If you ever take up Haridwar tour, then take some time out and do visit the famous Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary which is not very far from this religious town. The sanctuary stretches over an area of 240 sq. km and is blessed with a natural beauty and wildlife. Its picturesque landscape serves as the natural habitat of 23 varieties of mammals and 315 different species of fauna.
Further, Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary is an integral part of the famous Rajaji National Park and catches the attention of nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike. Visitors throng the sanctuary to get awed by the sight of animals, including some rare and endangered varieties as well. Here, you could spot animals as varied as tiger, leopards, wild elephants, barking deer, jungle cat, wild boar, woodpecker, sloth bear and much more.
A visit to the Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary brings the privilege of indulging in fishing and relishing some mild form of adventure as well. Elephant safaris are a major draw here for visitors to explore the forest area of the sanctuary. To get the most out of the sanctuary, tourists should visit it between November and June and enjoy the nature and wildlife at their best!