Himalayan National Park, Kufri
One of the most famous tourist attractions in Kufri, the Himalayan National Park boasts of 180 species of birds and rare mammals. It was established in 1984 and formally declared as a National Park in the year 1999. Spread over an area of 754.4 sq. km, it's a large eco tourism hub where tourists from all across the world converge to witness rare species of animals like musk deer, snow leopards, etc. This park spread awareness about a huge variety of flora and fauna in Himalayas. The scenic view of snow covered peaks and abundant landscape makes for a wonderful experience.
Flora and Fauna
Himalayan National Park has a huge variety of flora like oak, spruce, blue pine, deodar and holly. Indeed, it also includes colorful herbaceous plants growing all around the region like species of balsam, geranium, primula, and orchid, to name a few.
Wildlife lovers may also find a huge diversity of fauna in the park including Tibetan wolf, snow leopard, brown bear, common leopard, and Asiatic black bear. Apart from these carnivores, there are other mammals too including musk deer, bharal, hangal, sambhar, goral, and barking deer.
Activities to Do in the Himalayan National Park
One who is seeking adventure then they may enjoy trekking, picnicking and camping in the park. Besides, there are various temples that are located in the close proximity to the Himalayan National Park. It is only accessible in summer season and autumn. Other tourist attractions are local fairs and festivals that held in the nearby small villages.
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