Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore in West Kameng
The topography of the district is mostly mountainous. A greater part of it falls within the higher mountain zone, consisting of a mass of tangled peaks and valleys. In West Kameng there are three principle mountain chains – part of Sela range, Bomdila range and Chaku range. The Sela range consists of a series of mountains arranged in the form of a big line from Tibet in the north to Bhutan in the west and thus forming a tough terrain to pass through. The altitude of Sela range varies from 14,000
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.