Fakim Wild Life Sanctuary
Situated close to the India Myanmar border in the Pungro circle headquarter in Nagaland, Fakim Sanctuary with an area of 642 hectares is a must visit attraction on a wildlife tour to Nagaland. With hills, high ridges, deep gorges and narrow valleys; here one can see good variation in landscapes. Because of this variation in altitude, vegetation is equally varied. Eloped in green meadows, and vegetation, Fakim Sanctuary is home to rich fauna like Slender, Loris, Panther, Himalayan bear, Jungle cat Barking deer, Hoolock gibbon etc. Not to be missed are good variety of bird species like Great Hornbill, Tragopan, Jungle Fowl, and Doves, which can be discovered during the winter season, November to February. Throughout the year, the region experiences heavy rainfall because of which forests are full of undergrowth. Due to which here one can find dozen species of ferns and orchids Bay flower, and cinnamon trees.
How to Reach:
Dimapur is the nearest airport. Chopper service is available to Pungro once in a week, on Wednesday.
Dimapur is the nearest Railway Station
Fakim is connected to Dimapur via Pungro through Government as well as Private Bus and Taxi Services. It also involves trekking for around two hours to reach the sanctuary.