Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary, located in the Terai Arc Landscape, a forest zone that stretches from Uttarakhand. It was created in 2012 and extends over an area of 269.96 square kilometres. The Wildlife Sanctuary has been a part of the Shivalik Elephant Reserve, since 2002. The sanctuary is open between the months of October and June. The Sanctuary is a famous destination among travellers for Bird watching and an amazing wildlife experience.
The sanctuary boasts thick forests of sal trees, along with more than 100 species of trees including shisham, bamboo, teak and chir pine. Over 30 species of shrubs and about 35 species of climbers and grasses have been recorded so far.
Mammals: Tiger, Wild Elephant, Leopard, Jungle Cat, Nilgai, Small Indian Civet, Jackal, Wild Boar, Flying Foxes and Sloth Bears.
Birds: Over 200 species of birds are found in the sanctuary which includes Great Pied Hornbill, Grey and Red Jungle Fowls, Partridges, Brahminy Ducks, Darters, Rosy Pelicans, Pin Tails, etc.
Reptiles: Around 15 species of reptiles can be found here.
The ideal time to visit the sanctuary is between the months of October and June.
Nearest Train Station: The closest railhead to the sanctuary is at Haldwani. From there, a cab or a taxi can be hired to reach the sanctuary.
Nearest Airport: The nearest airpot is at Pantnagar, located about 48 km away. From the airport, a taxi can be hired to reach the sanctuary.
Road Accessibility : Bus services are available which run daily between Delhi ISBT Anand Vihar bus stand and Haldwani.