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Askote Musk Deer Sanctuary

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Askote Musk Deer Sanctuary in Pithoragarh

Askote Wildlife Sanctuary is a majestic destination located in the middle of a snow covered peak in the Kumaon Himalayas at an elevation of 5412 feet in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is a majestic destination for the nature enthusiast.
The Sanctuary is rightly known as the green paradise of India. The wildlife sanctuary is positioned 54 km from Pithoragarh near Askote in Uttarakhand. The sanctuary covers an area of 284 square kilometers.
The Askot Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1986 with the object of conserving the musk deer and its habitat. Though the musk deer are present in significant numbers in the sanctuary, they required further protection as they are an endangered species.

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Uttarakhand, India
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Time people usually spend here:
3.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
5249 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
29.7682994°N, 80.3237238°E
Distance from Pithoragarh to Askote Musk Deer Sanctuary
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  '5' out of 5
"With naturalistic Himalayan beauty and a clear view of its ranges and a best place to meet the exotic varieties of flora & fauna in its wildlife sanctuary, which makes this place a must visit location. I find myself blessed with this opportunity to move across its entire area and still there is a charm which attract me. Whenever i visited this place i found something new to learn which keeps me to turn back again and again...... such a "Worldly HEAVENLY place""
  '5' out of 5
"This is my hometown. Peace and mind freshing. Nights are calm and dark. That's the beauty of this place. Heaven on earth what can i say just amazing."

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Content of this page was last updated at Dec 3, 2016