One of the biggest attractions that our country extends to international and domestic travellers is: varied and rich wildlife. Boastful of a diverse terrain – from the Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean coastline, exotic flora and rare fauna truly add to a notable must-visit list for tourists.
In our India Page today, make note of leading national parks and ecological reserves that are open this season. Take your kids along for a fun-filled safari to spot wild animals and stay over at an eco-friendly resort inside a national park. Guided treks (which may last for a few days) can be taken to witness nature’s awe-inspiring peaks, animals and flora inside the national parks. Ready?
There is always a pleasant surprise awaiting you in the Himalayan region. Be it wildlife, flora or fauna, rare and exotic delights dot this region, much to an explorer’s joy.
Not many people know that there are five national parks in this region and many smaller ecological reserves. With an intention to protect the wildlife here, plan ecologically-conscious vacations that can spread awareness and also kick-in child-like curiosity instantly.
Top 5 Himalayan wildlife reserves
1. The Hemis National Park (the famed Snow Leopard Trek takes place here). This high altitude national park lies in the eastern Ladakh region.
2. The Great Himalayan National Park, known for the mountain goat (bharal, goral and serow) that can climb vertical slopes effortlessly.
3. The Valley of Flowers National Park, it is here in UNESCO World Heritage site where the popular Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Trek takes pl ..
4. The Khangchendzonga National Park is a rich precinct where you can spot the musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan Tahr, sloth bear, civet, Himalayan black bear, red panda, Tibetan wild ass and Himalayan blue sheep. The Dzongri Goecha la Trek takes travellers on a guided trip to the Khangchendzonga National Park.
5. The Namdapha National Park in Arunachal Pradesh is home to four of the great cat family members – tiger, leopard, snow leopard and clouded leopard. It houses more than. 2000 species of plants and is also a haven to several species of mammals, reptiles and birds.
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