Murlen National Park

Khawzawl-Sinzawl-Thanlawn Road
Champhai, MZ - 796321

Type: Parks
0389 233 3475
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Murlen National Park, located in the Champhai district of Mizoram, India, is a pristine wilderness area renowned for its rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes. Spread over an area of approximately 200 square kilometers, Murlen National Park is one of the most important protected areas in Mizoram, offering visitors a chance to explore a diverse range of habitats and ecosystems.

The national park is characterized by rugged hills, deep gorges, and dense forests, creating a picturesque backdrop for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Murlen National Park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including rare and endemic species that thrive in its pristine environment.

One of the park's most notable attractions is its population of the critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), which is believed to be one of the last remaining populations of this species in India. Other flagship species found in Murlen National Park include the Hoolock gibbon, the clouded leopard, the Asian golden cat, and the Malayan sun bear.

Visitors to Murlen National Park can explore a network of trekking trails that wind through the park's forests, offering opportunities to spot wildlife and admire the scenic beauty of the surroundings. The park is also home to several picturesque waterfalls and streams, providing refreshing spots for visitors to relax and unwind amidst nature.

In addition to its natural attractions, Murlen National Park holds cultural significance as a sacred site for the indigenous communities of Mizoram. The park is believed to be inhabited by ancestral spirits and mythical creatures and is revered as a symbol of the region's cultural heritage and environmental stewardship.

Murlen National Park offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the wonders of Mizoram's wilderness, while also providing insights into the importance of conservation and biodiversity preservation. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a nature photographer, or simply seeking a peaceful retreat amidst nature, Murlen National Park promises an unforgettable adventure in the heart of northeast India.

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Nearby Nature Attractions

Following is a list of other nature attractions found within few kilometers of Murlen National Park. You may also view all nature attractions in Champhai, Mizoram.