Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary is a Wildlife Sanctuary, located in South Tripura region, India. The sanctuary occupies an area of about 389.54 square kilometres. It is the largest sanctuary of Tripura and is covered with virgin forests. Adjoining the sanctuary, there is a vast water reservoir, where large variety of birds are found.
The sanctuary houses a plant species of 230 varieties, more than 160 species of shrubs and more than 400 species of herbs.
Mammals: Asian Elephant, Sambar, Water Buffalo, Deer, Phayre's Leaf Monkey, Serow, Wild Goat, etc.
Birds: Around 126 species of birds and 96 species of butterflies are found here.
Reptiles: Green Cat Snake, Python and many more.
The temperature remains hot and humid in summer and pleasant in winter. The ideal time to visit the sanctuary is from the months of January to December.
Nearest Train Station: The two nearest railway stations are Kumarghat and Dharama Nagar. From these stations, a taxi can be hired to reach the sanctuary.
Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Agartala airport, located at a distance of 100 kilometers. Agartala is well connected by airlines flights with Calcutta, Guwahati and Delhi.
Road Accessibility : The sanctuary is almost 100 kilometers away from Agartala. From there, private taxis, auto rickshaws and city bus services are available.