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Churdhar Wildlife Sanctuary

Churdhar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in district Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh. Churdhar peak is the highest peak in outer Himalayas (elevation of 3647 m; 11,965 ft). The sanctuary is established in 15 Nov 1985 which covers area of 56.16 km2.
The sanctuary has Himalayan black bear, barking deer, musk deer, langur and leopards.
To reach there you can approach:
Airways: Jubbarhatti airport (23 km from Shimla)
Nearest Railhead: Shimla to Kalka narrow gauge railway line
Roadways: The sanctuary is well connected with road network.
Walking through the wildlife sanctuary, you will come across the spectacular monal which is Himachal’s state bird, along with koklass and kaleej pheasants and many more. You will find out numerous herbs around the region that have medicinal properties. Some of them are Aloe Vera, Wild Himalayan Cherry and Amaranthus spinosus (Chulai).