The Great Himalayan National Park

General Information
Total Area 845.70 sq. km.
Best time to visit April - June and
September - October.
Accommodation Hotel & Restaurants.
Nearest Town Kullu (30) km.
How to get there Air: Bhunter (50 km), Road:(30 km).
Species found Tiger, Elephant, Sambar, Bears, Wild dog, Pea fowls and Pythons.


The Great Himalayan National Park is the largest protected area in Himachal Pradesh. The park is carved out of the splendid mountain terrain of the Kullu district. Rich coniferous forests, alpine meadows carpeted with flowers, snow - capped peaks and glaciers provide a breathtaking panorama.

The secluded Sainj and Tirthan valleys harbour a variety of animal common to this area - wild mountain goats like the bharal, goral and serow, the brown bear and predators like the leopard and the rarely seen snow leopard. Varieties of colorful pheasants monal, khalij cheer, tragopan and other Himalayan birds are part of its ric havian poplation. Trekking through the park to Rakte sir, the origin of the Sainj river, brings in the added pleasure of seeing wildlife in this spectacular natural environment

The largest protected area in the state of Himachal Pradesh, the Park nestles within the folds of the amazing Kullu terrain. Lush coniferous forests, emerald meadows strewn with exotic flora, soaring snowy peaks and pristine glaciers make for an ideal Himalayan retreat.

The secluded Sainj and Tirthan valleys are home to a plethora of fauna - wild mountain goats like the bharal, goral and serow, the brown bear and predators like the leopard and the elusive snow leopard. Different varieties of pheasants - monal, khalij cheer, tragopan and other exotic Himalayan birds can be found in the region. An added thrill is the trek to Rakte Sar, the origin of the Sainj river.