Covering an area of 500 sq km, Dampa Tiger Reserve is the largest wildlife sanctuary in the state of Mizoram. The sanctuary is home to elephants, gaur, binturong, dhole, bear, tiger and many primates as well as hornbills, jungle fowls, pheasants and wood pigeons. One can also come across a fine habitation of amphibians and reptiles and 16 species of lizards. The best time to visit Dampa Tiger Reserve, located around 130 km from Aizawl, is between October and April. Before getting to the sanctuary, visitors need to get in contact with Mizoram's Department of Environment and Forest. The reserve is located on the state's north-western border and shares an 80 km international border with the neighbouring nation of Bangladesh.

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