Arunanchal Pradesh: Namdapha Tiger Reserve
Namdapha National Park is located at a few kilometre away from Miao amidst misty blue hills along the turbulent Noa-Dihing river lies in the sprawling tropical rain forest. It was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 1983.
Species: Beautiful and long-tailed sibia, mountain scops owl, collared and asian barred owlet. Namdapha flying squirrel, slow loris, pied falconet, mountain bulbul, greater & lesser necklaced laughingthrushes, slaty-bellied tesia, sultan tit, white-bellied heron, ibisbill, beautiful nuthatch, green cochoa, pin-tailed green & mountain imperial pigeon, black-headed shrike babbler, snowy-throated & white hooded babbler, wreathed hornbill etc.
The diverse vegetation and habitat of Namdapha grooms diverse species of animals and birds. It is the only park to have the four big cats namely the Tiger , Leopard , Snow Leopard and Clouded Leopard. A number of primate species are seen in the park, such as Assamese macaque, pig-tailed macaque, stump-tailed macaque and Hoolock Gibbon, na endangered ‘ape’ species found in India. The other animals are the elephant, black bear, Indian Bison, several species of deer, reptiles and a variety of arboreal animals.
Stay: Forest Rest House; tented camp; Nights: 6-7 days.