10 Best National Parks and Wilderness of North East India

Protected areas of North East India are home to some of the rare and endangered wildlife including Indian Rhinoceros, Assam Roofed Turtle,Golden Langur and Hoollongapar Gibbon. Apart from below listed national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of North East India are Orang National Park,Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary,Panidihing Bird Sanctuary and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

Kaziranga National Park, Assam


Kaziranga National Park is a world heritage site and the only home to great one-horned rhinoceroses in India. Kaziranga is known for its tall elephant grass,forests and rivers, It is also home to large populations of elephants, wild water buffalo and swamp deer.

Manas National Park, Assam

Indian Wild Buffalo

Manas National Park is a natural World Heritage site in Assam known for its rare and endangered endemic wildlife such as Pygmy Hog, Assam Roofed Turtle, hog deer and good population of the Wild water buffalo. The park is located in the Himalayan foothills and has two major biomes, The grassland biomes and forest biomes.

Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Assam


Dibru Saikhowa National Park is also a biosphere reserve bounded is by the Brahmaputra and Lohit rivers in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district. The area is home to rare creatures such as water buffalo, Black-breasted Parrotbill and 7 wild cat species.

Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim


Khangchendzonga National Park is one of the 18 Biosphere reserve in India, situated in the North and West Sikkim district. The park contains many mammal species including  snow leopard, Himalayan tahr,musk deer,red panda, Himalayan blue sheep and 6 of the 20 deer species.

Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh

Indian Giant Flying Squirrels

Namdapha National Park is the largest protected area and one of the largest national park in India,located in Arunachal Pradesh. The area is recognized as one of the richest areas in biodiversity in India and has about 425 bird species,rare wren-babblers and red giant flying squirrel.

Balphakram National Park, Meghalaya

Asian- golden- cat

Balphakram National Park is the most unexplored region of North East India, located near the Garo Hills in Meghalaya. The national park and wilderness is home to various species of flora and fauna including golden cat and the barking deer, also has a very beautiful landscape and one of the best Canyon around the region.

Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur


Keibul Lamjao National Park is the integral part of Loktak Lake declared to be a sanctuary and the only floating park in the world. The national park is home to endangered Manipur brow-antlered deer or sangai deer also called the dancing deer.

Phawngpui National Park, Mizoram


Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park is one of the two known national parks of Mizoram and Phawngpui being the highest mountain peak in the state. The mountain area of Phawngpui is natural home of a wonderful range of bird life including Mrs. Hume’s pheasant,Blyth’s tragopan and Jungle crow.

Ntangki National Park, Nagaland


Ntangki National Park ranks among the well known national parks in North East India and home to rare palm civets, hoolock gibbon, golden langur and hornbill. The wildlife park is located in Peren district of Nagaland over an area of about 202 sq. km.

Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Tripura


Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in South Tripura and has a numbers of ponds, water bodies and grass land. The virgin forest of Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary are rich in rare Indian Gaur, Hollock Gibbon, Capped Langur and many varieties of birds.