Kashmir is one among those holiday spots that provide different themes for vacations. It is mainly supposed to be perfect romantic getaways for couples and honeymooners. However, Kashmir has a lot to offer being as an adventurous holiday spot. It is also a suitable place for a pilgrim of Amarnath. Kashmir too has relatively a diverse wildlife, an important facet that is often ignored by the tourists here. Kashmir wildlife is one of the major attractions of the valley. Rich and exotic wildlife of Kashmir valley are surviving due to the Himalayas that is a home to some of the rarest species of birds and animals. The land boasts of a variety of geographical regions and enjoys pleasant weathers leading to the inhibition of an unusual wildlife in the region. Explore the places in Kashmir where you can experience wildlife.
Dachigam National Park
Rich in fauna and a home to twenty species of mammals, Dachigam National Park is situated in the Srinagar District. The park covers almost half of the Dal Lake’s catchment area and enjoys a dazzling view of the surroundings. The wildlife of the park boasts of leopard, marmot, black bear, langur, Himalayan brown bear, musk deer and many more. The park also boats of more than 150 species of birds that are rarely found in any other part of India. With more than 50 species of trees, 20 of shrubs and 500 species of herbs, the park turns into an ideal place for enjoying wildlife in Kashmir. It features the endangered species of deer, Hangul. To meet with these rare animals, visit Srinagar and indulge into the most beautiful experience of life.
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve
Situated at the southwest of Srinagar, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve is a home to a number of rare and exotic species animals. With rich flora and fauna, it appeals a number of the tourists of Kashmir. Most part of the park has the governance of rich greenery due to the spread of the vegetation. Along with some of the endangered and sheltered species of animals and birds inhabit, it also features different varieties of herbs and shrubs. The rich wildlife consists of Black Bear, Brown Bear, Serow, Leopard, Musk Deer, Hangul, Leopard and Red Fox.
Overa Wildlife Sanctuary
Situated in the southeast of Srinagar, Overa Wildlife Sanctuary is a home to some of the exotic, endangered and protected species of birds and animals. The sanctuary has all the features of mesmerizing landscapes, grass-clad hills and stunning valleys. It is a home to several birds and animals. The sanctuary has some mixed and outstanding species of pheasants. Few of those are the Himalayan snowcock, monal, chukar and Koklas. It houses 13 species of animals and 80 species of birds.
Overa Aru Biosphere Reserve
With presence of a number of species of unusual and protected species, Overa Aru Biosphere Reserve turns into a perfect appeal for the visitors of the Kashmir. Situated at the southeast of Srinagar, the biosphere reserve is rich in rare animals and avian life. The special inhabitants of the reserve are Brown Bear, Hangul, Leopard, Musk Deer, Snow Cock, Monal and Koklas. There are various different species of birds that can be spotted in this reserve.
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