WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Sanctuary/National Parks Area Forest Type Important Species
Dampa Tiger reserve 500 Sq. Km. Sub-Tropical,Semi-evergreen forest Tiger, Elephant, Sambar, Barking deer,Hoolock gibbon and variety of birds.
Murlen National Park 100 Sq. Km Sub-Tropical, Semi-evergreen forest and Sub-montane forest Humes bar- tailed pheasant, Tiger, Hoolock Gibbon, Serrow, Ghoral, Leopard, Himalayan black bear and variety of birds.
Blue Mountain National Park 50 Sq. Km. Sub-mountain tropical forest Serrow, Ghoral, Leopard, Tragopan, Sambar and varieties of birds.
Ngenpui Wildlife Sanctuary 110 Sq. Km. Sub-Tropical, Semi-evergreen forest Tiger,Leopard, Elephant, Sambar, Hoolock gibbon and variety of birds.
Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary 41 Sq. Km Sub-Tropical, Semi-evergreen forest Sambar,Tiger, Hoolock Gibbon, Serrow,Barking deer and variety of birds
Tawi Wildlife Sanctuary 35.75 Sq. Km. Sub-Tropical,Semi-evergreen forest Tigers, Leopard, Elephant, Sambar, Hoolock gibbon and variety of birds.
Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary 60 Sq. Km. Sub-Tropical forest, Semi-evergreen forest and Sub-montane tropical forest Humes bar tailed pheasant, Tigers, Hoolock gibbon, Serrow, Ghoral, Leopard, Himalayan black bear and variety of birds.
Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary   Sub-Tropical,Evergreen / Semi-evergreen forest. Leopard, Sambar, Barking deer, Hoolock gibbon, Sloth Bear and variety of birds.

Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary » The Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in South-Western Mizoram. It is close to Indo-Myanmar and Indo-Bangladesh border. The total area of the Sanctuary is 110 Sq. Km. and ranges in altitude from 200m to about 1200m msl. The wild animals found in this Sanctuary are Tiger, Clouded leopard, Elephant, Guar, Barking deer, Sambar, Wild boar, Hoolock Gibbon, Rhesus macaque, Leaf monkey, Common langur, etc.

Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary »The Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary is situated approximately 170 km from Aizawl. It covers an area of about 35 Sq. Km. and ranges in altitude from 400m to 1300m. Animals commonly found here are Wild boars etc.

Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary »The Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Eastern part of Mizoram adjacent to Murlen National Park. The approximate area of the Sanctuary is 60 Sq. Km. and ranges in altitude from 400m to about 2300m above msl. Within this park is the second highest Peak in Mizoram. The important wild animals and birds found in this Sanctuary are Tiger, Leopard, Sambar, Ghoral, Serrow, Hume's Bartailed Pheasant, Kaleej Pheasant, Barking deer, Wild boar, Hoolock gibbon, Rhesus macaque, etc.

Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary »The Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary is situated approximately 240 km from Aizawl via Thenzawl village in the Western Part of Mizoram and is adjacent of Dampa. The Sanctuary acts as a corridor for elephants which migrate from Bangladesh. The area of this Sanctuary is 50 Sq. Km. Important animals found in this Sanctuary are Tiger, Leopard, Hoolock gibbon, Leaf Monkey, Sambar, Barking Deer, and variety of Birds, etc.

Phawngpui National Park »The Phawngpui National Park is situated in South Eastern Mizoram adjacent to Myanmar border. The highest peak in Mizoram, the Phawngpui (2360m) is located within this Park. The total area of the Park is 50 Sq.Km. The important wild animals and birds found in this Park are Ghoral, Serrow, Barking deer, Sambar, Leopard, Blyth's tragopan, Kaelej Pheasant, Hoolock Gibbon, Common Langur, Rhesus macaque, Stump tail macaque and variety of birds and orchids.

Suggestions to visitors »

• Treat the Sanctuary with respect as the sanctum sanctorum of nature.
• If you are in a vehicle, bear in mind that wild animals have the right of way within the Sanctuary.
• Transistors, tape recorders and loud conversations are prohibited in the Sanctuary.
• Dress in colours that blend with the forest like khaki brown, olive green etc.
• Utilize the services of local guides and field staff on duty.
• Shoot with cameras, not with guns.
•Make the most of your visit - learn more of the world you are part of.

Caution »



• Take strict precautions to prevent accidental forest fires caused due to carelessness.
• Avoid any form of pollution within the sanctuary either of air, soil or water.
• Keep a reasonable distance from all animals. Disturbed animals may be provoked to attack.
•Do not go near a nest, an alarmed bird can damage the eggs to be hatched.
• Leave things as you found them, do not litter.

To visit and for more information about wildlife in Mizoram, please contact:

PRINCIPAL, CHIEF CONSERVATOR OF FOREST



EF'O COMPLEX
TUIKHUAHTLANG, AIZAWL
MIZORAM
PH : +91 389 - 2325727
FAX : +91 389 - 2325727

CHIEF WILDLIFE WARDEN

EF'O COMPLEX
TUIKHUAHTLANG, AIZAWL
MIZORAM
PH : +91 389 - 2325371
FAX : +91 389 - 2325371


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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