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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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Austrian Black Forest of India

Just drive past. Ugly tattered tents and wash lines of gypsies fill the beautiful black slopes of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Manjeet S
Dense forest

Somewhere between Dalhousie & Khajjiar is the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. The name is a little... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Noida, India
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“dense forest”(23 reviews)
“guest house”(16 reviews)
8.5 km from Dalhousie, Chamba, India
+91 88002 37808
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sanctuary has a park, sunset view point, dense forest feel , muddy adventurous looking curvy roads and absolutely stunning tall and stout pine deodar trees… This place is surely a heaven for birds and first time during my Dalhousie visit I could feel utter...More

3  Thank Mamata B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the place is situated deep in the forest and on top of a hill away from dense population but still it has more than enough number of tourist in the day time to spoil the serene charm of the place. The people deployed by...More

1  Thank Shankha M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't know why it is called wildlife sanctury..Rs 250 For the entry with the worst roads you can think just go at the top and have tea Maggi with a average view.

Thank amit j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just drive past. Ugly tattered tents and wash lines of gypsies fill the beautiful black slopes of tall pines rolling down into the stream.

Thank Manjeet S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Somewhere between Dalhousie & Khajjiar is the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. The name is a little misleading as I doubt you can actually see proper wildlife here, given that private vehicles have unrestrained entry into the sanctuary. Our guide told us that 'Punjabi men come here...More

Thank prpa
Reviewed 6 July 2018

On way to Khajjiar , this lovely and beautiful place is must see . A three km walk through thick jungle is a good and healthy exercise with wonder ful sight seeing . Snacks are available. Amolak Rattan Kohli Former Governor of Mizoram

Thank Amolak Rattan K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We thought it to be a Wildlife Sanctuary but it's not. One person suggested to take a guide which costs 250/- but why do you need a guide? :D Just keep your luggage in your vehicle and take a 3-4 km walk into forest and...More

2  Thank AnksSurana
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

There aren’t any “wild life”. If you dive into the forest, it’s just a drive and you’ll have no fun. If your physical ability allow, walk/trek from the entrance to the forest resort and enjoy the forest. You can have many good photo options on...More

1  Thank agrharsh
Reviewed 21 June 2018

It is quite and excellent place. I would suggest you to go Daikund Peek first, spend half day there and then come to Kalatop and enjoy Chai and Pakora there. It is awesome place to spend few hours. If you really want to enjoy then...More

3  Thank AtulMittal
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We fifteen couples visited Kalatop wild life Sanctuary which has lush green surroundings and snow capped Himalayan peaks.Kalatop is located approximately 12 kms from Dalhousie. The visitors often come here with family or friends, and spend hours gazing at the beautiful surroundings of Kalatop that...More

1  Thank Arunverma
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Suprithi C
5 July 2018|
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Response from Tuhin2011 | Reviewed this property |
Wow the idea of spending a night in the midst of the jungles at Kalatop definitely thrills me, but be aware that the facilities might not be very good. Yes you need to call the district forest office, Chamba for booking the... More
Ankan K
7 May 2018|
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Response from Patricia345 | Reviewed this property |
The area around Kalatop was very deserted. There was a guest house there but that looked empty too. NIghts would be quite scary in that area. Dalhousie was very close and the hotels there are excellent. The drive from... More
Pratik P
26 November 2017|
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Response from kr_vikas | Reviewed this property |
No safari how ever you can do 12 KM trek through jungle to Khajjiar under supervision of expert guide.