Overa-Aru Wildlife Sanctuary


The Overa-Aru Wildlife Sanctuary is situated near Pahalgam, one of the districts in Jammu and Kashmir. The sanctuary is spread in a wide area and it covers more than 500 sq. km. Those who are planning to visit this place can visit the mountains in this area, and if we talk about the height of those peaks then they are up to 5,400 m. The sanctuary is home to rare and endangered species such as the musk deer, brown bear and snow leopard. These species are conserved by the state and the central government. Tourists from different parts of the country visit his place for the sight of such beautiful and exotic species of birds and animals. If you are planning to visit Kashmir, then you must visit this wildlife sanctuary for the everlasting experience.

Ideal for: Family and friends Ideal trip duration: 2-4 hours Location: Forest Block, Jammu and Kashmir 192126 Best time to visit: May to August How to reach: By road transport