Tawi Wildlife Sanctuary is credited amongst the first sanctuaries of Mizoram. It is located at a distance of about 101 kilometres from Aizawl. The Sanctuary hosts a variety of rare and endangered species of flora and fauna.
The plant species commonly found here include Gmelina arborea, Schima wallichi, Michelia champaca, bamboos, and canes. The forests of the sanctuary are quite unexplored and exhibit a unique variety of flora. Rippling rivulets, high cliffs, precipitous hills and natural salt lakes augment the natural splendour of the sanctuary.
The forests of Tawi Wildlife Sanctuary hosts a vast variety of fauna such as dark-rumped swift, hill myna, common partridges, jungle fowl, Kallej pheasant, Rhesus macaque, hoolock gibbon, serow, jungle cat, barking deer, sambar, leopard, tiger, and many others. A number of unique and endangered species of wild animals are also the inhabitants of this sanctuary. Read more about Tawi Wildlife Sanctuary
Zone A, Zone B
Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
Located at the distance of 110 kms from Aizawl, the Tawi wildlife sanctuary is one of the main attractions in Aizawl. Nearest airport is Aizwal. Silchar is the nearest railhead. Road connectivity to Aizawl to the major cities of India through NH-54. Silchar is the main linking point to Aizawl