Location: 6-km. From Jammu, J&K
Coverage Area: 31.50-sq-kms
Main Attraction: Neelgai,
Best Time To Visit: Mammal
Viewing - September To March
Bird Viewing - March To May
Situated only 6-km away
from, Jammu city, this sanctuary occupies an area of
31.50-sq-kms. The sanctuary area sustains 8 mammal species
including Nilgai and Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Rhesus Monkey,
etc. The sanctuary supports 15 species of birds including Indian
Mynah, Blue Rock Pigeon, Peafowl, Red Jungle Fowl, Jungle Crow,
Golden Oriole, and White Cheeked Bulbul.
Best season for mammal
viewing is from the months of September to March and for bird
viewing, March to May.
HOW TO GET THERE
Airport Is Jammu (8-km).
Rail: Nearest Railhead is Jammu (6-km).
Road: Regular buses ply from Jammu to the sanctuary.
WHERE TO STAY
Within the sanctuary
there is a two-bedroom hut for overnight stay.
FOR MORE TOURIST
For passes contact the
Regional Wildlife Warden, Jammu (near, Jammu Ashok Hotel)
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