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Kalesar is a picturesque village in Yamunanagar District and is located 5 km north of Hathni Kund, on the Yamunanagar-Paonta Sahib road. It lies near the districtís border with Saharanpur District, about 30 km from Yamunanagar and 150 km south-east of Chandigarh.

Surrounded by dense Sal forest in Shivalik hills, Kalesar is an excellent area for nature lovers, especially for those who are interested in wildlife. Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary is the popular landmark. Tajewala Barrage, Ban Santur, Hathni Kund and Tajewala are some other picnic sites within short distance.

Kalesar Forest Rest House, located at a picturesque point commands a sweeping view of the Yamuna River, is a 100-year-old colonial bungalow. It offers good accommodation facilities in its well-equipped rooms.

Nearest airport is Chandigarh Airport. Yamunanagar Railway Station serves Kalesar.

Updated on 27th July, 2005
District: Yamunanagar


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