UNESCO Added Great Himalayan National Park in its World Heritage List

Great Himalayan National Park has been approved as World Heritage Site in India. The approval came in the very next day of the recognition of Rani Ki Vav, which is situated in Gujarat as a World Heritage in India by UNESCO. GHNP is situated in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh and is the home to many endangered species like snow leopard, Asiatic black bear, chir pheasant, western tragopan, Himalayan musk deer, Himalayan tahr, blue sheep and serow. Also, the national park boasts largely of more than 35 peaks with an altitude of about 5000m and 2 peaks that have an elevation of 6000m above sea level. In India 30 sites have been tagged as World Heritage sites so far and after the inclusion of Rani ki Vav and Great Himalayan National Park the number has gone up to 32. India is swollen with pride indeed!! Read more here

Black Bear at GNHP

Last Updated: February 20, 2018 / First Published: 26 Jun, 2014
Anil Rana


As a tour manager at TourMyIndia.com, Anil Rana has helped his clients in exploring the Indian wildlife and cultural heritage. His love for travel has imparted him immense knowledge of Indian wildlife, cultural heritage, leisure destinations. To help travellers all across the world, he loves to pen down his experiences and wisdom about cultural, wildlife and leisure travel in India.

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