Situated close to the Indo - Myanmar border of Champhai District about 245 km from Aizawl, Murlen National Park is well known for being one of the few remaining refuges of Mizoram state bird, Vavu (Mrs Hume's Pheasant). Covering 100 sq.km of virgin forests, the park consists of sub-tropical evergreen forest and sub - montane forests which are home to various mammals and birds. There are also sheer rocky cliffs clustered with honey combs and a buzzing with swifts and swallows. Murlen is ideal for bird-watching.
The best time to visit the park is from October to May for which one has to contact the Department of Environment and Forest