Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary


Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary is approximately eight km away from the main town of Zunheboto and is located close to the Indo-Myanmar border. Spread over an area of 6.4 sq. km, this sanctuary is home to wildlife such as tigers, hoolock gibbons and the tragopan pheasants. Tourists need to take a special permission from the State Forest Department for visiting this sanctuary.

The nearest airport from the Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary is present in Kohima, the state capital. The Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaland is located very close to the Myanmar border. In Nagaland, the sanctuary is situated in the Pungro circle headquarter. Rare species of flora and fauna exist here.

Travellers with a valid Inner Limit Permits are allowed to go inside the restricted areas of the wildlife sanctuary. The ideal time to visit this wildlife sanctuary is from November to February. There is a PWD Inspection Bungalow and a Circuit House in the region that provide accommodation to the visitors.