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Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

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Address: 13 Km from Siliguri, Darjeeling, India
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Beautiful birds

There are many birds in this sanctaury. Many lovely birds where seen when I visited this. I recommend to rent a guide so that he can tell more thing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2017
Anamika K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

There are many birds in this sanctaury. Many lovely birds where seen when I visited this. I recommend to rent a guide so that he can tell more thing.

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1 Thank Anamika K
Howrah, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I visited this place during May 2016 for bird watching and it was a very pleasant and memorable walk through the sanctuary. We have taken a guide from Latpanchar guest house and walked down.

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1 Thank KaushikNandy
Siliguri, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Except during rainy season when the sanctuary remains closed for tourists because of the mating season of animals ,this place is a wonderful getaway from busy life.

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Kurseong, India, Asia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The entrance to this sanctuary is near the Sukhna Health centre. It is good for a days outing . Best to avoid it during the Rainy season. The river Teesta flows through it. There is a watch tower and a sort of a concrete gallery for picnicking. No animals other than rhesus monkeys can be seen . There are talks... More 

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Siliguri, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

It is a must see wildlife sanctuary that is 11 kilometers from the city of Siliguri. The forest inside the sanctuary consists of 300 varieties of Botanical plants and was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1976. Situated on National Highway 55, this sanctuary attracts different varieties of migrated birds in the winter. It is also located along a railway lines... More 

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Kolkata
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Mahananda Sanctuary is few kilometres from Darjeeling More of Siliguri. A highway leading to Darjeeling, Sikkim etc. cuts through it. The sal and teak trees just fascinates us but one can hardly locate any animal due to heavy traffic. But the sanctuary is serene. Ans as it's very adjacent to Army Base Camp, you can not enetr into the forest... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

From Darjeeling more it's around 7km. After Sukna toy train station and Sukna bazaar, right side is the entrance of Mahanada wildlife, there is a museum on wildlife and ticket counter to get enter in the deep forestarea. Remember to take a car with you, you need to purchase your car ticket,per person ticket and for better travel you should... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

The Distance from Siliguri Bus Stop to Sevoke is about 20-22 kms and take around 30 mins by cab. Buses do ply and may take around 50/60 minuts as they stop in-between. I have visited Siliguri quite a few time and each any every time i make it a point to visit "Sevoke Kali Bari" the Temple of Goddess Kali.... More 

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Fees is a bit expensive here but its worth going inside and seeing the pure nature filled with wild life. If you are lucky you may get to see some deers and Chitah if very lucky. I was lucky

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Located approx 15 km north of Siliguri, Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is basically part of Darjeeling. You must hire a guide to go inside thick forest. You can see animals like elephant, bison, leopards, birds, and tiger if lucky enough. A watch tower is located besides the Gulma River iand is an ideal place for wildlife viewing.

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