Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions renowned for offering natural habitat to rare Kashmir stag Hangul and black and brown bears. Surrounded by mountains and beautiful flora, the sanctuary sprawls across an area of around 141 sq. km. Situated at an average altitude ranging from 5,500 to 14,000 ft above sea level, the sanctuary was declared as a National Park in 1951.Being a home to flora and fauna of the Himalayan range, the national park is divided into two sectors of Dachigam, including the lower and the upper Dachigam. A wide variety of vegetation is present in the sanctuary including grassland, rain forest, coniferous forest and broad leaved woodland. Dotted with bare rock faces and alpine pastures, the national park is a home to the most endangered species of red deer.Apart from leopards, yellow throated marten, jackal, hill fox, wild boar, Himalayan griffon, long tailed blue magpie and Himalayan weasel can also be sighted inside the park. Besides flora and fauna, the national park is also home to avifauna species like crimson tapogan, blood pheasant, golden eagle and bearded vultures.Tourists can visit this site throughout the year although special permit from the chief wildlife warden is required for entering into the park.
Near Harwan Mughal Garden, Dachigam Road, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 191202
9 Nights / 10 Days
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