Resting 11 km away from the 'Queen of Hills' Mussoorie, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is a frequented tourist site in Uttarakhand. This place is blest with the beauty of nature in abundance including a vast variety of flora. Apart from the flora, it is a residence to the avifauna as well. All in all, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is every bird watcher's delight.
It Is Known For:-
1) Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is well-known for its lush-green surroundings
2) It is a residence to a variety of fauna like the jaguar, panther, elephant, tiger, antelope, stag, Himalayan goat, Himalayan bear, lion tailed macaque etc.
3) This sanctuary also provides a shelter to the various birds like the mountain quail, Red-breasted partridge, Brahminy kite, Red-billed magpie etc.
4) The sanctuary authorities organize wildlife safaris on a regular basis. By paying a short fee, one can be a part of these safaris
Best Time To Visit:-
Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is a well-known tourist attraction and is visited extensively. People, especially the bird watchers, from different corners visit this place throughout the year. But, the apt time for relishing a good quality time at Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is between the months of September-March.
Benog Wildlife Sanctuary lies 11 km away from Mussoorie. It has a well-established network of roadways that makes it convenient for tourists to visit there without any hassle. There are plenty of buses as well as cabs that ply to the route of Benog Sanctuary.
Nearest Railway Station- Dehradun Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Jolly Grant Airport
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