CHANDRA PRABHA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

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Location: Near Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
Area: 78 sq. kms.
Main Species: Panther, Chinkara.
Best Season: Mid-November to Mid-June.

Established in 1997,Chandra Prabha Sanctuary, a small sanctuary sprawling over an area of 78 sq. kms, is located on Naugarh and Vijaigarh hillocks in Vindhya forest range, in Chandauli district. The sanctuary, rich in varied types of flora and fauna is a feast to the eyes and a perfect treat for the nature lover.

THE WILDLIFE POPULATION
Birds at the ChandraPrabha Wildlife Sanctuary, Varanasi, Uttar PradeshThe sanctuary has a rich and varied wildlife, which comprises of panther, chinkara, sambar, chital, partridge and peafowl. Leopard, hyena, jackal, wolf and 'sehi' bear can be seen roaming around in the tranquil environs of the park.

The park is a bird watchers' paradise, as one can see around 150 species of birds. The wild vegetation comprises mahua, saagun, amaltas, tendu, koraiya, ber etc.

EXCURSIONS

Varanasi: The ancient city of Varanasi is just 65 kms away and a visitor to the park can make an excursion to the place.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: The nearest airport is at Varanasi, 65 kms.

Rail: The railhead is at Mughal Sarai (55kms) and Varanasi.

Road: The sanctuary can be accessed by road. Chakia is the nearest bus station.

PLACES TO STAY

Rest House, Rajdari.

OTHER INFORMATION

For Additional Information, Contact: Divisional Forest Officer, Forest


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