Significance
  • Only natural habitat of Brow Antlered Deer (Sangai)
  • Only Floating National Park in the World
  • Hosts a number of rare & migratory birds
Basic Information
Area 40 sq. km
Date of est. 28/3/1977
District Bishnupur
Altitude 767m . 788 m M.S.L
Temperature 40C (Jan) to 320C. (June)
Humidity 45% (March) to 80%(August)
Forest type Moist semi . evergreen Forests
Population of Sangai 180 in 2003

Important fauna

Sangai, Hog deer, Wild boar, Common otter, Indian civet cat. Turtles,Viper, Krait, Cobra, Python etc.Migratory birds like Common teal; Rudy shelduck; Coot; Shoveller; Gadwall; Wigeon; Pintail duck; Pochard; Lesser Whistling teal; Cormorants etc.

Important flora

Zizania latifolia Saccharum munja; S. begalensis;Eiranthus procerus;Dioschoria bulbifera;Cynodon dactylon;Alpinia galanga;Hedychium coronarium;Phragmites karka etc.

 

For visit
Journey 52 Km by road from Imphal
Accommodation i) Forest Rest House, Keibul Lamjao N.P
  ii) Moirang Tourist Home
Best season of visit October to April
Best time of visit Early sunrise or late afternoon.