PHAWNGPUI NATIONAL PARK

Location

23o35’ -22 o 40’ North Latitude and 93o03’ -93o 05’ East longitude.

Altitude

1000 m -2157 m above MSL

Area

50 Sq. Km

Fringe villages

Sangau, Sentetfiang, Thaltlang, Vawmbuk, Archhuang, Siachangkawn and Cheural.

Officer Incharge

DCF, Lawngtlai and Range Officer

Distance from Aizawl

250 Km

Temperature

Minimum 2oC – Maximum 30oC

Rainfall

Approximately 2500 mm./year

Best season to visit

October - March

Important Birds

Blyth’s tragopan (Vanga), Mrs. Hume’s pheasant (Vavu), Firetailed sunbird ( Dawithiama Ar), Grey sibia (Vasir), Wreathed Hornbill (Kawlhawk), Kaleej pheasant (Vahrit), White cheeked partriged (Varung) etc.

Important Wild Animals

Tiger (Sakei), Leopard (Keite), Clouded leopard (Kelral), Himalayan black bear (Savawm), Binturong ( Zamphu), Serow (Saza), Ghoral (Sathar), Sambar (Sazuk), Arboreal animals like – Hoolock gibbon (Hauhuk), Common langur (Ngau), Stump-tailed macaque (Zawng mawt/ Zawng hmaisen), Slow loris (Sahuai) etc.