The Kanwar Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh promises an exciting experience for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and trekkers. The uphill walk along the Garahan Nala from Kasol through dense Deodar and Fir forests is worth all the trouble.
The Sancturay is located in the Parbati Valley is the home of the Himalayan Tahr. Spotting this big Himalayan goat in the wilderness can be a treat for your eyes. The deodar and fir canopy that keep away the view of the sky from you inside the sanctuary makes trekking through the forest an amazing experience.
Major Wildlife Attractions:
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.
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Kanwar Wildlife Sanctuary is between May and June.
Air: the nearest airport is at Bhuntar, 10 km from Kullu.
Rail: Jogindernagar is the nearest railhead. It is 95 km from Kullu.
Road: the sanctuary like most places in Himachal is well connected by road. Shimla is 240 km from Kanwar.
General Info / Tips:
Accommodation is not a problem, as you can find a number of private as well as government resorts to live in and around the sanctuary.
Himachal Pradesh, India
Jogindernagar (95 kms)