Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary

Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the eight wildlife sanctuaries of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The sanctuary is rich in wildlife, located in the Upper Dibang Valley district, nestles amidst the snow covered peaks, dramatic mountains, deep gorges, dense forests and shimmering rivers which ultimately gives an inviting feeling to the tourists. It occupies an area of 4,149 kilometre square. The area is one of the major bio-diversity hotspots of the world. The ideal time to visit the sanctuary is from the months of November to February.

Dominant Flora

The flora of the Wildlife Sanctuary consists of plants like saxifraga, saussaurea, rhododendron nivals, sedum, rthomaonii, arenaria, pheum etc.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: Asiatic black bear, musk deer, Mishmi takin, red goral, red panda, occasional tiger and Gongshan muntjac.

Birds: Rare birds like sclater's monal, blyth's tragopan and flying squirrel.

Reptiles: Indian Rock Python, Cobra, Krait and viper are commonly found.

Climatic Conditions

The temperature ramains between 18 degree Celsius and 22 degree Celsius during summers, while winter is accompanied by heavy snowfall of nearly 6m to 10m depth. The ideal time to visit the sanctuary is from the months of November to February.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: The nearest railway station is Tinsukhia Railway station where direct bus to the sanctuary can be taken.

Nearest Airport: Mohanbari at Dibrugarh is the nearest airport to the sanctuary which is only 40 km away.

Road Accessibility : Anini is well connected to Roing by bus and taxi services. The route of National Highway 37 is recommended to reach the sanctuary.

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