Hola fellow urbanites! Just in case you haven’t found your summer getaway yet, look no further. We’ve got you sorted - read on!
Escape Within Nature | Nestled in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh is this beautiful national park which is home to a crazy variety of plants and dense forests. The Great Himalayan National Park defines nature in its most pristine form. You won’t find a single road or any urban development in the area. Just nature in all its raw glory!
If you’re in love with dense forests and a little adventure, then this is where you need to be this summer! You might also come across some wild animals here like the Himalayan Brown Bear, Himalayan Tahr and blue sheep.
There are a number of activities that you can indulge in while here - this place is great for trekking, rock climbing and river crossing. And if you’re too much of an adrenaline junkie, then no worries! You can always go bird-watching here, where you can witness an enchanting variety of birds of different species.
There are fees for entering the park - Rs 100 for Indians and Rs 400 for foreigners. Apart from that, you’ll have to pay extra for your cameras and handycams, so keep that in mind while planning your vacay here.
And if you’re looking for accomodation options nearby, then it’s recommended you stay in the Ecozone or the Buffer Zone which doesn’t have overly dense forests and is situated a little ways away, and far beyond threats by wild animals. You can find 2 forest rest houses in Shakti Village each with a tariff of Rs 480 per night. There’s also a community training and tourist center as well, which gives out rooms at Rs 200 a night. So cheggit out!
The best time to explore this place is spring time, from April to June. if you’re planning to go during the rainy or winter seasons, you must call the officials and check whether the park is open.
So look no further for your summer plans this time as The Great Himalayan National Park is awaiting your arrival! Pack your bags and head there NOW!
Entry | Rs 100 Onwards
Where | The Great Himalayan National Park - Kullu District, Shamshi, Himachal Pradesh
Call For Accommodation Reservations | +91 1902 265 320
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/greathimalayannationalparkconservationarea/
Here’s Their Website | http://greathimalayannationalpark.com/