Nameri Eco Camp In Assam Offers Bird Watching As Well As River Rafting!

Historically diverse, with an abundance of untouched natural beauty, a kingdom of wild forests and mighty rivers, the land of Assam houses the Nameri Eco Camp. Managed by Assam Bhorelli Angling and Conservation Association (ABACA), the Eco Camp is wrapped in the arms of Himalayan Mountains of Nameri, in the buffer zone of Nameri National Park and on the banks of River Jia Bhoroli.

Highlights of the Camp

The camp provides immense opportunities to camp in the wild, amidst nature and wildlife. Along with camping in an eco-friendly tent, you could also avail comfortable accommodation in the cottages and dormitories at the camp. Housed with all basic amenities, Nameri Eco Camp also has an in-house canteen serving both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food across local and global cuisines. 

Activities at Nameri Eco Camp

Tents at Nameri Eco park
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1. Camping

Nameri Eco Camp offers eco-friendly tents to their guests. A permanent base with attached washroom and changing room, the camps are provided with two comfortable beds. After spending a night in the tent, chill on the verandah and enjoy your morning coffee surrounded by nature.

2. Angling 

In search of the prized golden mahseer, Angling became one of the most loved Nameri activities around 60 years ago. Today, although the fish is endangered and complete conservation efforts are being taken in the state, many enthusiasts still enjoy leisurely angling in the river for other fish. 

3. River Rafting

Lake near Nameri Eco Camp, Assam
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River Jia-Bhoroli flows quite rapidly, creating the perfect waves and speed for river rafting. The 15-km stretch gives enough time even to witness some rare wild birds. 

4. Bird Watching

Nameri Eco Camps is a haven for bird-watchers. With over 350 species of birds in the jungles of Assam, you can watch many of them, while chilling in the verandah, your campsite or while jungle hiking.

5. Cycling

The camp also avails bicycles to check out the nearby villages and countryside lifestyle or explore the deep Nameri National Park.

6. Jungle Walk

Jungle trail at Nameri Eco camp
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Explore the deep forests through the 5 km long walk into the jungle! A thrilling experience as you head farther inside, the trail is surrounded with tall, dense trees and intriguing wildlife.

How to Reach Nameri Eco Camp

By Train
The nearest railway station is 29 kilometres from Nameri National Park, at Rangapara. You can hire taxis or buses to reach Nameri from Rangapara.

By Road
Regular bus services ply to and from Nameri National Park. They operate both day and night from places like Guwahati, Tawang and Dibrugarh. You can also take shared taxis for the same route.

By Flight
The nearest airport is the Tezpur Airport, around 30 km away from Nameri National Park. Hire a taxi to reach Nameri from the airport. 

So when are you camping at the Nameri Eco Camp? Have you been here before? Let us know in the comments below!

This post was published by Mugdha Songire

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