Namdapha national park is one of the biggest parks in north-east India, situated at Chaglang district of Arunachal Pradesh around the indo-Myanmar border. It covers an area of 1985 sq km, established in 1972 and declared as tiger reserve in 1983. The park is perhaps one of the largest protected areas for wildlife in India. The park has challenging landscape and an ideal destination for the wild travelers.
The Namdapha national park is rich in natural wealth. The lush green valley and evergreen trees of canes, bamboos, wild bananas, make it a perfect destination for the nurturing of many mammals. Since it falls in tropic region thus receives heavy rainfall during monsoon season. It is a paradise for botanist and according to a survey it may take more than fifty years to complete the comprehensive survey of its plants. More than 150 species of timber are available in the Namdapha. The Pinus Merkusi and Abies Delavavi are only found in the park. One of rarest species of orchids, the blue vandal is not found elsewhere in India. In the park you can explore the medical plants such as Mishimi Teeta which is used by the local trebles as medical herbs.
The lush green flora of the park boats off several species of mammals which include elephant, tiger, leopard, snow leopard, clouded leopard, golden cat, wild dog, endangered Hoolock gibbon, Namdapha Flying Squirrel, wild buffalo, guar, hog deer, sloth bear, bison, Himalayan Tahr, Bharal, python, King cobra, , the wild goats; takin peculiar to the Patkoi range, Serow and Goral etc.
The park is also an ideal home to the many birds such as Indian Horn bill, the state bird of Arunachal, white winged wood duck, and cheer pheasants. Further the park is amazing in its altitude. No other park in the world is situated with the height of 200-4500 meters from sea level. Most of the area of the sanctuary is covered with snow all over the year, an ideal location for trekking and hiking.