Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary is the perfect destination for those seeking to enjoy a part of the wilderness of north-east India. It is located at a distance of about 170 km from Aizawl in Mizoram. This vast sanctuary is covered with lush green hills and cliffs and has a total area of 35 sq km and ranges up to 1300 m in altitude.
Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a vast number of species of wild animals. Some of the common ones to be spotted are serow, barking deer, wild boar, gibbon, samba deer, hoolock and leopard.
Apart from the wilderness, the sanctuary also offers an amazing amount of scenic beauty to spell-bound every nature lover. For visitors who are looking to stay in the area for a couple of days, The Albasta Hotel at Lunglei is the best available option. The best way to reach Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary is by hiring a tourist vehicle from Aizawl.
Lung-lei is the second largest town of Mizoram and is located towards the southern part of the state. Lunglei, also known as Lungleh, in literal terms mean "bridge of rock", and this town got its name from the bridge-like rock that is found in the river area of Nghasih, a tributary of river Tlawng.
The town of Lunglei is blessed with magnificent scenic beauty all around it. Tourists from all around the world visit Lunglei every year to enjoy the bliss of nature that is felt here.
Some of the popular tourist spots at Lunglei are Zobawk Sports Academy, Kawmzawi Park, Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary, Saikuti Hall (a hall of events and concerts, and also a gallery for local painters), and Thuamluaia Mual (football stadium).
There are also several picnic spots and adventure treks that Lunglei has to offer. One can reach Lunglei by hiring a tourist bus or jeep or even helicopter from Aizawl (175 km).