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Daranghati Sanctuary

Location : Near Rampur Bushahr, Shimla District, Himachal Pradesh.
Coverage area : 167.40-km.
Main attraction : Trogpan, Koklas & Kalij.
Best time to visit : April - June & October - November.
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : Shimla has a narrow gauge railway line on which toy train runs from Kalka to Shimla. The train cruises  its way through valleys and beautiful landscapes at a very slow pace making the journey very pleasant.  From Kalka one can take trains to other parts of the country. The Toy train from Shimla is of two types-  one is the normal multi coach train and the other is the single car train, which has a glass roof giving an  enthralling experience during the journey.
-- By air : The Jubbarhatti airport is 23-km from Shimla and major domestic airlines cater their services from here to  Shimla. One can catch direct flights from Delhi.
-- By road : Roads connect this capital city of Himachal with other places in the state as well as other major towns and cities.
Nearby excursions :
Nearby cities : Shimla

Daranghati sanctuary located in the upper area of Shimla District, has undisturbed forest area with plenty of wildlife and was notified on 27th March 1974. The total covered area of this sanctuary is 16740 hectares.

Fauna :
Himalayan Black Bear, Brown Bear, Himalayan Palm Civet, Barking Deer, Musk Deer, Flying Fox, Goral, Indian Hare, Stripped Hyena, Himalayan Ibex, Leopard, Himalayan yellow throated Marten, Serow, Blue Sheep, Common giant flying Squirrel and Himalayan Weasel are the animals that are founf over here.
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