sanctuary is situated at Renuka, which is an excursion
from Nahan. Renuka Lake and the temples attract a large
number of people from hills and plains. Forests and the
catchment of the lake add to its beauty and attraction.
Renuka Sanctuary also adds much to the ambience of the
place. It is home to a large number of animals including
Asiatic lions, spotted deer, lion tailed macaques,
peacocks, nilgai or large grey Indian antelope, barking
deer and Himalayan black bears.
the place flutter thousands of gorgeous butterflies.
There's a small aviary here, which houses a variety of
waterbirds, red jungle fowl, black pheasant and peacock.
the zoo is a big lion safari and the Department of
Forest provides an armoured van which enters the large
enclosures allowing a closer glimpse of at least two
dozen well-bred lions. A tourist bungalow and cafeteria
cater to visitors.
every hour or so a bus from Nahan goes to Dadahu, from
where you can walk for about 40 minutes to the lake.
Some buses continue to the lake though