Nanda Devi National Park

Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi National Park is in Garhwal, northern India. It is named after the highest mountain entirely in India and has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Understand

Landscape

The landscape is dominated by mountains. The park contains or is delimited by 24 peaks at least 6000m above the sea level. Nanda Devi itself is 7816m high.

Flora and fauna

Wildlife in the park includes snow leopards, black and brown bears, tahrs, deer and monkeys.

Get in

The closest cities are Joshimath northwest of the park and Munsyari southeast of the park.

Stay safe

Altitude sickness is a definitely a risk when visiting this park.

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