Marat Longri WildLife Sanctury rich in floral and faunal composition, and comprises of 4 important Reserve Forests (RF) namely Miyungdisa District Council reserve Forest (D.C.R.F.), Disama RF, Kaki RF and Englongkiri D.C.R.F. The important wildlife species found inside proposed sanctuary include Asiatic Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, Binturong, Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Hoollock gibbon, etc. and a variety of avifauna.
This Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary is adjacent to Dhansiri Reserve Forests (one of the largest Reserve Forests in Asia) is also quite rich in floral and faunal composition. Out of the 4 RF constituting Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctury, Miyungdisa and Englongkiri
are D.C.R.Fs. where local tribals have limited cultivation rights since constitution and notification of these D.C.R.Fs. during Seventies.
What to see in Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary :
Mamals : Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, Lesser Cat, Barking Deer, Wild Pig, Porcupine, Slow Loris, Pangolin etc.
Birds : High diversity of hilly and woodland birds.
Reptiles : Banded Krait, Rock Python, Monitor Lizard, Brown Hill Tortoise etc.
How to reach Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary : From Dimapur Airport it is only 60 kms. away and from Diphu Railway Station it is at a distance of 8 kms. only.
Best season for visit Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary : November to March.
Where to stay in Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary :
1) Forest Inspection Bungalow, Diphu, contact - Divisional Forest Officer, Karbi Anglong West Division, Diphu, Tel.– +91-3671-272247/272221.
2) Circuit House, Diphu, contact - Deputy Commissioner, Tel.– +91-3671-272257(O)/272255(R)
3) Soil Conservation Inspection Bungalow, Diphu, contact - Divisional Officer, Soil Conservation Division, Diphu, Tel.– +913671– 272241.
4) The Private Lodges at Diphu are - Singhason Hotel, Tel.– +91-3671–274158, Lisa Hotel, Tel.- +91-9435417602
Whom to contact visit Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary : Divisional Forest Officer, Karbi Anglong West Division, Diphu, Tel.– +91-3671-272247/272221.