Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary

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Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary

History

Lying about 37 km away from Dimapur, and 111 km from Kohima, the Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary is home to various rare species of birds and animals. Today this sanctuary is under the preservation of the Forest Wildlife Department.

Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary conserves numerous species of wild animals like Tiger, Elephant, Mithun, Sambar, Barking Deer, Goral, Flying Squirrel, Wild Dog, Sloth Bear, amongst others. Chief magnetism of this sanctuary is the Hoolak Gibbon, which is found only here in India and is one of its kind. The shelter is encircled by lush green forests and has diverse hills and mountains surrounding the sanctuary.

Spread over an area of 202 sq km, Intanki National Park is a very well maintained place for animals particularly after an incident wherein PETA had highlighted the dilemma of the flora and fauna due to poor living conditions in the sanctuary. The park also provides a variety of amenities for family outing and entertainment.

Best time to visit

The place can be visited all year round but the best time to visit Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary is from November to February.

Trivia

Intanki National Park is also ideal for camping, hiking, trekking and sightseeing.

Timing

The park is open from 8:00 am until late night.


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