Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Unparalleled Beauty & Diversity of Flora in Nanda Devi National Park

Listed as a World Heritage Site, the Nanda Devi National Park is widely revered for its amazing flora. The interesting aspect about the vegetation in this park is that it is not constant or in other words, it keeps on changing in different parts of park. In fact, there are certain parts of Nanda Devi National Park that are absolutely devoid of any vegetation. Since, conditions in this region are absolute dry, so it’s difficult to trace trees near the Nanda Devi Glacier.

The fact that this National Park houses over 312 flora species speaks volumes about its diversity. Out of these floral species, 17 are absolutely rare and difficult to trace anywhere else in the world. If you are a plant researcher or enthusiast, then you should definitely consider visiting here. This place is a paradise for botanists because there’s lot to see and understand here.

Flora in Nanda Devi National Park
Flora in Nanda Devi National Park
From Ramnani, a popular place within the park premises, you can notice a noticeable change in the vegetation. It gradually becomes more Alpine. Dense forests of Juniper scrubs primarily start dominating a majority of this region. But, this doesn’t last forever because as you continue moving ahead, you might notice Juniper getting replaced by grasses, lichens and prone mosses. On Riverine soils, you can also come across Dwarf willows and annual herbs.

Given the astounding range of flora species in this park, it isn’t astonishing why Sir Edmund Hillary described Nanda Devi as a God gifted wilderness for the lush green meadows & enchanting flowers & trees that are absolutely breathtaking.

If you intend to thoroughly explore the Nanda Devi National Park, then you have to spend a few days here. In order to do so, you might have to look for accommodation in Bageshwar. Before planning for a stay in this city, you have to search for the best time to visit Bageshwar. Generally, people love visiting here during the month of February for enjoying the fabulous Bageshwar climate. A trip to this city will be a lifetime experience. 

Nanda Devi National Park: A Majestic Beauty in Wilderness

The diverse range of wildlife in Nanda Devi National Park astonishes even the most experienced wildlife enthusiasts/experts in the world. One can find approximately 80 species in this park living away from the inquisitive eyes of human civilization. Of all the wide range of species seen in this national park, the population of ungulate species is highest. Bharal leads the list of hoofed mammals in Nanda Devi National Park.

Nanda Devi National Park
Nanda Devi National Park
You can trace a plethora of other wild animals within the premises of the Nanda Devi National Park. Some of them include Goral, Bharal, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Musk Deer, and Serow. Also worth mentioning are the carnivores living in this reserve. The Common Leopard and two distinct kinds of bears- the Himalayan Black Bear and Brown Bear are some of the star attractions in this park.

This wildlife park houses various beautiful & charming butterfly species, differing from one another in colour and type. It is believed that there are approximately 27 butterfly species including the Indian Tortoiseshell, Common Yellow Swallow Trail, Common Blue Apollo, and Dark Coloured Yellow Butterfly.

One of the most important and widely popular members of this park includes the Snow Leopard. If you are visiting the Nanda Devi Wildlife Park for the first time around, then do make it a point to explore its wildlife and try getting a glance of the majestic Snow Leopard. The mystic wilderness of this park is bound to impress you.

If you are planning to visit this park for a longer duration, then you might have to consider staying in Bageshwar. Since, there are a plenty of hotels in Bageshwar, so you might land in a soup if you start analyzing all these hotels. This is one of the reasons why you need to consider staying in United-21 Nanda Devi Mountains. We ensure that you get world-class amenities at standard Bageshwar hotel tariffs, so that you can get maximum value of the money spent. We take all possible measures to make your stay in Bageshwar a memorable experience. 

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Get a Visual Fest at the Nanda Devi National Park

Himalayan Black Bear
Himalayan Black Bear
Nanda Devi National Park is listed amongst the most popular national parks in India. Designated as the World Heritage Site, this park is capable of supporting wide range of Eco-systems, habitats and species. This world famous Pindari Glacier is situated in the Pinder Valley at an altitude of approximately 3,353 m (11,001 ft) between the Nanda Devi & Nanda Kot Mountains. The Nanda Devi Basin was declared a sanctuary in the year 1939. In 1982, an additional area of approximately 630.33 sq. km was added and it was now known as a national park. The core zone is now called as the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve.

Orange Flanked Bush Robin
Orange Flanked Bush Robin
Apart from the Himalayan valleys and sprawling greenery, visitors can have a visual feast by sighting wild animals such as Snow Leopards, Himalayan musk deer, Himalayan black-bear and many more. This National Reserve is an ideal destination for bird watchers because over 100 bird species have made their home here. Bird species such as orange-flanked bush robin, Indian tree pipit, and blue fronted redstart are commonly seen here. This park is also home to several butterfly species and 312 flower species including Alpine and Juniper, which will make your trip to this place a memorable experience