Wildlife In Himachal India
time immemorial, the state of Himachal Pradesh is known for its beautiful
forests and wildlife. Fresh mountain air, clean musical streams, the
invigorating fragrance of pine trees, clear blue skies and majestic
snow-capped mountains, provide Himachal Pradesh a heaven like ambience and
give you a refreshment that is hard to find in big cities.
With a protected area of 37,691 sq. Kms, Himachal Pradesh is home to 32
Wildlife Sanctuaries, 2 National Parks and 3 Games Reserves. The Great
Himalayan National Park in Kullu District, is the most important wildlife
sanctuary of the state, other popular wildlife sanctuary and national parks
include - Pin Valley National Park, Churdhar Wildlife Sanctuary, Simbalbara
Wildlife Sanctuary, Renuka Wildlife Sanctuary, Chail Wildlife Sanctuary,
Kalatop-Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary, Majathal Wildlife Sanctuary and
Maharana Pratap Sagar.
Moreover, the state's protected area network houses 64 mammal species, 463
avian species, 43 reptile species and 516 species of aquatic fauna teem
alongwith more than 3240 plant species, a perfect combination for the lovers
of nature and wildlife.
Take a trip to Himachal Pradesh this vacation and explore its beautiful
wildlife areas. This trip, with its fun and charm, will leave an indelible
mark on your mind.
Important Wildlife Sanctuary of Himachal Pradesh :