Surrounded by dense pine and spruce forests and with a view of the snow capped Pir Panjal Range, and the velvety meadow of Khajjiar, the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is a gem of a tourist destination by its own right. Kalatop falls on the way to Dalhousie from Chamba and Jot. The Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is therefore one of the most conveniently located and well connected wildlife sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh.
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary- Wildlife :
The wildlife in the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary abounds Ibex, deer, bears and leopards, but they mostly hideaway and rarely come out to the buffer areas. However, visitors should look for pheasants and Serow in these forests but beware of the Black bear, which often comes out in the local villages as well. The sanctuary has well defined trekking trails and offers mind blowing view.
Best Time to Visit Kalatop :
April to June and October to November.
How to Reach :
Accommodation Facilities :
The Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary can be visited with a base either from Dalhousie or Khajjiar. And both these places have plenty of accommodation options in both govt. owned as well as private hotels and guest houses. www.indiaholiday.com offers information on Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary and online booking facilities for tour packages toKalatop. For more iomformation please fill up the given form.