Guide about Himalayan National Park
The Great Himalayan National Park Himachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful places. It is situated in the Seraj Forest division about 60km from Kullu. The place is full of freshness breathing. The park covers all over an area of 754 square kilometers. It was built in 1984 and started as a National Park in 1999. The UNESCO World Heritage site of GHNP for trekking. The trekking begins from a small town Gushaini in Tirthan Valley. Flowing, beautiful backwater side by the trekkers. Most people take a taxi from the starting point of the trek to the Gushaini. Today book your Himachal Tour Packages at Getz Destinations Tour & Travels.
How to reach Great Himalayan National Park
By Air – Himalayan National Park nearest airport is Bhuntar in Kullu. It is 60 km away from the National Park. You can take a direct flight from Delhi to reach the Bhuntar airport.
By Rail – The nearest rail station to Himalayan National Park is Joginder Nagar. Located near Manali at about at distance 143 km. Trains are available from Delhi and Chandigarh to operate towards the Joginder Nagar Station.
By Road – Buses directly run from Kullu on NH21 via Aut. There is no direct way to the park after reaching Gushaini. You need to take an easterly divergent from out towards the Kullu – Manali highway. The further road links to Beas River into the Banjar Valley. Several other private buses run towards Aut. After reaching Banjar, hire the next bus or taxi to move towards the Tirthan Valley.
The Great Himalayan National Park has four routes from moderate to difficult trekking routes. Himalayan biodiversity consists of twenty – five forest type rich fauna species. The Himalayan National Park has four valleys, including Tirthan, Jwar Nala, Sainj & Parvati provide moderate treks. All the species fauna include mammals, reptiles, molluscs, insects, and birds. They all are being safeguarded under the Protection Act of Wildlife in 1972. Featuring more than 100 plant species of pine, chestnut, spruces to junipers and alpine herbs. It includes species like brown bear, musk deer, thar, coral, snow leopard, bharal, manuals, colas and other. You can discover more than 181 species of birds here. It has rich vegetation of flora & fauna. Consists about 832 plant species include 74 species of amphibians, 218 of fishes, 149 of reptiles, 528 of birds and 241 species of mammals. The Great Himalayan National Park consists of over 160 villages.