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Chandra Prbha Sanctuary

 
Location: Near Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
Coverage area : 78 sq. kms
Main attractions : Panther, Chinkara
Best time to visit : Mid-November to Mid-June
Accommodation : Forest Rest House, RajdarI
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : The railhead is at Mughal Sarai (55kms) and Varanasi.
-- By air : The nearest airport is at Varanasi, 65 kms.
-- By eoad :
Nearby excursions : Varanasi
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Established in 1997,Chandra Prabha Sanctuary, a small sanctuary sprawling over an area of 78 sq. kms, is located on Naugarh and Vijaigarh hillocks in Vindhya forest range, in Chandauli district. The sanctuary, rich in varied types of flora and fauna is a feast to the eyes and a perfect treat for the nature lover.

Fauna :
The sanctuary has a rich and varied wildlife, which comprises of panther, chinkara, sambar, chital, partridge and peafowl. Leopard, hyena, jackal, wolf and 'sehi' bear can be seen roaming around in the tranquil environs of the park.

The park is a bird watchers' paradise, as one can see around 150 species of birds. The wild vegetation comprises mahua, saagun, amaltas, tendu, koraiya, ber etc
 
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