Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary in Jammu

Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary Overview

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Named after its namesake village near Jammu, Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary is a serene wildlife haven that is home to several endangered animals and avian species. Sprawling across an expanse of 33.24 sq km, this reserve is covered with dense forestation of fir and pine trees.

This wildlife sanctuary boasts of a huge population of pheasants, which are facing extinction in present times. About eight different species of mammals inhabit this forested region, which include leopard, wild boar, grey langur, bharal and rhesus monkey.

Birds like Indian mynah, cheer pheasant, red junglefowl, Indian peafowl, blue rock pigeon and chakor flock here in large numbers, making it a favourite haunt of birdwatchers and ornithologists. With its dense woods and rich wildlife, Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary thrives as a wonderful destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.

  • Opening Closing Time 6 am to 5 pm (Summer) and 7 am to 5 pm (Winter)

  • Photo Opp

    The verdant landscapes of Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary incites every visitor to click pictures. Capturing photos of the rare and common animals in all their wilderness is an event not to be missed.
  • For Kids

    For kids, Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary is a wonderful place to visit. A trip to this park would definitely enlighten kids about the varied flora and fauna of the northernmost state of India – Jammu and Kashmir.

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Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary, Jammu, 180001, Jammu and Kashmir