The land of hornbills

Pakke Tiger Reserve lies in the foothills of the Eastern Himalaya in the East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. It is considered one of the best protected national parks in the country, thanks to the commitment and dedication of the Forest Department field staff. Pakke is also known for its amazing sightings of four resident hornbill species.



Welcome to the official website of Pakke Tiger Reserve (PTR). Here you will find detailed information on all aspects of the park, from science and wildlife monitoring to protection and conservation. This site also provides comprehensive information if you plan to visit PTR.

- Tana Tapi, Divisional Forest Officer, PTR



Pakke Tiger Reserve falls within the Eastern Himalaya Biodiversity Hotspot. It is home to over 2000 species of plants, 300 species of birds, 40 species of mammals, 30 species of amphibians and 36 species of reptiles. Many species of the flora and fauna are globally threatened, and PTR is one of the last remaining strongholds left for these species.


General Information

Area: 861.95 sq. km.
Altitudinal range: 150 - 1500 m asl
Longitude: 92°36' - 93°09' E
Latitude: 26°54' - 27°16' N
Average annual rainfall: 2500 mm
Temperature: 12°C to 34°C
Monsoon: June to September
Best time to visit: November to March