Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary
This 120 odd square kilometers of protected and mature rainforest is nestled in the valley of the river Ngengpui is South Mizoram. The wildlife sanctuary is close to Lawngtlai town, which is the headquarters of the Lai Autonomous District Council and is also the district headquarters. Located at 296 kilometers away from Aizawl in the southern part of Mizoram, the wildlife sanctuary is also close to Indo – Myanmar and Indo – Bangladesh borders, having rich biodiversity. It is situated at an elevation ranging from 200 meters to about 1200 meters above sea level with virgin sub - tropical evergreen vegetation.
The sanctuary is the ideal habitat for precious faunal species like Elephant, Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Gaur (India Bison), Barking Deer, Wild Leaf Monkey and varieties of birds and a host of wild plants. The wildlife sanctuary is a unique habitat for a wide range (70 species) of Herpeto Fauna.
- By Air - Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary is at a distance of 300 kilometers away from Aizawl. Nearest major airport is Shillong. Aizawl, the capital town of Mizoram is linked by Alliance Air Service everyday to Kolkata nearly 1 hour 45 minutes, Guwahati is 40 minutes and Imphal is 30 minutes. Indian Airlines connects Aizawl to rest of India via Guwahati, Imphal and Kolkata. Lengpui airport at Aizawl is connected with Guwahati, Silchar & Kolkata. It is well connected to all the capital cities of the north eastern states of India.
- By Rail - Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary is at a distance of 300 kilometers away from Aizawl. Nearest major airport is Shillong. The nearest rail station is in Silchar, which is 185 kilometers away from Aizawl. One can travel from Guwahati to Silchar by Barak Valley Express, Cachar Express or the Tripura Passenger.
- By Road - Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary is at a distance of 300 kilometers away from Aizawl. National Highway number 54 connects Aizwal with the rest of the country through Silchar. Buses and taxis are available from Silchar to Aizwal. 24 hours bus services are available. Aizawl can be approached by road from Shillong and Guwahati. Taxis can be hired on all days from any part of Mizoram.