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Katarniaghat Sanctuary

 
   Introduction
Spread over an area of 400 sq. kms near the Nepal border, this little known sanctuary was established in 1976. Tiger, leopard, swamp deer, blackbuck, chital, barking deer, sambar, nilgai, sloth bear and wild boar are some of the inhabitants of the sanctuary. Gharial and magar can be found in the Girwa river and its tributaries.
 
   How to Get There :
Air : Lucknow is the adjacent air-strip.
 
Rail : Bichhiya is the nearest railhead.
 
Road : Katarniaghat is connected by road to various parts of the state. It is 205 kms from Lucknow and 44 kms from Mihinpurwa.
 
Places To Stay :Forest Rest Houses are available for accommodation at Katarniaghat, Nishangara, Dharamapur and Murtiha.
 
 
 
 
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