dampa Tiger Reserve

Dampa Tiger Reserve, also called Dampha Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve, located in Mizoram. It lies at an altitude ranging from 2600–3600 feet, covering an area of about 500 kilometre square. It was declared a tiger reserve in 1994 and is home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna. The reserve is not easily accessible unlike other park where tourists can ride on a four wheeler but one has to walk through the forest if one wishes to sight animals. The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of November to March.

Dominant Flora

The vegetation of the tiger reserve consists of a varieties of trees including rare ginger species Globba Spathulata and Hemiorchis Pantlingii.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: Indian leopard, sloth bear, gaur, serow, barking deer, wild boar, hoolock gibbon, Phayre's leaf monkey, gray langur, Rhesus macaque, slow loris, Bengal tigers, clouded leopard. Chital, sambar, gaur, nilgai, wild pig, Indian muntjac, chowsingha, hanuman langur, rhesus macaque, The Indian porcupine, mongoose, black-naped hare.

Birds: Great Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Oriental Pied Hornbill, Scarlet-Backed Flowerpecker, Kalij Pheasant, Grey Peacock-Pheasant, Speckled Piculet, White-Browed Piculet, Bay Woodpecker, Greater Yellownape, Greater Flameback, Great Barbet, Blue-Throated Barbet, Red-Headed Trogon, Indian Cuckoo, Asian Barred Owlet, Green Imperial Pigeon, etc.

Reptiles: 16 species of lizards and other reptiles are found here.

Best time to visit

The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of November to March.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: The nearest railhead is Silchar Railway Station.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Lengpui Airport in Aizawl which is well connected to other cities like Guwahati, Silchar and Kolkata. From these cities, tourists can travel via road.

Road Accessibility : The reserve can be reached by road from the city of Aizawl which is close to 128 km away.

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