Wildlife in Uttarakhand

Askot Wildlife Sanctuary

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary is located in Pithoragarh district near Askot in Uttarakhand, India at a height of 5,412 ft (1,650 m). This sanctuary has been set up primarily for conserving the Musk Deer (Moschus moschiferus) and its habitat. Intensive efforts have been initiated to conserve this rare species.

This park was established in 1986 to conserve endangered Musk Deer.

Time to visit
April to October

How to reach?

  • Nearest town is Pithoragarh which is 54 km away.


Famous for
Mammals found in this sanctuary include the Leopard, Jungle Cat, Civet Cat, Barking Deer, Serow, Goral and Brown Bear.

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