco-camp at Potasali, which provides comfortable accommodation and delicious food.

FOR MORE TOURIST INFORMATION

Contact: Tourist Information Officer, Tezpur Tourist Lodge, Tezpur, Sonitpur District, Assam

The Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division, Dolabari, P.O. Tezpur, Sonitpur District, Assam

Camp Director, Eco-camp, Potasali (Nameri Tiger Reserve), Sonitpur District, Assam



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