Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary

  • 4.1

    Location: CQRQ+95P, Mizoram 796891, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 to 3 hours (approximately)

    Situated under the state of Mizoram, in India, the Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the important wildlife sanctuaries in Mizoram. This sanctuary covers an area of about 110 square kilometers. The Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary covers a dense virgin forest and is home to many wildlife animals. These are like- tiger, langur, elephants, common clouded leopard, gaur, barking deer, sambar, rhesus macaque, common langur, wild boar, leaf monkey, hoolock gibbon, and much more. Here you will also find a variety of birds including the national bird of India peacock pheasant, imperial pigeons, and hornbills.


    The Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary is a perfect place for wildlife lovers and bird watchers. To know more about the birds and animals closely one can in the nearby village. Here you can see various species of plants. The place is full of greenery, and the cool breeze and the mesmerizing sound of the birds make this place more attractive to tourists. It is a less crowded place so the atmosphere here is very peaceful. Wildlife activists, birding, flowering plants, and seeing beautiful landscapes will make your trip memorable. It is one of the most visited places in the state. If you are in Mizoram must try to visit this sanctuary. 


    Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the southwest part of Lawngtlai and at a range of 200 meters to 1200 meters above sea level with virgin subtropical evergreen vegetation from the ground. It is under the supervision of the Range Officer with headquarters in Ngengpui which Beat Officers under the control of DFO Chhimtuipui Forest Division.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Ngengpui wildlife sanctuary covers nearly 110 square kilometers of protected rainforest nestled in the valley of the river Ngengpui. This protected area is home to many wildlife animals and birds like- tigers, elephants, Clouded Leopard, Gaur, Wild Leaf Monkey, Barking Deer, peacocks, imperial pigeons, hornbills, and many more. It also has various wild plants, and many of them are rare. This wildlife sanctuary is a unique habitat for a wide range of Herpeto Fauna.

    Opening Hours

    Sunrise to sunset.

    Entry & Others Fees

    No entry fee.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary can be easily reached by air. The nearest airport to this place is Lengpui airport of Aizawl which is situated at a distance of 315 km from this place.

    By Rail: The nearest railway station to this place is located in Silchar in the state of Assam and the distance from Silchar railway station to Aizawl is approximately 185 kilometers. From there you need to hire any local transport to reach your destination.

    By Road: The city of Aizawl is well connected with the other states of the country. You can easily go there by bus. One can find several buses on this route. Which would be a long, enjoyable journey. 

    Tips for Travellers

    • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
    • Carry your essentials in a small bag.
    • Carry a water bottle with you.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it is a safe place for tourists.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed here and no charge is needed for it.

    Que-03: When is the best time to visit Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary?

    Ans: October to March is the best time to visit this place.

    Que-04: places to visit near Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary?


    • Sinemon Wildlife Sanctuary. 
    • Lohawka Wildlife Sanctuary. 
    • Mullianpui Village.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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