Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated on the banks of River Ujh, Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of 10 sq km. Rich in flora and fauna, the sanctuary is a natural habitat for a variety of mammals such as cheetal, wild boar , rhesus monkey and others, with cheetal or axis deer being its main attractions. The sanctuary is dominated by bamboo plantations and its shrub associates. The area also houses migratory birds along with peafowl, red jungle fowl, jungle bush quail, green pigeon and blue rock pigeon. The best time to visit for those interested in migratory birds is from March to May and for those interested in mammals is from September to March. It is advisable to carry trekking shoes and raincoat during spring and summer.

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