The sanctuary has developed as a bird watching heaven and is a home to a wide variety of birds such as White Capped Water Redstart and Red Billed Blue Magpie to name a few. The popular tourist spots near the BENOG Wildlife Sanctuary are the HATHIPAON Estate and cloud’s end. BENOG Wildlife Sanctuary a part of RAJAJI NATIONAL PARK is located about 11 km from Library Point in the ‘Queen of Hills’. One can also admire an eye-captivating view of the snow-clad CHAUKHAMBA and Bandar punch peaks from here. It is closely encircling by the benedictory pines, old cedar trees, and medicinal plants that grow in abundance in this area.
It is famous for being a home to the infinite colourful birds, one can spot the White Capped Water Redstart, the Red Billed Blue Magpie, and the mountain quails.
The commonly found animal species found in this sanctuary are the Himalayan goat, panther, leopard, deer, and bear. Being nestled in the exotic hills of MUSSOORIE, the sanctuary offers refreshing views of the natural vistas and a truly magical view of the sunrise and sunset.
By Air: The nearest airport is JOLLY GRANT ROAD situated at a distance of 60 km from MUSSOORIE.
By Rail: DEHRADHUN railway station is the nearest railway station located about 30 km from MUSSOORIE.
By Road: The BENOG Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 11 km from the Library Point in MUSSOORIE and one can get by state-owned buses or private buses from ISBT Kashmiri gate, NEW DELHI.