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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.

"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 Type Available:  Indian, North Indian Cuisine 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Content of this page was last updated at Nov 7, 2016