Dachigam National Park in Kashmir is a house of approximately twenty species of mammals. Attracts tourists for its unspoiled natural beauty with huge variety of flora and fauna. The wildlife of the park consists of Leopard, Himalayan marmot, Himalayan black bear, Langur, Himalayan brown bear, Musk Deer, etc. However, the most pride possession of Dachigam National Park is Hangul, endangered deer species in the country.
This National park is rich not only in flora and fauna, but is also a bird watcher’s paradise and even has a Trout fish farm. Boast of over 150 species of birds. The main ones are starling golden oriole, peregrine falcon, koklas, black bulbul, kestrel, golden eagle, grey heron, paradise flycatcher, bearded vulture, western yellow-billed blue magpie, kestrel, griffon vulture, monal, etc. If you want to enjoy the avian life during the months of September to March, visit the upper Dachigam area. Dachigam is a big natural reserve requiring the permission of the Wildlife authorities for exploration purposes. Covering almost half of the Dal Lake’s catchments area, Dachigam National Park of Kashmir offers a scintillating view of the surroundings.
Running right through the center of the Dachigam wildlife sanctuary of Kashmir, India is a stream, sourcing water from a glacier. Situated in the Srinagar District, approximately 20 km from the Distt Headquarters.