4 Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore in Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh literally "land of dawn-lit mountains" is the northeasternmost state of India. It borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the south. It shares international borders with Bhutan in the west, Myanmar in the east, and China in the north, with which the border is the McMahon Line. Itanagar is the state capital.z
Eagle’s Nest Sanctuary has an elevation ranging between 500 - 3500 m. It is quite a picturesque wildlife sanctuary with lofty hills, scenic valleys and the sparkling river like Kameng adding to its charm. The sanctuary conjoins Sessa Orchid Sanctuary to the northeast and Pakhui Tiger Reserve to the east and makes an ideal birding destination with around 454 birds species, 34 species of amphibians, 24 species of snakes, 7 species of lizards, and 165 species of butterflies.
The Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary is a small sanctuary located in the southeastern part of the Lohit District in Arunachal Pradesh. This reserve though small it has varieties of animal species like Tiger, Hollock Gibbon, Elephant, Stump tailed macaque, Boar, Civets, Capped Langur, Deer, Hornbills and flying squirrels etc. With over 61 species of mammals and 105 species of birds this sanctuary in Arunachal is a definite place to visit on your next wildlife holiday in Arunachal Pradesh.
Namdapha National Park is large protected area in Arunachal Pradesh of Northeast India. With more than 1,000 floral and about 1,400 faunal species, it is a biodiversity hotspot in the Eastern Himalayas. The national park harbours the northernmost lowland evergreen rainforests in the world at 27°N latitude. It also harbours extensive dipterocarp forests, comprising the northwestern parts of the Mizoram-Manipur-Kachin rain forests ecoregion.
Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Talley is a plateau with dense forest of silver fir trees, pine clad plateau of beautiful grandeur, and a vast wasteland. The area has some of the most important endangered species including the clouded leopard.