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Govind Pashu Vihar Sanctuary Uttarakhand

Discussion in 'Wildlife and National Parks' started by ChaiNashta, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. ChaiNashta

    ChaiNashta Active Member

    Govind Pashu Vihar sanctuary is situated in the northern Uttarakhand state of India. The wildlife park is dominantly mountainous region and therefore offers a grand opportunity to explore the Himalayan wildlife by means of trekking. The park area is little less than 1000 sq km and is designated as a special zone in terms of wildlife habitat. The Snow Leopard Project initiated by the Govt of India is conducted at Govind Pashu Vihar. The park is also home to the last breed of Bearded Vulture a vital ecological catalyst.

    Visit to Govind Pashu Vihar sanctuary is possible through backpack trekking only, as the entire park region is mountainous. When you venture into Govind Pashu Vihar sanctuary you are exposed to the magical world of Himalayas. The regions amass with flora and fauna and famous for its diverse range of flowers. During the monsoon season in India – between June-end till mid-August – you can witness the most amazing display of wild flowers of myriad kinds and colors. Potentilla, Snake Lily, Alpine-touch-me-not, the Giant Bellflower and Brahmkamal are some of Himalyan wildflower species that you will witness while trekking through the sanctuary region.

    The Har Ki Dun trek is a popular destination that lures nature lovers from all over the world. It is medium category trek and you will get an opportunity to encounter Himalayan wildlife like Leopard, Himalayan Black Bears amongst the more prominent ones. Snow Leopards are rare but can be witnessed if the touring party has the patience and supreme skills of mountains guides that our company offers. We are amongst the selected few companies in the world that organize Snow Leopard expeditions in Indian Himalayas. The trek to the pristine Ruinsara tal lake and the isolated Baraadsar lake are unlike any in the world.

    Although mostly unknown to the outside world Govind Pashu is a crucial asset in our biodiversity.

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