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Govind Wildlife Sanctury

In the beautiful & captivating environs of the Uttarkashi district is Govind Wildlife Sanctuary. The Govind Wildlife Sanctuary established in 1955, covering an area of 953sq.kms. includes mountains like swarg Rohini, Black Peak and Bandarpunch . Apart from the Sanctuary, the place is a popular tourist destination, mainly because of the beauty of its snow-clad peaks and glaciers. Attracting many trekkers and famous for its lush green beauty is Hari-ki-Dun. The wide variety of animal species that lives here includes Himalayan black bears, tahr, serow, monal, snow leopard, brown bears, trogopan, chir, bharal, musk deer, koklas, kaleej pheasants and chukor.

General Information
Area: 953sq.km.
Altitude: Between 1,300mt. and 6,315mt.

How to Go


Air :-
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun, 231kms.

Rail :- The nearest railhead is Dehradun, 207 kms.

Road :- Accessible by road via Rishikesh-Uttarkashi or via Mussoorie- Purola- Saur. Bus services are available from Uttarkashi, Barkot Dehradun, Naitwar to Saur-Sankri.

Where to eat


Restaurants
Vijaya-Laxmi Restaurant
Saket Restaurant
Urvashi Restaurant
Several other ordinary restaurants
Liquor and non-vegetarian food are prohibited.

Where to Stay


Forest Rest House,
Naitwar Forest Rest House,
Tourist Rest House,
Taluka Forest Rest House,
Tourist Rest House,
Osla Forest Rest House,
Tourist Rest House,
Har-Ki-Dun Forest Rest House,
Jakhol Forest Rest House,
Dooni Forest Rest House,
Istragad For Reservation

Wildlife Warden, Govind Pashu Vihar, Sanctuary, Purola, Uttarkashi.
Divisional Forest Officer, Tons Forest Division, Purola, Uttarkashi.




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