Dampa Tiger Reserve Aizawl – Wildlife Tourism in India – Know About amazing world of wildlife in Mizoram, India

The moist deciduous, evergreen and semi-evergreen forests land of Dampa Tiger Reserve is situated at the country’s international border with Bangala Desh in the western part of Mizoram, a small state from the exotic, unexplored tourism land of the north east India.
Dampa Tiger Reserve covering an area of 550 Sq. Km. is situated at road distance of about 120 KM was established in the year 1985 as a wildlife sanctuary and become part of Project Tiger in the year 1994. Accommodation for the tourist of Wildlife Safari to Dampa Tiger Reserve is available at Teirei, Phuldungsei and Damparengpui which are at road distance of 100 Km, 119 Km and 142 Km from the Aizawl respectively.
There are around 20 tribal villages around the Dampa Tiger Reserve but inside of the park is without human population and that might be USP of this tiger reserve. This is also most suitable for the range of unique and endangered wild animals who are finding shelter here.
Dipterocarpus turbinatus, Dipterocarpus marcocarpus, Terminalia myriocarpa, Michelia champaca, Artorocarpus chaplasha, Sterculia vilosa, Psteropernum personatum, Tonna ciliata, Chukrasia tubularis, Syzygium cumini, Aedinia caudifolia, etc. are the major plant species which are the prominent part of floral world of Dampa Tiger Reserve, which is dominated by the Bamboos Cane and Orchids.
This is always a thrilling and exciting even to think about the travel to north east India, a region where nature flourishing in abundance and presenting some truly beautiful picturesque landscapes of hills, deep valleys and jungle streams. So when you think of a wildlife safari by being guest of nature, Dampa Tiger Reserve Mizoram, India is perfect travel destination for your dream wildlife tour.


Vital Tourist Information : Dampa Tiger Reserve Aizawl

Location :
Dampa Tiger Reserve is situated in moist deciduous, evergreen and semi-evergreen forests of the western part of Mizoram.


City : Aizawl


State : Mizoram India


Region : North East India


Weather & Climate :
Calm cool and fogy weather is common with heavy showers in rainy season.


Temperature :
Summer : Min. 20°CMax. 30°C
Winter : Min. 10°C Max. 20°C


Tourist Season : Months of October -May


Basic Travel Info :
For the wildlife tour of Dampa Tiger Reserve one needs to reach Aizawl by train, bus or air travel and from there has to go for any of three points of tourist accommodation situated near the park.


Accommodation :
Accommodation for the tourist of Wildlife Safari to Dampa Tiger Reserve is available at Teirei, Phuldungsei and Damparengpui which are at road distance of 100 Km, 119 Km and 142 Km from the Aizawl respectively.


Spoken Languages : Mizo - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Shopping on Aizawl tour might prove an enjoyable activity for the tourist having interest with Handicrafts, Bags & Weaving art of northeast India.
Bora Bazar is good place for shopping.


Fair & Festivals : Aizawl - Mizoram Fairs & Festivals :
Mizo people are known for the celebration attitude. The famous three crop related festivals of Mizoram are : -
Mim Kut : Celebrated in September after harvesting Maize crop.
Pawl Kut : This is harvesting festival celebrated in the December.
Chapchar Kut : Celebrated in February - March this is the start of process of cleaning the land and preparing soil for sowing.


Static & Biographical [Flora & Fauna] Info : Dampa Tiger Reserve Aizawl


Area : 550 Sq. Km.


Forest Type :
The moist deciduous, evergreen and semi-evergreen forests.


Plants :
Dipterocarpus turbinatus, Dipterocarpus marcocarpus, Terminalia myriocarpa, Michelia champaca, Artorocarpus chaplasha, Sterculia vilosa, Psteropernum personatum, Tonna ciliata, Chukrasia tubularis, Syzygium cumini, Aedinia caudifolia, etc. are the major plant species which are the prominent part of floral world of Dampa Tiger Reserve, which is dominated by the Bamboos Cane and Orchids.


Animals :
Animals : Barking deer - Gaur - Himalayan black bear - Indian Elephant - Leopard - Porcupine - Serow - Sloth bear - Tiger - Wild boar
Reptiles : Hill Tortoise - King Cobra - Monitor lizard - Python


Birds :
Crested serpent eagle - Emerald dove - Great Indian hornbill - Hill myna - Malbar pied hornbill - Peacock pheasant - Red jungle fowl


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Some of the tourist attractions of Aizawl tour are :
Bora Bazar , Luangmual Handicrafts Centre, Mizoram State Museum, Pukzing Cave, Vantawng Water Falls and Tamdil Lake are the prime tourist attractions of the city and should not be missed on Aizawl Mizoram tour.
Trekking / Excursions : Champai [190km] agriculture and sericulture centre, Tamdil Lake [85 km] and Vantwang Falls [140 km] are the attractions for adventure lovers.


How To Reach Dampa Tiger Reserve Aizawl Mizoram India


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Lumding is the nearest rail station for Aizawl train journey.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Aizawl is connected with rest of country by National highway 44 Via Silchar.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Aizawl is connected with regular domestic flights from Kolkatta.