Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary


Dachigam wildlife sanctuary is considered as one of the most beautiful wild life reserve in India. It is situated 22 kms from Srinagar. It is most famous for the hangul, or the Kashmir stag.

Birds commonly seen:

Cinnamon sparrow, Black bulbul, Himalayan monal, Golden oriole, Minivet, Pygmy owlet, Woodpecker, Babbler, Koklass pheasant, Chough, Orange bullfinch, Kashmir flycatcher, Tytler’s leaf warbler, Streaked laughing thrush, Himalayan ruby throat, Wall creeper, Black-and-yellow grosbeak, Himalayan griffon vulture, Bearded vulture, Red-billed blue magpie, Titmouse etc.

These are just to name a few…

Nearest airport:

Srinagar (32 kms)

Nearest railway station:

Jammu (315 kms)

Nearest bus station:

The sanctuary is 22 kms from Srinagar which is easily accessible.


5:30 am to 6:30 pm (All 7 days of week)

Best time to visit:

March to August and September to December

Phone number:

095607 88884

To book your tour for this destination click here..

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