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Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary

Hoolock Gibbon at Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary Nagaland

About the Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary :
An impressive place of interest in Nagaland is the Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary. It is situated at a distance of 37 kilometers from Dimapur. The Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary is kept under preservation by the Forest Wildlife Department. A variety of animals along with rarely found birds can be seen in the sanctuary. The Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary serves as a home to a vast collection of a variety of birds. A rich and varied variety of flora is another attraction of the sanctuary.

Flora and Fauna :

The landscape of this region is densely covered with mountains and hills. A thick blanket of green plantations covers the whole of the surrounding areas of the Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary. Apart from the landscape, the range of animals found in the Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary is equally exotic. Rare species of animals are found in this sanctuary.

Hoolock Gibbon
, the one and only Gibbon found in the country, houses in the Itanki Wildlife Samctuary. Other animals that the sanctuary houses includes Elephant, Sambar, Wild Dog, Barking Deer, Tiger, Goral, Mithun, Flying Squirrel and Sloth Bear. Hornbil, Kaleej and Black Stor are the bird species that the sanctuary houses.

Reaching the Sanctuary :

The nearest airport is situated at Dimapur. Once you reach Dimapur, you can easily reach over to the sanctuary through road. The nearest railhead from the Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary is also located at Dimapur. From here, buses and taxis are available in order to reach directly to the sanctuary. Nagaland is connected to the whole of the country through NH 39. this highway connects Nagaland to Guwahati (Assam). Reaching the sanctuary from here is easy.

Best Time to Travel :

The best time of the year to travel to the Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary lies from November to February.

Accommodation :

While you tour the Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary, you cam choose to stay at the PWD Inspection Bunglow or the Circuit House. These offer comfortable lodging options to the tourists in Nagaland. In addition to these accommodation options, there is a Forest Rest House as well where the tourists can choose to stay.
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