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Dachigam National Park

Dachigam National Park

Dachigam National Park

Dachigam National Park is found 22 kilometers from Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. It covers a region of 500 km2. The name of the recreation center actually means “ten towns” which could be in memory of the ten towns that were moved for its arrangement. These ten towns were living in this district before World War I the start of the mid-twentieth century. The principle door passageway is extremely near the New Theed general transport remain on either side of Darul Uloom Kousaria. Dachigam National park is situated in the Zabarwan Range of the western Himalayas. The variety in elevation is immense, running from 5500 ft to 14000 ft above mean ocean level. Because of this tremendous variety, the recreation center is separated into an uneven area. The landscape ranges from tenderly slanting meadows to sharp rough outcrops and precipices

Flora And Fauna

Dachigam is an outstanding living space for the Hangul (Kashmir Stag). They can be effectively seen in winters when they hang out in the lower valleys. Different occupants at Dachigam are Musk deer, Brown Bear, Leopards, Jungle Cats, Himalayan mountain bear, and a couple of types of wild goat-like the markhor and ibex. One can likewise recognize various uncommon winged creatures like Black Bulbuls, Cinnamon sparrows, Himalayan Monals, Kashmir Flycatcher, and Colorful fowls including the ruby tragopan, the radiant monal bird, the blood bird, and the koklass bird. Aside from this, the brilliant falcon and the whiskery vulture or lammergeier can be seen flying higher in the sky. Going to the greenery classification, Dachigam National Park is very wealthy in Wild Cherry, Pear, Plum, Peach, Apple, Apricot, Walnut, Chestnut, Oak, Willow, Poplar, Chinar, Birch, Pine, and Elm.

Attractions: The recreation center gives a characteristic natural surrounding to the imperiled Hangul or the Kashmiri stag. It is the main types of red deer to be found in India. Different endeavors are being made to spare this uncommon and wonderful species.

Nearby Places: Pahalgam, Sonamarg, Dal Lake, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Gadsar Lake, Betaab Valley, Chashm-E-Shahi, Vishansar Lake, Baltal Valley, Zoji La Pass, Krishnasar Lake, Gangabal Lake, Dastgir Sahib, Pathar Masjid, Jama Masjid, Pandrethan Temple.

Best Time to visit: In winter, Upper Dachigam is altogether out of reach and the temperatures in Lower Dachigam likewise drop wretchedly to – 100C. Between late November and early February, the territory is completely snowbound. The best time to visit is May to November. In November, you can see hangul stags with their superb tusks completely developed. A visit to Upper Dachigam is best limited to periods between May to August while March to May is perfect for winged animal viewing.

Peak Season: Months of April to October (lower part till December).

How to Reach

  • By Air: Named Sheik ul Alam Airport, Srinagar Airport is a universal air terminal. Around 22 Km from the Dachigam National Park.
  • By Rail: The closest railroad station is Jammu rail route station, around 310 Km from the Dachigam National Park.
  • By Road: Srinagar is (Nearest town) very much associated with Major Cities and Places by street organize. There is just a single street that keeps running around 10 km. inside the recreation center through the Numbal Beat in Lower Dachigam. Higher Dachigam regions are open just by walking.
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