Clouded Leopard National Park

Clouded Leopard National Park is part of the Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary in Sepahijala district of Tripura state in India. This national park is a small park covering an area of just 5.08 square kilometers or 1.96 square miles. It was established on the 24th of January, 2008.

Clouded Leopard - Image courtesy Tripura Forest Department website

The main purpose of this park is to protect some species of primate monkeys, including Phayre’s langur, Rhesus macaques, Pigtailed macaques, Capped langurs, Spectacled monkeys, and Slow loris.  In addition, Clouded Leopards, Hoolock Gibbons, and Leopard cats can also be found here. Barking, Deer, Civet, Jungle fowl, and Wild pigs are some other animals here.

Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary has an area of 18.53 square kilometers. 456 plant species are there in this wildlife sanctuary.  This park has Bamboo, grasses, and medicinal plants. Coffee and rubber plantations add to the beauty of the wildlife sanctuary.

November to February are the ideal months to visit the Clouded Leopard Park. Jungle Trail is the main attraction here.

Other attractions include the Zoological Park (Zoo), Botanical Garden, Deer Park, Nature Learning Centre, and a Nature Interpretation Centre.  Picnic Spot and Boat House are other attractions.

How Do I Go to Clouded Leopard National Park?

This national park is at a distance of 25 kilometers from the Capital of Assam, Agartala. Bishalgarh is the closest major town to this national park. It is accessible by road.

Bishalgarh is the closest railway station to this national park. Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, alias Agartala Airport, is the closest airport to the national park at a distance of 34 kilometers.

Where to stay in the Clouded Leopard National Park?

Cottage Houses for tourists are there for your stay.

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