Great Himalayan National Park

Trekkers in the park

The Great Himalayan National Park is a world heritage listed national park in the Kullu region of Himachal Pradesh.

Understand

Set among the great Himalayan mountains, this park is right on the border between two of the world's eight major bioregions, the Palearctic and the Indomalayan. The remarkable altitude differences in the park (1400-6000m) results in a diverse flora from subtropical forests to alpine and glacial flora. The national park is home to different species of goat, bear, leopard and pheasants.

Get in

Rampur (30km south) is the closest city. The district capital Kullu, is around 50km northwest of the park.

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