Are you a nature lover? Do you feel the magic of the universe in the lush green grasslands and watching magnificent animals in their natural habitats? If you answered yes, let your young wild side fly free in Uttarakhand’s fantastic national parks. From spotting wildlife to walking amidst the gorgeous lush green lands, flowering plants, and trees that speak stories of the past. Whether a solo getaway, trip with the family, or a planned visit with adventurous friends, this article lists down some of the best and most amazing national parks in Uttarakhand that are a must-visit and should be added to your bucket-list! If you love to visit more places alike and best places arond you. Download the App Cushy to explore more with the Amazing Experiences
6 Amazing National Parks in Uttarakhand
Cross Paths With Tigers At Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park was built in 1936 with the sole aim of protecting the endangered Royal Bengal tigers. Today the national park is home to more than 210 tigers along with more than 650- species of local or resident and migratory birds, more than 488 types of plants and many other animals.
You can find different safaris here like the Jirhna Safari zone that is open throughout the year while others like the Bijrani, Dehla, Dhikala, Durga Devi, and Sitabani Buffer zone are closed during monsoons. Explore the mighty national park on a jeep safari, or even plan an overnight stay at the rest houses and quarters.
Rare And Exotic Flowers At Valley Of Flowers National Parks
The Valley of Flowers comes to life in the months of June all the way to October. This national park is home to more than 300 species of endemic alpine flowers. Some of the other blooming flowers include the rhododendron, Himalayan marsh orchid, Jacque Mont’s cobra lily, poppies, Brahma kamal, marigolds, and so many more. It also houses many rare and endangered animals like the snow leopards, blue sheep, Musk deer, red fox, and many more.
You can enjoy a splendid view of this National park if you choose to trek or simply fly over the Valley in the helicopter. If you wish to plan an overnight stay, you can do so by the book a homestay, government rest-in houses, or other Inns. But if you feel a little more adventurous, you can opt to stay within the camping facilities that the national park offers.
Experience Divine In The Presence Of Endangered Animals At Rajaji National Park
This national park is home to many animals like tigers, elephants, panthers, sambar deer, spotted deer, and even reptiles like king cobra, python, and monitor lizards. If you are a bird watcher, you will be able to catch glimpses of 400+ species of migratory as well as resident birds, including the Indian peafowl, Eurasian wigeon, crested kingfisher and many more. The national park offers eco-friendly cottage accommodations for you and your family.
Nanda Devi National Park
If you are up for something challenging, then this national park should be your next destination. Nanda Devi is the second-highest mountain in India and includes a lot of moderate as well as challenging treks. Enjoy the views from atop stunning mountains as the national park is home to 312 floral species, 114 bird species, and also several animals that are very rare and found only in the mountains. If you are lucky, you might even encounter a Himalayan musk deer and a snow leopard.
Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and Sanctuary
Up in the Himalayas, this National Park and Sanctuary harbor breathtaking landscapes and the snow-capped mountains, glaciers, lakes, and wildflower meadows. The diversity of the terrain makes it a home to many rare animals and more than 150 species of birds. You can even opt for trek activities, or if you wish to plan a stay, you can set camp near the Valley.
Trek the rugged mountains at Gangotri National Park
The Gangotri National Park is at an elevation of 1800 to 7000 above the sea level. This national park is made up of lush green meadows, glacier laden mountains, clean rivers, forests, and so much. It is home to 150+ bird species and exotic animals. You can enjoy these scenic views while trekking these rugged mountains and let your spirits run free!
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