Dachigam is famous for Dachigam National Park which is located at a distance of 22 kms from Srinagar. The name means ‘ten villages’, as ten villages were relocated to make this park. This park is haven for number of species of flora and fauna. In this park one can often spot Thick-coated grey langur's, Himalayan black bears, and leopard cats. The avian population such as Black bulbuls, Cinaamon sparrows, Monal pheasant, Wood Peckers, Babblers etc. can be seen in abundance here. Upper meadows of the park are covered with blue poppy flowers and make the view more spectacular.
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FAQs of Dachigam
Ques: Where is Dachigam located?
Ans: Dachigam is located at a distance of 22 kms from Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir).
Ques: Why Dachigam is famous?
Ans: Dachigam is famous for Dachigam National Park and this park is best known as the home of the hangul, or Kashmir stag.
Ques: What kind of Vehicle are allowed for Safari in Dachigam National Park?
Ans: Motor vehicles are not allowed inside the Dachigam National Park only option is that you have to hire golf cart to visit Jungle.
Ques: Is there is any Airport / Railway Station in Dachigam?
Ans: Srinagar airport is the nearest airport which is located at a distance of 22 km and nearest railway station is in Jammu which is approx. 310 km.
Ques: How we can reach Dachigam?
Ans: It is about 22 km from Srinagar and someone can hire taxi from Srinagar to reach Dachigam.
Ques: Do we need special permission / permit to visit Dachigam National Park?
Ans: There is no special permission or permit require to visit Dachigam National Park – However you need to take entry pass from wild life office near Dal Lake – Srinagar.
Ques: Best time to visit Dachigam National Park?
Ans: Dachigam National Park is open throughout the year, the best time to visit is from April to October.
Ques: How many days require to visit Dachigam National Park?
Ans: One day is enough for Dachigam National Park you can go for the excursion from Srinagar.
Ques: Is there is any accommodation available in Dachigam?
Ans: Yes, there is few stay options available and the Wildlife Warden’s Office rarely issues permit necessary to stay. Better to stay in Srinagar where you have plenty of options for Accommodation from Hotel to Houseboat.
Ques: Do we need to trek to reach Dachigam National Park? Or its accessible by Road?
Ans: You can reach Dachigam National Park by car and after parking the car you have to hire the golf cart to explore the national park.
Ques: Tourist places which I can visit along with Dachigam National Park?
Ans: You can visit Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonmarg etc. – please go through the below suggested program for more information.