Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctaury
: 42-km From Jammu, J&K
Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Leopard
Best Time To Visit
September To March
- March To May
Named for the two lakes on every corner of it, this sanctuary comprises an region of 98.82-sq-kms and supports a mammal population of 8 type including Goral, Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Leopard and 15 kind of birds. There is a multitude of birds found in the sanctuary, which includes Black Partridge, Red Jungle Fowl, Peafowl, Grey Partridge, Green Pigeon, Blue Rock Pigeon, and Rufus Turtle Dove.
The mixed scrub forest cover of the sanctuary region comprises mainly of broad-leaved species, which are mixed with stands of Pinus Gerardiana. The common broad-leaved species are Mallotus Phillipensis, Dalbergia Sissii, Ficus Religiosa, and Bahunia Variegata.
HOW TO GET THERE
Air: Nearest airport is Jammu (58-km).
Rail: Nearest railhead is Jammu (56-km).
Road: Regular buses ply from Jammu, which is at a distance of 42-km from the sanctuary.
FOR RESERVATIONS CONTACT
The Regional Wildlife Warden, Jammu Region
Near Jammu, Ashok Hotel Manda (Ramnagar) Jammu, (Jammu and Kashmir)