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Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary


Posted Date: 26-Mar-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Chandigarh Tourism    
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Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at 1 Km. in the North-East of Sukhna Lake at Chandigarh. It is a beautiful place to spend your weekend.



Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary is very beautiful place in Chandigarh which is near to the famous Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh.

Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary spreading over an area of 2600 hectare and attract lot of tourist from all over the world towards its beauty.

Flora & Fauna at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary


Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary is very rich in Flora & Fauna contents. It has many varieties of birds, animals and trees at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary

Flora at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary

There are many varieties of Trees are avilalbe at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary some of them are Acacia catechu (Khair), Acacia modesta (Phulai), Acacia Arabica (Kikar), Acacia leucophloea (Raeru), Dalbergia sisoo (Shisham), Anogeissus latifolia (Chhal), Azadirachta indica (Neem), Bombax ceiba (Semal), Butea frondosa (Dhak), Bauhinia racemosa (Kachnar), Emblica officinalis (Amla), Morus alba (Tut)and more more other varieties.

Fauna at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary

Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary is an abode of wide variety of Mammals (Spotted Deer (Chittal), Pangolin (ant eater), Wild boar, Jackal, Small Indian Civet, Jungle Cat etc.), birds (Peacock, Red jungle fowl, Grey partridge, Cuckoos, Night jars, Golden Oriole, Kingfisher, Swifts, Hoopoes, Hornbills, Barbets, etc.), reptiles (Cobra, Rat snake, Common Krait, Russell’s viper, Indian Python and common Monitor (Gho), Turtle etc.),and many type of butterflies and micro-organisms which is really a pleasure to see them.

Rest House at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary


There are three beautiful rest house at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary these are Kansal Loghut, Kansal Inspection hut and Nepli Inspection hut in the sanctuary premises itself.

Many Adventures activities are also arranges at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary like boating, trekking etc. after taking the permission only.
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