The exquisite greenery and the presence of wild mountain animals make the Manali Wildlife Sanctuary one of the must see destinations in Manali. This amazing sanctuary is located about two kilometers away from the main town and is spread over 3,180 hectares of land. Established in the year 1954, the Manali Wildlife Sanctuary includes animals like the Himalayan Black Bear, Musk Deer, Flying Fox, Stripped Hyena, Himalayan Tahr, Indian Hare, Barking Deer, Palm Civet, Serows, Himalayan Yellow Throated Martens, and Kashmir Flying Squirrels. Endangered animals like leopards, Brown Bears, and Goral can also be seen here. The rich forest of this Manali sanctuary is covered with trees like Deodar, Horse Chestnut, Kail, Maple, and Walnut. The best time to visit this marvelous place is during winter, when the surroundings are livelier and more enjoyable.