Located at a distance of 65 kms from Dharamshala, in Kangra district, the Pong Lake Sanctuary is covered by mountain ranges all over. Occupying a total area of 9,675 square kms, the sanctuary is at its best during October to February.
Around 220 species of birds belonging to 54 families take shelter here. Many of them migrate over long distances to come here. The animals that can be found at the sanctuary are Nilgai, Sambar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Clawless Otter and Leopard.
As far as Pong Lake Wild life Sanctuary is concerned, it is located very close to famous hill station and city of Dharamshala in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. The most beautiful sanctuary is only 65 km from Dharamshala with areas of 9675 square kilometer. Like other renowned sanctuaries and national parks in Himachal Pradesh, Pong Lake sanctuary is also known for dense forests and having around 220 species of birds belonging to 54 families who take shelter in Pong Lake sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh. The most happening sanctuaries is the perfect destination to explore Nilgai, Sambar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Clawless Otter and Leopard.
In addition to this, Pong Lake sanctuary is also a home to different 27 varieties of fish that live in Pong Lake that is also the main attraction of the sanctuary. For those who love to explore birds in their natural habitants, Pong Lake sanctuary is a must see site for them. What makes it more attractive is the thick and healthy vegetation that swamp in the placid lake of this sanctuary and keep tourists enticed for a long time.