Situated in the District of Sonitpur, Assam is a must visit destination for every wildlife lovers and bird watchers. This 200 Sq. Km. National Park is the continuation of The Pakhui (Pakke) Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. Pakke borders the Northern boundary of the Park. Being located on the foothills of Eastern Himalaya, the park contains some of the remarkable landscapes of all the National Park of Assam. In any clear day you can enjoy the great grasslands, semi evergreen forests and snowcapped peaks together from the bank of river Jiabhorelli.

The area is criss-crossed by the river Jiabhoreli and its tributaries namely the Diji, Dinai, Doigurung, Nameri, Dikorai, Kharietc. These rivers are the lifeline of the Nameri. A few jheels (during the rainy seasons) also dot the area. But the river Jiabhoreli and the tributaries display devilish look during monsoon, when these rivers swells due to heavy rain in upper reaches of the park and Arunachal hills, thus destruct the grassland and forest of the park.

The in-accessibility of the park and continuity with neighboring forest areas has helped the wildlife of Nameri to flourish.

River Jiabhorelli is also famous for its Golden Mahseer. Notable number of Golden Mahseer due to protection and Mahseer conservation programme attracts thousands of people every year from every corner of the world for sports angling.

Flora and Fauna:

The habitat of Nameri is made up of tropical evergreen, Semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers. Grassland comprise of less than 10% of the total area of the park while the semi-evergreen and moist deciduous species dominate the area. Some notable species are Gamari, Titachopa, Amari, Bogipoma, Ajar, Urium poma, Bhelou, Agaru, Rudraksha, Bonjolokia, Hatipolia akhakan, ahollock, Nahor, Siya Nahar, Simul, Bonsum etc. Orchoids found in this park include Dendrobium, Cymbidium, Ladies Sleeper etc. Tree Fern, Lianas, creepers are some of the specialties of this forests.

Nameri is not only a tiger reserve but also a Elephant country with more than 250 Elephant trumpeting the area. As per 2002 census Nameri is the home of 26 Tigers. More than 30 species of mammals found in this park including Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Dhole (Asiatic Wild Dog), Sloth Bear, Himalayan Black Bear, Hispid Hare, Capped Langur, Slow Loris, Assamese Macaque, Himalayan yellow Throated Martin, Malayan giant Squirrel, Flying Squirrel etc.

Nameri is very popular among bird lovers. Till now more than 300 bird species have been recorded in the Park. The most prized and significant finding is the White Winged Wood Duck which has a flourishing population in Nameri confirmed officially in 1995. Other prime species noted hare are Wreathed Hornbill, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Black Stork, Ibis Bill, Common Merganser, King Vulture, Long Billed Ring Plover, Blue-bearded bee eater etc.

Nameri also shelters some of the exotic reptiles found in India including King cobra, Russels Viper, Banded Krait, Rock Python, Assam Roof Turtle, Malayan Box Turtle, Asian Leaf Turtle, Narrow Headed soft Shelled Turtle, Indian soft Shelled Turtle etc.