Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Amazing facts about Nanda Devi Mountains


Nanda Devi peak supposed to be the abode of goddess Parvati is second highest peak in the world. This peak proves to be a challenge to the adventure lovers both local and international. Steep rising peaks of Nanda Devi arouse anxiety among the leisure tourists as well as the professional climbers, who dream of capturing the tall mountain peaks of Nanda Devi once in their lifetime. The many expeditions to capture the peaks are an open invitation to the mountaineers around the world.

Nanda Devi Mountains
Nanda Devi National Park in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is the park located on a great height of around seven thousand eight hundred meters, which is considered as the only park in India tucked on such a great height. Hotels in Nanda Devi are located near this Park. The Park was created in 1982 and declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988, along with the valley of flowers National Park. W Garden took the credit of first person to reach this place located on a great height. Next to Garden were Tilamen and N.E Odell, who created awareness of this exotic place resting on the lap of nature, blessed with incredible flora and fauna.

Nanda Devi National Park
Due to the awareness of beauty of this place and popularity of wildlife treasures this region became target of the hunters, who proved to be a threat to the natural wealth of the region. In order to save this area from the threats of getting ruined away, it was given the status of Biosphere Reserve. Nanda Devi National Park surrounded by nearly seventy soaring peaks encompasses everything from scenic waterfalls, long spreading olive fields to the unique flora and fauna. There are around one hundred fourteen varieties of splendid bird species and six diminishing species of animals. Joshimath a popular pilgrimage place is the base point for the Park where food stuff, guide services and many other basic facilities are available. Trekkers to the most popular valley of flowers use this place as a base camp. Nanda Devi mountain accommodations include hotels, bungalows and the cheapest Dharamshalas. Govindghat where actually the trek begins has a forest rest house and a Gurudwara. At Ghangaria during the tourist season there are facilities of overnight stay at the tourist bungalow and a forest rest house. Camping within the area of “valley of flowers” is restricted.

United 21 Nanda Devi Mountains Resort
The beauty of Nanda Devi Mountains can be experienced during the trek through the Garhwal Himalayas. The Nanda Devi basin is the most mythical region in the entire Himalayas, attracting thousands of visitors which can be categorized as mountaineers, spiritualists, mystics, writers as well as the leisure travelers. This beautiful destination is best to visit during the months of July and August. Tourists visiting the peaks get mesmerized by their charm and excellence. Nanda Devi mountains Resorts are the best for staying in the lap of nature, which offer spacious rooms suitable for families and groups. Location of some of the resorts is so beautiful that you can catch scenic views of the splendid peaks from the balcony of the resort itself.