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Wildlife of Manali by visiting the National Parks and Sanctuaries

Manali's wildlife remains undiscovered by most of the tourists on their visit to the place as most of the time they remain fascinated by the snow, for which it is quite well known around the country. Most of tourists do not know about the beautiful wildlife that is present in Manali. The Manali Wildlife Sanctuary is regarded as one of the best among all the 32 wildlife sanctuaries that are currently present in Himachal Pradesh.

Reaching Manali is very easy. Once you arrive there, you can either take a train from the Joginder Nagar Railway station or can also reach through air from the Bhuntar Airport. However, the best way to enjoy the natural beauty of the place is either by a bus ride or by hiring a private taxi.

Here, one can spend some wonderful time in nature and view the large biodiversity of animals. There are many national parks and wild life sanctuaries which are situated here.

Situated at a distance of two kilometers from the city of Manali, the Manali Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of more than 3180 hectares. The place is home to some of the most wildest animals such as Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Palm Civet, Himalayan Yellow throated Marten, Kashmir flying Squirrel, Flying Fox and the Barking Deer. During the winters one can also view here the Snow Deer. During summers, snow leopards can be seen roaming around.

The birds in the sanctuary are quite attractive and you can find a number of migratory birds here like the Asian Fairy Bluebird, Himalayan Griffon Vulture, Grey Heron, Woodcock and many more. Presence of trees such as Deodar, Maple, Chest Nut and Kail add to the beauty of the place.

The Great Himalayan National Park is yet another interesting place where you can visit on your holiday trip to Manali. If you want to get lost in the dense forest and admist the alpine pastures then this National Park is just the perfect place. Tourists can also enjoy trekking at Rakti-Sar. Trekking guides are also available who can help the amateurs. You can also get many camping equipments here. One can watch here about 209 varieties of bird species. Golden Eagles and Himalayan Griffon Vultures which are rarely seen in other places of India can be seen here in large numbers.

The Chail Wild life Sanctuary has a long history associated with it. It was once the hunting ground of Patiala Bhupinder Singh. This hill station was founded after the king was restricted from entering the place after he eloped with the daughter of another king. It was in the year 1976 when the place was declared as wild life sanctuary. Angling is a very popular activity in the place. One can frequently see people catching Mahaseer fish in Gaura River.

Until and unless good accommodation option is available in a place, it is not possible to enjoy the important tourist attractions. Honeymoon Inn Manali is just the perfect accommodation option to spend a wonderful vacation in Manali. The service of the hotel is above excellent and the staff takes proper care of the individual needs.

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