India has some of the highest and lofty mountain ranges in the world. These
mountain ranges offer some of the most spectacular landscapes and habitats
in the world. The varied altitudes and ranges presents varied floras from
tropical and sub tropical forests of the Himalayan foothills, the temperate
types of the higher lands, to the high altitude deserts of Kashmir and
Himachal Pradesh. The western and eastern sectors of the majestic Himalayan
mountains have contrasting variances in vegetation and wildlife. With
diverse habitats, animals and birds stock in the Himalayan wilds is diverse
too. Explore the wilderness in remote mountain ranges of India and know more
about the wilds in the mountains of India.
Major Locations :
Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pardesh,
, Sikkim, West
Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
Major Wildlife Reserves :
Corbett National Park, Namdhpha National
Park, The Great Himalayan National Park, Royal Chitwan National Park.
Best Time To Visit :
Round the Year. Generally the state of Jammu &
Kashmir is too cold during the winters.
Travel Tips :
Consult your doctor before leaving for your
destination. Be aware of your travel requirements. Get informred about the
destination you are going to visit.
Venture in the Mountains
Some Wildlife Sites in the Indian Mountains :
National Park, Uttaranchal
Corbett National Park is one of India's first and finest national park
situated along the banks of the river Ramganga, in the foothills of the
Himalayas. A well-conserved wild habitat, Corbett provides a memorable
experience to a nature lover. Corbett is most famous for its large cats, and
in particular the Tiger - this was the first designated Project Tiger
Reserve, in 1973 - but its Tigers are extremely elusive. Corbet holds a
great assortment of other animals. Large Elephant herds have been reserved
within its boundaries since the construction of the Ramganga Reservoir
blocked migratory routes that previously ranged as far as rajaji National
Park, 200-km west.
Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh
The National Park with an area of 620 sq km is caved out of the fantastic
mountain terrain of the Kullu District and has the representative area of
temperate and alpine forests of Himachal. It is also one of the largest
protected area of the state. Among the animals found in this part of the
Western Himalayas are Musk Deer, Ghoral, Thar, Bharal, Serow, Brown Bear,
Leopard and Snow Leopard. Bird life includes a variety of colourful
Pheasants- Monal, Khalij, Cheer and Tragopan.
Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh
The beautiful forests possess great biodiversity of flora and fauna.
Namdapha is Botanist's dream and there is a lot still to be discovered. The
park presents a great bio diversity of flora and fauna. The lush green under
growths are thick and networked like cobwebs of canes, bamboos, wild bananas
and variety of vegetations The grandeur of the wet tropical rain forest is a
breeding ground for varieties of animals and birds which is notable and
worth seeing. There are more than 150 timber species here. Namdapha is a
store house of numerous floras and orchids, which are rarely found elsewhere
in the world. If you are a wild lover of orchids then this is the best
option for you. The diverse vegetations and habitats of Namdapha grooms
diverse species of animals and birds. It is only park in the World to have
the four Feline species of big cat namely the Tiger, Leopard Snow Leopard
(Panthera Uncia) and Clouded Leopard and numbers of Lesser cats.
National Park, Nepal
Royal Chitwan National Park is Nepals first and most famous national
park is situated in the Chitwan Doon or the lowlands of the inner Terai.
Covering an area of 932-sq-kms the park includes hilly areas of the Shiwalik
range covered by deciduous Sal forest. A fifth of the park is made up of the
floodplains of the Narayani, Rapti and the Reu Rivers and is covered by
dense tall Elephant grass interspersed with revenine forests of silk cotton
(Kapok), Acacia and Sisam trees.
This ecologically diverse area is the last remaining home in Nepal for more
than 300 of the endangered Asian one-horned rhinos and harbours one of the
largest populations of the elusive and rare Royal Bengal Tiger. Besides
Rhino and Tiger, Chitwan also support a great variety of flora and fauna.
There are four species of Deer, including the Spotted Chittal, Leopard,
Sloth Bear, Wild Dog, Small Wild Cats, the white stockinged Gaur (worlds
largest wild cattle) and many other smaller animals.
Hemis High Altitude National Park, Jammu & Kashmir
Hemis is a high altitude confined area that was created in the year 1981,
in the eastern part of the cold desert of Ladakh in the state of Jammu &
Kashmir, for the conservation and protection of its unique variety of flora
National Park, Jammu & Kashmir
Dachigam National Park is the best known of all the sanctuaries present in
the state of Jammu & Kashmir in the extreme north of India. Formerly, an
exclusive hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Kashmir, it was declared a
national park in the year 1951, due to a strictly imposed conservation
programme, to preserve the Hangul population or the Kashmiri Stag.
National Park , Uttar Pradesh
Located in the district of Lakhimpur along the Indo-Nepal border, the
Dudhwa National Park is popular as a Tiger Reserve. Another prime attraction
of this wild reserve is the Barasingha or the Swamp Deer, found in the
southwest and southeast region of the park.
Kishtwar High Altitude National Park, Jammu & Kashmir
Kishtwar High Altitude National Park in Jammu is interesting for the marked
variations in topography and vegetation that occur here. the park contains
15 mammal species including the Musk Deer, Markhor, Hangul, Langur, Leopard
and Himalayan Black and Brown Bear.
Govind Sagar Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh
A famous reservoir of Himachal Pradesh, Govind Sagar Sanctuary is an
anglers paradise. If you are a keen lover of fishing and angling then this
place will provide you the best laid back hours to relax in and catching
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Jammu & Kashmir
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve is renown for sheltering several rare and
endangered species such as the musk deer, and a rich and varied avifauna.
The area is rich in vegetation with dominant forest consisting of conifers,
which account for over 90%.
Mountain ranges of India are some of the best options around the world for
vacationing, as they offer full length of opportunities for its visitors and
tourists. Besides roaming in the wildlife sanctuaries near the majestic
mountain ranges of India, you can also indulge in some mountainous
activities, you would fantasize. The lofty Himalayan mountains of India set
in the northern part presents some excellent mountain sports for its
tourists. You can try your hand in mountaineering, trekking, skiing,
skating, rock climbing, snow climbing, etc. All the destinations offer some
very good institution, which are engaged in educating the visitors and
adventure lovers in their sport.
Most of the mountain wildlife sites are set in the remote destination,
hence you may not find a direct transportation for any of the above given
wildlife parks, though all are easily accessible. The language and food may
be a problem at these sites. Only the educated one can speak English in
India and only the luxurious hotels offer all categories of cuisine. The
terrains are rugged at these sites and the climate is too cold during the
Don't get into any unknown or illegal activity. Do not try to disturb the
local culture and local atmosphere. Try to be well informed about the routes
and the place you are going to visit. Contact us when and where needed,
while on a wildlife India Tour.
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