Places of Interest
Ghosu Bird Sanctuary,Zunheboto
Ghosu Bird Sanctuary, which is situated at a distance of eight km from Zunheboto district headquarters, is home to a wide range of avifauna. Tourists visiting the bird sanctuary can spot more than twenty types of endangered birds species. During the months of June through September, several migratory birds can be seen in the sanctuary.
Satoi Range is one of the only remaining virgin forests in Zunheboto district. This range is surrounded by lush green trees and vegetation. Tourists can enjoy sightings of Blyth’s Tragopan, a rare bird species in this range. Rare rhododendrons can be spotted in this range during the months of April and May. This range offers facility for camping and trekking.
About 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.
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.