Fakim National Park

Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary

Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Situated close to the Myanmar (Burma) border in the north eastern state of Nagaland in India

Area:6.4 sq km

Uniqueness:Physiographically, the area is covered with hills, high ridges deep gorges and narrow valleys. Because of this variation, in altitude, vegetation of this district is equally varied and variegated.

Flora:Important trees found in the district are, Bonsum, Bogipoma, Khasi Pine, Oaks, Amari, Gamari, Hollock, Nahor, Uriam, Alder, Kachnar, Sasi, etc. More than dozen species of ferns and numerous species of orchids are found in this district. Rhododendrons are found flowering pleasantly in March- April.Various variety of canes bamboos are also found in abundance. Trees of Dalchini and Tejpata are found scattered in the area.

Fauna:The Fakim Sanctuary is quite rich in its variety of fauna. Some important animals found in the district are; Tiger, Hoolock gibbons, Panther, Jungle Cat, Himalayan Bear, Bison, Sambar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Slender Loris etc. Indian Horn Bill, Tragopan Pheasant, Grey Pheasant, Jungle Fowl, Green Pigeon, Doves etc are important birds found in the district.

Accessibility:Airport : Kohima, the state capital is linked to Guwahati (Assam) by the NH 39. One can easily reach the sanctuary from Kohima by road. Railhead : Nagaland does not possess well laid rail lines. As the rail lines do not connect all of Nagaland, one can only reach the sanctuary by road. The closest railway station from the Fakim Sanctuary is located at Dimapur in Nagaland. Road Transport : NH 39 links Nagaland to Guwahati by road. Once in Kohima, one can easily reach the sanctuary by bus or taxi.

Accommodation:Circuit House and PWD Inspection Bunglow are available for the tourists in Nagaland.

Season:November to February

Contact:N/A

Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary

Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: The Sanctuary lies at a distance of 37 Km from Dimapur and 111 km from Kohima in Nagaland.

Area:202 sq.km

Uniqueness:The Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaland is under the preservation of the Forest Wildlife Department. Home to various animals including some rare species of birds. The sanctuary is a large collection of birds. The sanctuary is rich with varied wealth of flora & fauna

Flora:The landscape of this part is abound with hills and mountains. The complete surrounding is covered with a thick carpet of green plantations.

Fauna:An exotic Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary is home to Hoolock Gibbon, the only Gibbon found in India; other wildlife includes Elephant, Mithun, Sambar, Barking Deer, Goral, Flying Squirrel, Wild Dog, Tiger, Sloth Bear, among Birds are Kaleej and common pheasant, Hornbill and Black Stor.

Accessibility:Airport : The closest airport is at Dimapur. One can easily reach the sanctuary from Dimapur by road. Railhead: The closest railhead is at Dimapur. One can take a bus or taxi from here to reach the sanctuary. Road Transport : NH 39 links Nagaland with rest of India. NH 39 directly links Nagaland to Guwahati in Assam. One can easily reach the sanctuary by bus or taxi from here.

Accommodation:Circuit House and PWD Inspection Bunglow are available for the tourists in Nagaland. There is a Forest Rest House and transport on hire subject to availability.

Season:November to February

Contact:N/A

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