Jan 29

Maenama Wildlife Sanctuary

Maenama Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1987, covers an area of around 35 km², in South Sikkim” India” The literal meaning of Manama-la is “treasure-house of medicines”, and the flora of the sanctuary is rich in a number of plants of medicinal value, The first wildlife sky walk of India will be coming up in Maenam wildlife sanctuary, Sikkim. The State Government of Sikkim proposed to construct 22 km rope-way from Maenam sanctuary to sky walk which would be built on edge of Bhalleydhunga steep face. This will also have rain shelter as well as public conveniences. Maenam wildlife sanctuary in Sikkim is 65 km south from Gangtok, the capital of the state. It is a popular tourist destination as well. The environment ministry too has approved the proposal of Sikkim government for the first wildlife sky walk of India proposal that would cost 500 crore Rupees. This sky walk would be like the one in Grand Canyon in North America.

Yet another reason to come and see the Hidden Paradise that is Sikkim.

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