Himachal Travel Destinations, Travel Ideas And Tips
It wouldn’t be wrong to say that entire state of Himachal Pradesh is a home to lush greenery and forest ranges. However, most of the forest ranges have been converted into wildlife sanctuaries and national park so that rare to endangered species of animals and mammals can be preserved in their natural habitat; while at the same time the real beauty of Mother Nature can be keep maintained for the time to come. Pong Lake Sanctuary is also one of the perfect instances of preservation of rich flora and fauna and rare species of animals and mammals.
About Pong Lake Sanctuary
As far as Pong Lake Sanctuary is concerned, it is located very close to famous hill station and city of Dharamshala in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. The most beautiful sanctuary is only 65 km from Dharamshala with areas of 9675 square kilometer. Like other renowned sanctuaries and national parks in Himachal Pradesh, Pong Lake sanctuary is also known for dense forests and having around 220 species of birds belonging to 54 families who take shelter in Pong Lake sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh. The most happening sanctuaries is the perfect destination to explore Nilgai, Sambar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Clawless Otter and Leopard.
In addition to this, Pong Lake sanctuary is also a home to different 27 varieties of fish that live in Pong Lake that is also the main attraction of the sanctuary. For those who love to explore birds in their natural habitats, Pong Lake sanctuary is a must see site for them. What makes it more attractive is the thick and healthy vegetation that swamp in the placid lake of this sanctuary and keep tourists enticed for a long time.
How To Reach
When it comes to reach to Pong Lake sanctuary, it is easy and hassle-free as the sanctuary is well connected via road, and air. The nearest airport is just seven km from Kangra airport. On the other hand, the nearest railway station is Pathankot in Punjab that is only 85 km from this sanctuary. Pong Lake sanctuary is also well connected by road. In this way, reaching to Pong Lake Sanctuary is easy and hassle-free. So what you are waiting for, come and experience the natural habitant of birds and animals in Pong Lake sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh.
Source : himachaltourism.org