Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary


The Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Kashmir, Jammu, and Kashmir. The sanctuary is situated northwards of the village Jasrota. The sanctuary is full of lush green plains where a large number of birds and animals live. Axis deer are the most remarkable among them and are common throughout the park and are found in large concentrations. A large variety of mammals are living in the sanctuary and some of them are cheetal, Barking deer, wild boar, and rhesus monkey. Besides this, a large variety of birds are also living in this wildlife sanctuary like red jungle fowl, green pigeon, and blue rock pigeon. The best season for bird viewing is March to May and mammal viewing is September to March. Besides these things, the sanctuary is also good for trekking. People who are desirous of wildlife and trekking can visit this place for a memorable experience.

Ideal for: Family and friends Ideal trip duration: 2-3 hours Location: Jasrota, Kathua, NH1A, 184144 Jammu and Kashmir Best time to visit: March to May How to reach: By road transport