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Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in Siliguri

Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. It comes under Darjeeling Wildlife division and can be reached from Siliguri in 30 minutes. Sukna, the gateway to the sanctuary, is only 13 km from Siliguri.
The variation in altitude and forest types helps the existence of a large number of species of mammals, birds and reptiles. The important mammalian species include royal Bengal tiger, Indian elephants, Indian bison, chital (spotted deer), barking deer, sambar, rhesus monkey, many species of lesser cat like fishing cat and jungle cat, Himalayan black bear, leopard including clouded leopard, and many other smaller animals like rare mountain goat (serow), porcupines, snakes, etc. The sanctuary also holds hundreds of feathered species.

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West Bengal, India
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Time people usually spend here:
4 hours
Altitude / Height:
409 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
26.9009141°N, 88.5128776°E
Distance from Siliguri city center to Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary
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Read traveller's reviews about Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary..

Overall Rating:4.2

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"Natural beauty, cool and calm"
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"Beautiful place "
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"Good "
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"The location of the MWLS is absolutely wrong.For exact location see my blog or pages in face book.Here the location indicates Mongpong forest which is not included in the sanctuary. "
  '3' out of 5
"Here hill driver really max out their speed... "

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Content of this page was last updated at Mar 10, 2017