You probably must have visited
numerous tourist destinations that required one or even two
full days to explore. Well, do you want to visit a destination
that requires two visits in two different seasons for complete
exploration? If yes, then make sure you visit the Dachigam
National Park about 14 miles from the capital of Jammu and
Kashmir. The park is situated at an altitude that ranges from
5500 feet to 14000 feet.
This means that the upper region can be explored
only during the summer while the lower reason will be cool and beautiful
primarily in the winter season. Of course, you can always plan a
combined trip in summer and visit the lower as well as upper region.
However, if you want to do it properly, you ought to visit the Dachigam
National Park twice in a single year to enjoy all that it has to
One of its biggest attractions is the presence
of a rivulet that receives water throughout the year from a glacier.
Where else will you find a national park with a water source fed
by a glacier?
The state government has imposed restrictions on
access to the national park. Hence, you should be prepared to complete
the necessary formalities to ensure easy access. The national park
is host to numerous animals like the black bear, musk deer and leopards.
You can also view numerous migratory birds and
fish in the park. The park is close enough to the capital for a
few day trips. Make sure you are allocate sufficient time if you
love wildlife and are interested in exploring the park completely
before quitting the state.