Nameri is extremely rich in faunal resources. Over 30 species of mammals have been recorded here and the Park is an important conservation area for tiger and elephants spme of the others are Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Hispid hare, Slow Loris, Capped Langur, Dhole, Sloth Bear,Burmese ferret Badger, Binturong etc.
Nameri's most important avian residents are the White-winged Ducks. A sizeable population is known to affect the forest pools here and they form an important core of the Indian population of the remaining 150 odd pairs of this highly endangered species. Other key birds include White-cheeked Partridge, Great, Wreathed, and Rufous-necked Hornbills, Ruddy, Blue-eared, and Oriental Dwarf Kingfishers, Oriental Hobby, Amur Falcon, Jerdon's and Black Baza, Pallas's, Grey-headed, and Lesser Fish Eagles, Silver-backed Needletail, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Blue-naped Pitta, Slender-billed Oriole, Hill Blue Flycatcher, White-crowned Forktail, Sultan Tit, Black-bellied Tern, Jerdon's Babbler, Rufous-backed Sibia, Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker, Red-throated Pipit, Long-billed Plover and Ibisbill.
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.
Number of tiger as per latest count (2002 count) are 26
Best time to visit : November to March
How to reach:
Nameri National Park is 35 kms. from Tezpur town on the north bank of the River Brahmaputra in Assam. Tezpur is well connected with Guwahati city about 220 Kms. away. Jorhat town is 215 Kms from Nameri and Kaziranga National Park is just 125 kms. away
The nearest airport is Saloni about 10-km from Tezpur, in Sonitpur district, which is 181-km away from Guwahati.
The nearest railway station is Rangapara which is 21 km from the Park.
Regular buses to and from Tezpur, which is well connected with all the major cities of Assam.
1. The Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division,
Dolabari, P.O. Tezpur,Sonitpur, Assam
Phone : +91-3712-268054
2. Range Officer, Nameri Wildlife Range,
Potasali, Sonitpur, Assam
Phone : +91-3714-270558(O)/268003(R)
Whom to contact for visit : Divisional Forest Officer, Western Assam Wildlife Division
Where to stay:
1) Nameri Eco camp: The Eco-camp is owned by the Assam Bhoroli Angler's Association and is located at Potasali, Torajan Village, P.O. Gamani, Dist.: Sonitpur, Pin- 784103. It offers twin-bedded jungle tents and cottages with attached toilets. Contact: Camp Director, Eco-camp, Potasali (Nameri Tiger Reserve), Sonitpur district, Assam. Ph: +91-9854019932, +91-94351-45563/+91-94352-50025
2) Blue Star Hotel, Jonaki Building, Tezpur
Phone : +91-3712-220682
3) Oasis Hotel, Jonaki Road, Tezpur
Phone : +91-3712-220724
4) Hotel Luit, Tezpur
Phone : +91-3712-222083
5) Hotel Green View, Main Road, Tezpur
Phone : +91-3712-223685
6) Kanyapur Hotel, Hatibilkhana, Tezpur
Phone : +91-3712-220261.
7) Assam (Bhoroli) Angling & Conservation Association, Tezpur Station Club
Contact - Mr. S.B. Dutta, Eco Camp
Phone : +91-3712-220854, E-mail: email@example.com