Mangar is a forest area grove on the Gurgaon- Faridabad highway. The forest is located at the edge of the Aravali’s, India’s oldest mountain range. They are considered to be the last stretch of unfragmented habitat for wildlife in this area. Mangar Bani valley is a verdant, breathtakingly beautiful forest grove. It harbours rich flora and fauna, and a captivating natural ambience. Revered by the locals and protected through strictures on wood-cutting and grazing. It has about 6 lakh trees, in an area of 677 acres.
The valley has tremendous historic significance. Mangar Bani is one place in the Indian sub continent that has remained untouched by rulers over centuries, including the colonial rule. The compelling geographical boundaries ensured this sacred forest remained nestled peacefully in nature’s lap for years.