"Reserve of The Raja of Bushahr"

A National Forest in Himachal Pradesh, India
2650 meters

Interest Measure for Daranghati

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Daranghati from sea level:  8694 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  31.3917000°N, 77.8030000°E
Ecosystem:  Hill  

Food, Culture and Language at Daranghati

Food Availability:  Indian, North Indian Cuisine 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Why travel Daranghati?

An endemic and vulnerable pheasant called western tragopan is the main attraction of this wildlife sanctuary. Tourists from India and the world over visit this sanctuary to get a glimpse of this bird, which is known as the "King of Birds" (jujurana). Some of the common animals found here are Musk deer, Goral and Thar.

When it comes to flora, the place has several species of oak, Himalayan Yew, Cedar trees and trees of almond, cherry, apricot, plum and pear. Trekking and camping can also be done here by taking permission and assistance from the forest officials. The most popular trekking option is along the old silk route from Sarahan to Daranghati, and the other one is from Shimla to Daranghati that passes through Narkanda, Baagi, Sungri, Taklech and Kareri. One can also visit the famous wooden temples that are located around the sanctuary.

It used to be a game reserve of the Raja of Bushahr. The area around the sanctuary is dotted by a number of wooden temples that Himachal Pradesh is famous for and lies at the northern (Manglad Gad) and southern (Nogli Gad) sides of the Dhauladhar mountain range in the valley where tributaries meet the Sutlej River.
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Daranghati Sanctuary at Daranghati

Daranghati Sanctuary

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Daranghati Sanctuary is located near Rampur Bushahr in Shimla District. The sanctuary lies on the Dhauladhar mountain range in the valley where tributaries meet the Sutlej River, Manglad Gad in the north and Nogli Gad in the south. Wildlife animals like Asiatic black bear, brown bear, leopard, striped hyena, red fox, bears, flying fox, jungle cat etc. The best time to visit the sanctuary is during the months of May, June, October and November. The sanctuary is ideal for those who love to trek along mountain heights. December to February witnesses heavy snowfall and it would be ideal time to visit the sanctuary for those who love adventures. However, visitors are advised to seek assistance from the forest staff posted at Dofda and Sarahan.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 4 hours

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