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Himachal Pradesh Talra
The sanctuary is part of two tehsils that are part of district Shimla in Himachal Pradesh and these are Chopal and Jubbal. The sanctuary is 92 kilometers away from Shimla and is spread over an area of 40.49 sq. km. This is place that attracts the people who have interest in hunting that is approved for commercial and grazing purpose. The sanctuary though at current times does not have much high habitat. The forest in the sanctuary still conceals the musk deer and the famous five species of pheasants.
It has the forest of the type that is popular in the western lower Himalaya and is of temperate type. The other type is included of Oak and Fir type of forests in the Upper western Himalayan range.
The types of Mammals that are included in this type of forests are the Barking Deer, Goral, Leopard, the Himalayan Black Bear, Musk Deer and the common Langur.
Weather and Best Time to Visit
The temperature in summers is around 28 degree Celsius while winters it is as low as 4 degree Celsius. The months of November and December experience snowfall and area remains covered with snow tell March.
How to Reach
The nearest airport is Shimla that is at a distance of 90 km from Shimla.
The closest rail line is Shimla at distance of 95 Km.
Taxis or Local state transport buses can be hired from Shimla at cost of INR 2000.
Where to Stay
The most common hotels for stay in Talra Wildlife sanctuary are Styaweel, Cedar Hill Lodge and the Chardam Camp.