Shimla Water Catchment SanctuaryCurrently Closed
Erstwhile the property of the famous Rana of Koti, the Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary is today the source of water supply in all of Shimla. It is one of the most secluded areas in Shimla spreading over amplitude of 10.25 sq. km. The plantations in the area include of coniferous forests that house White Oak, Deodar trees, Vascular Herbs, Chill Pine and Blue Pine in huge amount.
Moreover with the highest density of the Koklas peasants in the state, the place has gained wide popularity lately.
Watch out for the variety of fauna including Leopard, Rhesus Macaque, Barking Deer, Pine Martin, Musk Deer, Himalayan Yellow Throated Porcupine, Goral, Indian Sambar, Kashmir flying Squirrel and common Langur. The place offers bewildering range and is must visit for nature lovers.
- Students have a entry fee of INR 10.
- Camera and shooting videos has applied charges.
- Roaming around in personal vehicles has separate charges.
- Bicycles are available on rent.
- Rs. 25 per person
- Rs. 200 per vehicle
- You can reach by a rented Car or a Bicycle.
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66.65% of people who visit Shimla include Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
47.37% of people start their Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary
93.13% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary
you can do cycling here go for a long evening or morning walk. It is very quiet place to the energize yourself
Nice place to enjoy beauty of nature. Its in amidst of deodar and oak forest. It is the lifeline of Shimla. There is cycling facility available.
Nice place to visit with friends though permission from forest department is required to visit it
Best place for those who in reality love nature n realize the blessings of mother nature
If u r caming to Visit Shimla I will definitely recommend u this place to visit