Govind Wildlife Sanctuary (Uttar Kashi (Uttranchal
: Uttar Kashi (Uttranchal )
: 953 sq. km.
: May to June
Here's a call from the luring thickly forested hills of Uttarkashi, to check out its green and wild beauty. The talk is going on about the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, whose wild population consists of Snow Leopard, Brown and Himalayan Black Bears, Tahr, Bharal and Musk Deer.
Established in 1955, the region includes mountains like Swarg Rohini, Black Peak and Bandarpunch. The Har-ki-Dun, a popular destination for trekkers is famous for its verdant surroundings.
Govind Widlife Sanctuary situated in Uttarkashi, is home to many animals like snow leopards, brown and black bears, tahr, musk deer, serow, bharal, monal, trogopan chir, koklas and khaleej, pheasant and chukor.
The vegetation of the region includes bhojpatra, deodar, fir, sprice, kharsu, banj, pine and pangar.
Animals : Tahr, Wild Boar,Tiger, Snow Leopard , Chital, Bharal ,Serow,Brown and Black Bears ,Musk Deer, Brokwn Bears , and chir pheasants, Sambar, Kakar, Python, and many more.
By Air : Nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun, Distance 230 Kms.
By Rail : Nearest railway station is Dehradun,at a distance of 210 Kms.
By Road : Nearest major bus terminal is at Uttarkashi.
PLACES TO STAY
Forest Rest Houses.
For More Information, Contact :
Wildlife Warden, Govind Pashu Vihar Sanctuary, Purola, Uttarkashi.
Divisional Forest Officer, Tons Forest Division, Purola, Uttarkashi.