Parks and Reserves in Mizoram with images

Parks and Reserves in Mizoram with images

Parks and Reserves in Mizoram with images


Mizoram is a state full of biodiversity and picturesque places. One of the most important northeastern states has the most international borders than any other state in India. Let’s explore the parks that form this mysterious natural beauty.

Beautiful and famous parks in Mizoram with pictures:

Phawngpui (Blue Mountains) National Park:

Blue Mountains National Park is located in the southeastern part of Mizoram Island, which is also the international border with Myanmar. The highest peak, Phawngpui Peak (2157m) is located in the park. Covered by tropical vegetation, this small park is home to more than 125 species of birds. Some unique species include:

• Blyth’s Tragopan
• Black-rumped Swift
• Grey Sibia
• Striped laughing thrush
• Brown-headed laughing thrush.

Mullen National Park:

Located in the Champhai district of Mizoram, along the India-Myanmar border, the area is dominated by tropical, semi-evergreen and sub-mountainous forests. The forest is so dense that, on a sunny day, only 1% of the sunlight penetrates it on average. For a small place, this park has a high biodiversity and includes the following amazing list:

• 15 mammal species,
• 150 species of birds,
• 35 medicinal plants,
• 2 types of bamboo, and
• 4 types of orchids

see more: Dadarnagar Haveli Park

Danba Tiger Reserve:

The largest protected area in Mizoram state along the India-Bangladesh border is the Denpa Tiger Reserve. The vegetation in this reserve is highly diverse and includes:
• Wet deciduous forest
• Evergreen forest
• Semi-evergreen forest
• Natural grassland
• Bamboo brakes.

Tigers, with their diverse bird species and some rare and endangered species, make up a major part of Biome-9. These include:

• Great Hornbill
• Garland Hornbill
• Spotted Hornbill
• Red head Trogon
• Mountain King Pigeon
• Green Magpie
• Tail-tailed Capricornus
• Long-tailed Broadbill

Denpa is one of the Important Bird Areas (IBA) with the highest primate diversity in India; it is accompanied by 20 species of amphibians and 43 species of reptiles.

see more: Parks in Karnataka

Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary:

Representing some of the best rainforests in Mizoram and mature dipterocarp plants are typical hallmarks of this reserve. The undulating terrain, with a series of parallel ridges, makes for breathtaking views and rich alluvial soils. Bird watching in such a peaceful environment is simply the greatest blessing from God. The most famous birds found here are:

• White-cheeked partridge
• Great Hornbill
• Eastern spotted hornbill
• Great Chestnut Woodpecker

In addition to this, it is also inhabited by reptiles and mammals that are usually the natural inhabitants of the area.

see more: National Parks in Maharashtra

Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary:

The Leng Teng Reserve is located in the eastern part of Mizoram and covers an area of ​​60 square kilometers and is the second highest peak in Mizoram. Forest vegetation consists of tropical evergreen and broadleaf types. Birds in this reserve are dominated by some very important species, including:

• Hume’s Pheasant
• Kalij Pheasant
• Peacock Pheasant
• Red Jungle Chicken
• Great Hornbill
• Garland Hornbill

Like most other reserves in these areas, they also shelter mammals such as:
• Tiger
• Asiatic black bear
• Leopard
• Thurlow
• goral
• White-headed gibbons
• Capped langur
• Assamese macaques
• Stump-tailed Macaque

Pualreng Wildlife Sanctuary:

This reserve in northern Mizoram shelters most of the mammals found in the hills of the northeast. These include:

• White-headed gibbons
• Serow boar
• barking deer
• Albino sambar

Mini Zoo:

It is located in the capital Aizawl, on top of a hill called Bethlehem Vincelang and is home to rare Asian animals such as the endangered sun bear.

Explore the beautiful parks and reserves of Mizoram and truly feel the mysterious northeastern spirit.