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Askote Musk Deer Sanctuary

#Wildlife Sanctuary in Pithoragarh

The Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary is treat to the eyes of botany enthusiasts as well as nature lovers. Apart from the endangered Musk Deer there are many species of animals that reside in here.

You can spot Himalayan Brown Bear, Lemurs, Bisons and Civets too. The sanctuary inherits a huge variety of flora and fauna including teak and eucalyptus. The sacramental places and picturesque landscapes give you a closer look of the nature. During winters, the higher parts of the sanctuary are usually covered with snow, therefore, the best time to visit is from April to September. This is a place where nature meets beauty and who knows you might find an opportunity to see the Great Bengal Tiger too.

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Location:
Pithoragarh
Uttarakhand, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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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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Read traveller's reviews about 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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