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Flora of the Pin Valley National Park, Himachal Pradesh

K. Chandra Sekar

Flora of the Pin Valley National Park, Himachal Pradesh

by K. Chandra Sekar

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Published by Botanical Survey of India, Ministry of Environment & Forests in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-280) and index.

StatementK. Chandra Sekar, S.K. Srivastava.
ContributionsSrivastava, S. K., Botanical Survey of India.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23911111M
ISBN 108181770293
LC Control Number2009310406

Pin Valley National Park. India's highest cold valley National Park, this place was constructed to preserve the unique natural flora and fauna of Himachal Pradesh and is named after the gorgeous Pin River and acts as an interface between the Lahul and Spiti Valley. Himachal Pradesh is a state in northwest India. Famous for its abundant natural beauty, situated in Western Himalayas has been great spot for outdoor enthusiasts for many years. Adventure activities includes paragliding in Bir-billing and Solang valley, rafting in Kullu, ice skating in Shimla – a state capital and a beautiful hill station, boating in Bilaspur also horse riding, skiing.

Road: There two routes to reach Pin Valley National Park are: Route 1: The first route open from June to October is via Kullu – Manali – Rohtang Pass – Kunzum La to Kaza and Pin valley. Route 2: The second route, open from April to November, is from Shimla – Tapri – . Also, the travelers are enchanted by the alpine forests and coniferous forests in the park. Pin Valley National Park - This Park located in the high altitude of Spiti valley is home to snow leopard, Ibex, and Bharal, etc. Here you can explore the exotic and rare flora and fauna of Himachal Pradesh with our customized packages.

National parks in India are IUCN category II protected 's first national park was established in as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, , India only had five national parks. In , India enacted the Wildlife Protection Act and Project Tiger to safeguard the habitats of conservation reliant species. Tourist Information Centre at Pin Valley National Park 1. Pin Valley National Park, Spiti, Kaza District Lahaul & Spiti, Himachal Pradesh Phone No.: 2. Additional Pr. CCF (WL) Cum- Chief Wild Life Warden Himachal Pradesh, Shimla Phone No.: .


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Flora of the Pin Valley National Park, Himachal Pradesh by K. Chandra Sekar Download PDF EPUB FB2

The glorious Pin Valley National Park is located in the cold desert area of Lahaul and Spiti in Himachal Predesh and is home to more than 20 species of animals and birds, including the endangered Snow Leopard.

Set in the freezing landscpaes of Spiti Valley, this amazing park was established in as a part of the Great Himalayan National Park. Book your tickets online for Pin Valley National Park, Lahaul and Spiti District: See 55 reviews, articles, and photos of Pin Valley National Park, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 40 attractions Flora of the Pin Valley National Park Lahaul and Spiti District.5/5(55).

The survey and inventorying of plant wealth of the Pin Valley National Park in Lahaul-Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh was taken up to bridge this gap. This study is an outcome of extensive and intensive survey and collection of plants in the Pin Valley National Park during to History.

Steeped in historical and present day Buddhist Tibetan culture, the area has many Tibetan Buddhist influences, evident architecturally in monasteries and stupas, and Flora of the Pin Valley National Park the daily living of its residents and lamas.

Pin Valley National Park was established by India on 9 January [citation needed]Geography. The park is located in the desert habitat of the Spiti Valley, Coordinates: 32°00′N 77°53′E / °N. The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), is one of India's national parks, is located in Kullu region in the state of Himachal park was established in and is spread over an area of 1, km 2 at an altitude of between and m.

The Great Himalayan National Park is a habitat to numerous flora and more than fauna species, including approximately Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. With its sub-zero temperatures and semi-frozen rivers, Pin Valley is the only cold desert National Park located in Himachal Pradesh.

The park lies in the valley of the Pin river, from where it derives its name. Spreading south of Dhankar in the Spiti district near the Tibetan 5/5(55). Set amidst semi-frozen rivers in the Pin Valley, the Pin Valley National Park is situated in the Cold Desert Biosphere Reserve situated in the Lahaul and Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh.

The elevation of the park ranges from about 3, metres near Ka Dogri to /5(63). Pin Valley was declared a National Park on January 9, The influence of Tibetan culture is apparent everywhere. The food they eat, the wandering Buddhist lamas, the flat topped houses, the shrines dedicated to Guru Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Tibet, all give the place a most unique flavour.

The survey and inventorying of plant wealth of the Pin Valley National Park in Lahaul Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh was taken up to bridge this gap. This study is an outcome of extensive and intensive survey and collection of plants in the Pin Valley National Park during to   Wild Life and Flora of Pin Valley in Himachal Pradesh.

The endangered snow-leopard is the most talked about but the rarest species of animal in the Pin valley National Park which attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world. It is believed that as many as 12 leopards are there in the Park which are sighted only in extreme winters.

Pin Valley National Park – Widely known as the land of Ibex and Snow Leopards, Pin Valley National Park is stretched in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh forming a natural interface between both the districts. The park is embedded in the Valley of Pin River that’s why it is named Pin Valley National Park.

Being set in the midst of the semi-frozen Rivers and due to. Himachal Pradesh is well known for its thick forest cover and lush green hills. State’s forests house about % (3, species) out of 45, that are found in the country. More than 95% are endemic to Himachal Pradesh and characteristic of Western Himalayan flora, remaining are exotic and introduced over the last years.

Stretched over an area of sq km, the Pin Valley National Park is a part of the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area. This national Park acts a haven for the lovers of birds, animals and flora and fauna.

Established inthis national park is known throughout India for the conserving the endangered species of Snow-Leopard/5. It was in that Pin Valley National Park was established in the cold desert of Lahaul & Spiti thus forming a part of the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area.

Altitude-wise, the national park spans between 3, to 6, m and offers a myriad of flora & fauna for nature : Amit Chandra. Nestled amid the cold desert region of Lahaul and Spiti district, Pin Valley National Park is a paradise for nature lovers and a haven for adventurists with the Pin Valley Park Trek.

Perched at an altitude ranging f feet to 20, feet, /5(36). At a distance of km from Manali Bus Stand and km from Shimla, The Pin Valley National Park is located in the Lahaul of Spiti district in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Pin Valley is one of the most beautiful national parks in India and among the prime place to visit on a Manali tour.

It was declared as a national park in Located by the semi frozen streams, Pin Valley National Park is a rich bio reserve of rare, unique and endangered flora and fauna, making it one of the most thrilling places to see in Spiti Valley.

Travelers who love going to see the wildlife of a place can witness a variety of wild animals like Woolly Hare, Tibetan Gazelle, Snow Leopards. Himachal Pradesh is one of the very few states of India that have a rich forest land cover. There are as many as 32 Wildlife Sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh, three Ramsar Wetlands (about which we will talk in a separate post), and Five National Parks.

The state has a wide variety of flora and fauna. Flora & Fauna – Himachal Pradesh; Kugti Sanctuary is known for exotic flower like rhodendrons, shrubs and orchids. Stepping into this kind of sanctuary will make you feel as you have entered in fairy-tale based place.

Pin Valley National Park was established in order to conserve the flora and fauna of Lahaul Spiti area. It is known for having. Places to Visit Near Pin Valley National Park 1. Bhabha Pass Trek: This is one of the most popular trekking routes for those who have a flair for trekking and adventure.

Tourists who come to visit the Pin Valley National park, certainly pay a visit to this trekking route, which will take you through an enthralling scenery of lush greenery and unique landscapes.

Pin Valley National Park: Very romantic place but you should have time to spend there - See 55 traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Lahaul and Spiti District, India, at Tripadvisor.4/5(55). Established in JanuaryPin Valley National Park lies in the Spiti Valley under Cold Desert Biosphere Reserve.

It acted as the boundary between Lahaul and Spiti Valley in the early days. You will find significant Buddhist Tibetan culture with stupas and monasteries located in this national park.

Flora & Fauna. Pin Valley National Park.Himalayan National Park at Kullu, Himachal Pradesh” was carried out in three different elevation i.e. lower zone ( m.), mid zone ( m.) and upper zone ( m.) of .