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NANDA DEVI NATIONAL PARK
District : Chamoli district in the Garhwal Division of Uttaranchal
Location : 300 kms from Delhi
Famous For : Snow Leopards
Most Famous Activity : Trekking
Endangered Species of Musk Deer in Nanda Devi National Park
|Established in :||1982.|
|To See :||Bharal, Himalayan Tahr, Serow, Goral, Snow Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Brown Bear, Leopard, Common Langur, Himalayan Musk Deer, and Brown Beer.|
|Best Time To Visit :||April to October. Raining Season Lasts from June to August.|
|Trekking Options :||One Needs to Take 23 kms Long Trekking Routes to Reach this Park.|
|Other Attractions :||114 Species of Birds, 28 Species of Butterflies.|
|Staying Options :||No Accommodation in Provided in the Park. One Has to Stay in Joshimath.|
|Getting Around :||Joshimath 23 kms, Valley of Flowers.|
|Important Distances :||Rishikesh 276 kms, Delhi 300 kms.|
|Getting There :||Air The
Nearest Airport is at Jolly Grant at Dehradun at a Distance of Around
295 km from the Nanda Devi National Park. There are Regular Flights to
Delhi from here.
Rail The Nearest Railhead is Rishikesh at a Distance of 276 km.
Road Metalled Roads are There till Joshimath from Where One has to Trek to Reach this Place. In Summers Treks to this Region are Organised.
|Inside Tip :||Maintain silence while exploring the park and make use of your Binoculars to have a clearer view of the animals. Follow the Environmental Guidelines.|
Take up wildlife tours of Uttaranchal, come to Nanada
Devi National Park and see the Most exotic wildlife that inhabit this
patch of Himalayas. Situated in the Chamoli district of Uttaranchal, this
park is encircled by five peaks. Declared as a world heritage site, this
famous wildlife sanctuary was given the special status of being a
Biosphere reserve. Due to its location at very high altitude, it is
covered with snow, most part of the year. Visit this wildlife park during
the months of April to October, and if you want to enjoy the mountain
rains then the best time is June to August.
In Nanada Devi sanctuary one can enjoy a rich diversity in the flora as well as fauna. Among the Alpines and Juniper scrubs you can site Musk Deer, Serow and Himalayan Tahr. This wildlife resort is also a great site of birding.
The major attraction of this popular wildlife hub lies in
its eco system that has many varieties of flora and fauna. This park has
remained camouflaged from the humans and have some of the best preserved
views. As it is situated among the Himalayan peaks, there is a very
diverse type of vegetation found here. Having one of the richest preserve
of of flora in the world, there are some 312 floral species here of which
17 are rare ones.
Among the fauna of the area one can try to site snow leopards. Though elusive, but there are considerable numbers of these cats. Here. Among the Bear family there are Himalayan bear and yellow leopards as well. Blue sheep, Musk Deer, Serow and Himalayan Tahr are the most commonly sighted wilds of this park.
The rich variety of Avifuna can be judged on the fact that 114 species of birds home Nanda Devi National Park. Bird sighting is best during the May to June, as then the number of birds increase further. Some of the birds that one can see are Black Tit, yellow-bellied Fantail Flycatcher, orange-flanked Bush Robin, blue fronted Redstart, Indian Tree Pipit, Vinaceous Breasted Pipit , Common Rosefinch and Nutcracker. To add to the attraction further, there are some 28 varieties of butterflies here.
Tourists Indulge in Trekking to Reach Nanda Devi National Park
Although Nanda Devi is bereaved of any safari option, but one can definitely enjoy the trekking routes. The pleasant weather during the summers, invites a lot of tourist to indulge in this sport. This park can be reached only by taking up treks from Joshimath. Trekking is also the best way to sight the most elusive beings.
The nearest airport to reach Nanda Devi National Park in
Uttaranchal is Jolly Grant, near Dehradun (295 kms). Regular flights from
Delhi and other metros ply between these terminals. To come to Nanda Devi
wildlife sanctuary, the nearest railhead is at Rishikesh. This town is
merely 276 kms from this park and well linked rail tracks connect these
areas to the rest of the world.
To reach via roadways, one have to reach Joshimath, connected with well metaled roads. From here, the tourists needs to undertake a long and strenuous trek to reach the Nanda Devi National Park.
Top 5 Reasons To Visit Nanda Devi Park
The Highest National Park in Uttaranchal
Catch a Glimpse of the Snow Leopard
The Bird Attraction in Nanda Devi Sanctuary
The Joy of Trekking for Wilds
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