Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary
Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh and covering total area of 31 square kilometer, Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary is one of the beautiful and must see animal sanctuary at Kalatop and Khajjiar in Chamba district. Interesting thing about the amazing wildlife sanctuary is that it is well laid out for trekking trails both at Kalatop and Khajjiar that also draw the attention of adventure tour enthusiasts and persuade them to enjoy their tour to the fullest. Not forget to mention the dense deodar and fir forest covering more than 20 square kilometer of area of the sanctuary, which is about 6 km from Dalhousie. Some of the commonly found animals include pheasants, serow and black bear and similar others. The sanctuary lies in the path of the Ravi River that is surrounded by coniferous and oak forests.
The vegetation of the rich wildlife sanctuary is truly amazing that include blue pine and deodar forest with oak. Moreover, undergrowth in the forest area that is well developed and has a charisma of its own has something amazing to keep you enticed and spell bound. Mammals, bear, Himalayan Black Marten, leopard, deer, Barking Goral, squirrel, serow, jackal, langur.Birds in this sanctuary many Birds are found some of them are Eurasian Jay, Whitewinged Black Bird, Black Headed Jay, Chesnut Billed Rock Thrush, Blackheaded Jay, Grey Headed Cannery Flycatcher and the list goes on.
During your tour to this amazing and wonderful Kalatop Khajjar sanctuary, you will be enjoying the rich natural greenery and deep dense forest ranges. There is a lot more that will surely keep you enticed and spell bound and persuade you to visit the beautiful site again and again. We also offer you attractive tour packages and holidays plans that will be according to your budget and requirement. So what you are waiting for, feel free to contact via any mode of communication to book the tour package in advance.
Duration: 03 Nights / 04 Days
Destinations Covered: Pathankot - Dalhousie - Kalatop - Khajjiar - Pathankot
Day 01: Pathankot - Dalhousie (90 km / 3 hrs)
Upon arrival meet at Pathankot Railway Station then drive to Dalhousie. Arrive and transfer in the hotel. After relaxing visit to such as some spectacular churches, JandhriGhat, Bakrota Hills, Lake Mandi, Gandhi Chowk, SubashBowli, Satdhara, Panjpulla etc. Stay overnight at Hotel in Dalhousie.
Day 02: Dalhousie – Kalatop - Dalhousie
After morning breakfast at the hotel proceeds to Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary, is situated at a distance of 6 km from Dalhousie. The sanctuary falls under the district of Chamba of Himachal Pradesh and spreads over an area of 1962 hectares which is entirely covered with thick deodar trees. The main vegetation of this sanctuary includes blue pine, fir, and deodar trees. Animals and birds of different species reside in this sanctuary making it a popular tourist destination of the state. The sanctuary is home to a variety of leopards, bear, deer, and squirrel, barking goral, serow, langur, jackal, and the Himalayan black marten. Overnight stay at Dalhousie.
Day 03: Dalhousie – Khajjiar
Morning after breakfast leave for visit Khajjiar often called India's Mini Switzerland, Khajjiar was probably a glacial bowl formed during the last Himalayan ice age and left with a lake that gradually withered away. Khajjiar is part of the notified Kalatop - Khajjiar sanctuary, where you can enjoy horse riding, adventure activities at Khajjiar. Stay overnight at Hotel in Dalhousie.
Day 04: Dalhousie – Pathankot
After breakfast check out from hotel and move to Pathankot. Arrive and Transfer to Railway station for your onward destination.