Significance

 

A group of 7 (seven) lakes viz Zeilad, Guiphuapzai, Narouzai, Tuangpuizai, Goulungzai, Napsiamzai & unnamed one

  • Combination of Alpine grassland and Forests ecosystem.
  • Beautiful undulating small mounds clothed with varied flowering herbs & shrubs, bamboo orchids mingled with wild lilies.
  • Water fall (60m)
  • Catchments area of 4(four) important rivers.
Basic Information
Area 115.8 sq. km
Date of est. 8/9/1997 (proposed & settlement proceeding not yet completed)
District Tamenglong
Location 93031’51’’ to 93040’33’’E Longitude 2504’19’’ to 25012’42’’ N Latitude
Temperature 11.90C to 31.20C.(2000)
Forest type Alpine grassland and wet hill Forests.

Important fauna

Mammals :- Barking deer; Sambar; Leopard; Jackal; Pangolin; Wild boar; Tiger; Jungle cat; Martens; Clouded leopard; Golden cat; Slow loris; etc.

Important flora

Michelia champaca; Toona ciliata; Schima wallichii; Gmelina arborea; Messua ferrea; Artocarpus hirsuta; Mangifera indica; Castanopsis hystrix; Bombax ceiba; Cinnamomum zeylanicum; Emblica officinalis; Duabanga sps; Melia azedirach; Bauhinia variegata ; Phoebe hainesiana; Eugenia praecox; Quercus sps; Albizia procera; Alnus nepalensis; Juglans regia; Terminalia myriocarpa; etc. Canes and bamboo (Melocanna bambusoides) are abundantly found in the Sanctuary.

 

For visit
Journey 172 Km by road from Imphal via Tamenglong (Tamei Rd)
Accommodation i) Forest Rest House, Tamenglong
ii) PWD I.B, Tamenglong
Best season of visit Winter