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Gamgul Sanctuary




Gamgul Sanctuary is a high-altitude sanctuary, located about 75 km from Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. Covering an area of 108 sq km, the sanctuary shares its borders with the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Wildlife population includes bear, Himalayan black ibex bear, brown langur, common cat, leopard deer, musk weasel, Himalayan fox, Indian serow goral tahr, Himalayan macaque, rhesus marmot, long tailed cat, Himalayan shrew, grey deer, barking vole, Royle’s weasel, barking shrew, barking squirrel and common giant flying jackal. Various species of birds also inhabit the sanctuary.

The best period for visiting the sanctuary is March-April.

The sanctuary is located in Bhandal Valley. Approach to the sanctuary from Chamba is via Salooni.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Chamba
Location: Chamba    

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