Wildlife in Garhwal

Garhwal region, in Uttaranchal state is blessed by Mother Nature, with its beautiful valleys, snow capped mountain peaks, lush forests and hundreds of animal and bird species. Since this is a very fragile eco system, which needs delicate care, Uttarakhand boasts of some of the most well preserved, and finest wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in India. Some of the wildlife found here are as follows- Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, Bear, Chital, Sambar, Wild boar, Kakar, Python, Monitor lizard, Snow Leopard, Himalayan Bear, Musk Deer, Pheasant, Jungle cat, Fishing cat, Himalayan black bear, Deer, Crested serpent eagle, Osprey, Blackwinged kite, Shikra, Spotted eagle, Lammergaier, Griffon, Babblers to name a few!
Some of the wildlife parks are mentioned below-

Nanda Devi National Park

Nanda Devi National Park is one of the most impressive wilderness areas in Garhwal Himalayas. It is situated in chamoli district of Garhwal Uttarnchal. It is spread over 630 sq km areas.More…….

Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park is lying 830 sq kms across the hills of Shivalik, foothills of Himalayas. The Rajaji National Park spreads across three districts of Garhwal Uttaranchal- Hardwar, Dehradun and.More…….

Kedarnath Sanctuary

Kedarnath Sanctuary is situated in chamoli district of Garhwal Uttarnachal. Kedarnath Sanctuary was founded in 1972 lies on 967 sq kms of the Garhwal Himalayas. The wonderful.More…….

Govind Wildlife Sanctuary

Govind National Park, also known as Govind Pashu Vihar, was established to save the increasingly endangered species. The park is located in the Purola Tehsil of Uttarakashi.More…….

Valley of Flowers National Park

Encompassed with the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (223,674 ha) which is further surrounded by a buffer zone (5,148.57 km²) included in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since.More…….