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Visit Great Himalayan National Park

The mighty Himalayas is a kaleidoscopic show of snow-capped mountains, hilly terrains, enchanting locales along with indigenous flora and rare fauna, all of nature sketched in one rolling canvas stroke. A rich biodiversity awaits all nature-lovers. Situated in the Serai Forest Division of Bhuntar, Kullu, the Great Himalayan National Park is ever ready to surprise you, enchant you, thrill you and to give you a trip worth a lifetime.

The mighty Himalayas is a kaleidoscopic show of snow-capped mountains, hilly terrains, enchanting locales along with indigenous flora and rare fauna, all of nature sketched in one rolling canvas stroke. A rich biodiversity awaits all nature-lovers. Situated in the Serai Forest Division of Bhuntar, Kullu, the Great Himalayan National Park is ever ready to surprise you, enchant you, thrill you and to give you a trip worth a lifetime.

The park is cuddled amid alpine meadows, thick coniferous trees, snowy peaks and immaculate glaciers. Though a visit can be planned all-the-year-round but April and May are more apt for jungle-walking and trekking while winters are more suitable for spotting rare animals like snow leopard and Nilgiri Tahr in the lower reaches. Famous wildlife attractions in the park are Bharal, Goral, Serow, brown bear, leopard, tigers, snow leopards, Moanl, Khalij Cheer, Tragopan along with other Himalayan birds.

Things you would like to know:

  • Three important pilgrimages are located in the vicinity of the park- Raktisar, Hanskund and Sirikhand Mahadev.
  • There are four main entry gates to the park- Gushaini, Siund village, Neuli and Barshaini.
  • Entry permits have to be acquired from the Tirthan Wildlife Range Office at Sai Ropa or Jiwa Nai Wildlife Range Office.
  • Permit Charges: Indians- Rs.10
Foreigners- Rs.200
  • Accommodations within the park is restricted to tents and huts only with basic amenities
  • How to reach: Airport- Bhuntar Airport (~60km)
Rails- Joginder Nagar Railhead
  • Carry food and snacks along preferably.

Timing

PREFFERED BY

Nature Lovers ,Photo Fanatics, Experience Seekers, Adventure Seekers

TIME SPENT

2 to 4 hours

ENTRY FEE

Rs 50 per person per day Indians Rs 200 per person per day Foreigners

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Hill Station and Natural Beauty
  • Altitude

    1089 m
  • STD Code

    01902
  • Best Season

    Winter; October to May
  • State/Code

    /175125
  • LANGUAGES

    Hindi and Pahari(Kullu)