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Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

#41 of 99 things to do in Darjeeling Features Animals
13 Km from Siliguri, Darjeeling, India
+91 3561 220 017
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This is very unique nature spot for wildlifer ,don't expect any wild life here and there...some... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
via mobile

I passed through the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary during one of my trips. I was hoping to see some... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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13 Km from Siliguri, Darjeeling, India
+91 3561 220 017
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is very unique nature spot for wildlifer ,don't expect any wild life here and there...some rare birds are there,u need a good spoter with super telephoto lens for photography..but ya off course good just a break for city life ...but soon it will also...More

Thank sasphotography
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I passed through the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary during one of my trips. I was hoping to see some elephants just as it happened to me in Bandipur and it did not happen. All I could see was a variety of monkeys. However, the route was...More

Thank Aaqarsh
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.

1  Thank Anamika K
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.

1  Thank KaushikNandy
Reviewed 11 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.

1  Thank Bikash B
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...More

Thank Anshumanafsa
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...More

1  Thank Sbasu1994
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...More

1  Thank ManimekhalaM
Reviewed 3 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,...More

1  Thank Sanmoy M
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...More

Thank OneLifeFewClicks
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jatin p
could you help me with the contact name and number of the forest guide? is the forest guest house clean and does it have good toilets? visiting first week of April thanks for the response Jatin Patel
30 March 2017|
Response from KaushikNandy | Reviewed this property |
You can contact Padam Gurung @8906232202 for this. He runs a homestay in a village call Latpancher which is the outside of Mahananda WildLife Sanctuary. He will arrange forest guide for you.