State : Mizoram, in the north east of India.
Best time to Travel : October to March.
Location : The Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary is situated near the Indo-Bangladesh border in the state of Mizoram in India.
Know the Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary
The Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary in Mizoram is spread over an area of 110 sq km, near the Indo-Bangladesh border. Close to Indo-Myanmar and Indo-Bangladesh border, the Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary ranges in altitude from 200 m to about 1200 m above sea level. Virgin sub-tropical evergreen / semi-evergreen forests are found in the Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary Mizoram. The sanctuary is surrounded by seven villages. It is managed by Range Officer with headquarter Ngengpui, and 5 Beat Officers under the control of DFO Chhimtuipui Forest Division.
Airport : The nearest airport is Tuirial; but, the air services are not regular. It is advisable to arrive via Silchar airport.
Railhead : Nearest railhead is Silchar which is in Assam. From Guwahati, travel to Silchar by Barak Valley Express, Cachar Express or the Tripura Passenger. From Silchar you can take a bus or taxi to reach the sanctuary by road.
Road Transport : NH - 54 connects Aizawl (128 km) with the rest of the country through Silchar. Buses and taxis are available from Silchar to Aizawl. Night services are also available. You can either take a bus from Aizawl or from Silchar to reach the sanctuary.
The Ecosystem at the Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary
The tropical forest of Mizoram are alive with a rich population of wildlife (both animals & plants). The landscape of the sanctuary is abound with varied flora & fauna. You can find various class of botanical species here at Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary Mizoram. There are numerous rare species found here. Bamboo is found in abundance in the forest areas.
The wild animals found in this sanctuary are tiger, clouded leopard, elephant, gaur, barking deer, sambar, wild boar, hoolock gibbon, rhesus macaque, leaf monkey, common langur, etc. Many other migratory animals are also found in this part of the world.
Rare species of birds are also found in the jungles like the hombills, pen-pheasants, tragopans, flower-peckers, sun-birds and the thrush family.