Government of Tripura
Tripura Forest Department
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Wild Life

Rowa WLS
Sl No Name of Particulars Information
1 Notification No NO.F8(67)/FOR-WL -2008/2253 Dated: 17.05.2009
2 Date of Notification 2009-05-17
3 Location (District / Sub-Division) Panisagar, North Tripura
4 Headquaters of Office Rowa
5 How to reach from Agartala BY ROAD and By Train. Get down at nearest railway station Panisagar WHICH IS 4 KM from Rowa WLS.
6 Nearest Railway station with distance(in km) Panisagar, 4 KM
7 Nearest Airport station with distance(in km) Agartala, 147 KM
8 Nearest accommodatiuon facility avaliable for tourists Rowa
9 Best part of the year for visiting All over the year. Best time October to February.
10 Rates/ Fares Rs.10/ Per visitor
11 Attractions for tourists Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary has a large wetland (approximately 20 % of the area), hygrophytes’ association of ferns and water plants occur on the edges of the water bodies. These are all essential for the habitat needs of the migratory waterfowl and residential aquatic fauna. The heterogeneous mixture of ground flora is indicated in agglomeration of various monocots and dicots, herbs, shrubs, climbers, lichen, ferns and regeneration of underground bulbs and rhizomes. The canopy density varies from 0.70 to 0.80 in the Sanctuary. The wetland is a major winter habitat for migratory birds like lesser whistling teals. A flock of other species of birds like barbets (Capitonidae), bulbul (Pycnonotidae), cuckoos (Cuculidae), darters (Phalacrocoracidae), doves and pigeons (Columbidae), drongos (Dicruridae), ducks (Anatidae), Oriloes (Oriolidae), Owls (Strigidae), parakets (Psittacidae), Partridges (Phasianidae), Sun birds (Nectariniidae), wood peckers (Picidae), weaver birds (Plocidae), tree pies (Corvidae) and mynas (Sturnidae)
Major flora
Sl No Common name Scientific name
1 Kanaidinga Oroxylum indicum
2 Bel Aegle marmelos
3 Amlakhi Emblica officinalis
4 Champa Michelia champaca
5 Cassia Cassia simea
6 Kathal Artocarpus heterophyllus
7 Arjun Terminalia arjuna
8 Simul Bombex ceiba
9 Ping Cynometra polyandra
10 Garjan Dipterocarpus turbinatus
11 Chamal Artocarpus chaplasa
12 Gamair Gmelina arborea
13 Koroi Albizzia procera
14 Awal Vitex penduncularis
15 Bahera Terminalia ballerica
16 Haritaki Terminalia chebula
17 Tetul Tamarandicus indica
18 Kurchi Holarrhena antidysentrica
19 Pepal Ficus religiosa
20 Bot Ficus bengalensis
21 Agar Aquilaria malacancis
22 Kanak Schima wallichii
23 Arjun Terminalia arjuna
24 Bahera Terminalia bellirica
Major fauna
Sl No Common name Scientific name
1 Palm civet cat Paradoxurus hermaphroditus
2 Jungle cat Felis chaus
3 Barking deer Muntiacus muntjak
4 Common langur Presbytis entellus
5 Rhesus Macaque Macaca mulata
6 Phayre’s leaf Monkey Trachypithecus phayeri
7 Spectacle Langur Tachypithecus obscures phayrei