Kanwar Sanctuary

Kanwar Sanctuary

  • Kullu
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • India
Amont Things to Do in Kullu
  • Altitude 1,800m to 4,833m
  • Established 1954
  • Area 61 sq km
  • Famous For Himalayan Tahr
  • Nearest Railway Station Jogindernagar
  • Nearest Airport Bhuntar (10-km from Kullu)
  • Best Time to Visit Summer Months

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Kanwar Sanctuary, Kullu Overview

KANWAR SANCTUARY Location: Parbati Valley, Kullu District


Speciality: Himalayan Thar 


Best Season: May-June This sanctuary is located in Parbati valley of Kullu district. Uphill walk along Garahan Nala from Kasol through dense majestic Deodar and Fir forests is enjoyable. This sanctuary has large population of Himalayan Thar in Himalayas and seeing this big goat on high mountain cliffs is dream fulfillment of any wildlife lover. 


TREKKING Himalayan Trekking Expedition to Kahauli Pass, 3,750m. Via Kanawar Wildlife Sanctuary. Base Camps for trekkers are available at Kasol, situated on the banks of Parbati River, 42-km away from Kullu. 


Best season is in between the months of May and June. 




Air: The airport at Bhuntar is 10-km from Kullu , where taxis and buses are available. Rail: The closest narrow gauge railhead is at Jogindernagar, 95 km from Kullu . 


Road: By road, the distance from Delhi via Mandi is 530 km and from Shimla this is 240-km. From Delhi and Shimla , luxury buses ply to Kullu. There's a bus and taxi stand on the opposite side of maidan. The main bus stand is by river in the northern area of the town. 


PLACES TO STAY There is a Rest House at Kasol. R.O. Wildlife, Kasol provides information and help to visitors.

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