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Maharana Pratap Sagar Sanctuary

Overview: The Maharana Pratap Sagar Sanctuary is commonly called as the Pong dam. The reservoir has been converted to a Bird sanctuary. The reservoir dam is 42 kms in length and 2 kms in width on the Beas River. The Mahrana Pratap Sagar Sanctuary place is now a wildlife sanctuary covering an area of about 45,000 hectares. More than 200 species of migratory find there way to this Sanctuary. The reservoir was declared as a bird sanctuary in 1983.The Maharana Pratap Sagar Sanctuary is near the places like Masroor, patrhankot and nurpur. The nearest railway station is Muskerian which is about 30 kms from here. Gaggal is the nearest airport that lies at a distance of 40 kms. 27 species and sub species of fishes have been spotted in the sanctuary s lake. The Directorate of Mountaineering and Allied sports have a branch here. The other activities in Mahrana Pratap Sagar Sanctuary include swimming, water skiing, surfing, rowing, and sailing. The HPTDC provides the necessary equipments such as scuba diving gear, boats and surf boards. Accommodation is worry free with a host at the guest houses, forest and PWD rest houses in the vicinity. Tours assists you with information about Maharana Pratap Sagar Sanctuary Tour.