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Wildlife tours in the Great Himalayan National Park

Wildlife tours in the Great Himalayan National Park

Immersive Wildlife Tours in GHNP: Explore the Enchanting Biodiversity of the Great Himalayan National Park

Are you a passionate wildlife enthusiast seeking an unforgettable adventure amidst the untouched beauty of nature? Look no further than our bespoke wildlife tours in the heart of the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) and its ecozone. This extraordinary destination houses a treasure trove of rare and endangered bird and mammal species, waiting to be discovered by those who appreciate the wonders of the natural world.

Discover Rare Wonders with Expert Naturalists

Led by a team of dedicated and seasoned naturalists, our tours are designed to provide you with an immersive experience that unveils the hidden gems of the GHNP. With a deep understanding of the local ecosystem, our four professional guides are committed to helping you observe and connect with the diverse wildlife thriving within this unique habitat.

Tailored Experiences to Match Your Interests

Every wildlife enthusiast is unique, and so are their interests. Whether you’re captivated by elusive mammal species or fascinated by the vibrant avian inhabitants of the region, our tours are customizable to cater to your specific preferences. Simply share your interests with us, and we will curate an itinerary that aligns with your desires.

Strategic Seasons and Optimal Viewing Spots

Observing wildlife is an art that requires patience and timing. Our expert guides, intimately acquainted with the ebb and flow of the seasons, will guide you to the right places at the right time. Through careful planning, we ensure you have the best chances to encounter and photograph the animals and plants you hold dear. While many mammals necessitate a visit within the GHNP itself, the ecozone offers a haven for numerous bird species that can be observed from the comfort of the local villages.

Trek into the Heart of Nature

For the true adventurers at heart, our wildlife tours often entail treks that take you deep into the heart of the GHNP. These treks not only allow you to witness wildlife in its natural habitat but also provide an opportunity to soak in the breathtaking landscapes and serene surroundings of the Himalayas.

Embark on a journey of discovery and appreciation for the intricate beauty of the natural world. Our customized wildlife tours promise a holistic experience that engages all your senses, fosters a deep connection with the environment, and leaves you with cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Unveil the Extraordinary: Book Your GHNP Wildlife Tour Today

Embark on a soul-enriching adventure that showcases the magnificent biodiversity of the Great Himalayan National Park and its ecozone. Book your personalized wildlife tour today and let us guide you on an exploration of nature’s most guarded treasures.

List of animals in the Great Himalayan National Park

List of mammal species of major interest
Common name Scientific name
Blue sheep Pseudois nayaur
Brown bear Ursus arctos
Himalayan Tahr Hemitragus jemlahicus
Snow leopard Uncia uncia
Musk dear Moschus chrysogaster
Himalayan Ghoral Naemorhedus goral
Asiatic black bear Ursus thibetanus
List of bird species of major interest
Common name Scientific name
Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus
Monal pheasant Lophophorus
Cheer pheasant Catreus wallichii
Koklash Pheasant Pucrasia macrolopha
White-crested Kaleej Lophura leucomelanos
Himalayan Griffon Vulture Gyps himalayensis
Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris

Snow Leopard

Discover the Enigmatic Beauty of the Snow Leopard: A Majestic Symbol of Mountain Wilderness

The snow leopard (Panthera uncia), a captivating and elusive feline, graces the heights of Central and South Asia’s rugged terrains. Also known as the “ghost of the mountains,” this enigmatic creature epitomizes the raw beauty of untamed wilderness. With its unique adaptations and charismatic presence, the snow leopard stands as a testament to the diversity of our planet’s ecosystems.

Featuring a luxurious coat adorned with exquisite rosette patterns, the snow leopard blends seamlessly with its snow-clad surroundings, ensuring stealth during hunting. Their powerful build and well-muscled legs enable them to traverse steep slopes and rocky landscapes with unparalleled grace and agility.
The snow leopard has adapted to the harsh conditions of its habitat. Its long, bushy tail not only aids in balance but also functions as a cozy wrap to shield against the biting cold. Their reclusive nature adds to their allure, making sightings a rare and cherished experience for wildlife enthusiasts.

Snow leopard in Great Himalayan National Park

The Snow Leopard
The magnificent cat of the high Himalayas

Himalayan Blue Sheep

Himalayan Tahr in Great Himalayan National Park

The blue sheep
The Himalayan blue sheep is a true marvel of nature

With a distinctive bluish-gray coat blending seamlessly with the alpine landscapes, the Himalayan Blue Sheep stands out as a true marvel of nature. Its powerful legs and hooves are perfectly suited for traversing treacherous terrains, allowing it to scale steep cliffs and rocky slopes with astonishing agility. This remarkable adaptation ensures its survival in the challenging conditions of its habitat.

These sheep exhibit remarkable social behavior, often forming groups or herds for safety and resource sharing. Their diet mainly comprises of grasses and shrubs, adapted to the sparse vegetation available at high altitudes. As a prey species, the Himalayan Blue Sheep has evolved keen senses of sight and hearing, enabling it to detect potential predators like snow leopards and wolves from a distance.

Himalayan griffon vulture

The Himalayan Griffon Vulture (Gyps himalayensis) – Majestic Scavengers of the Sky

With its impressive wingspan of up to 9 feet, this vulture commands the skies as one of the largest and most majestic birds of prey in the world.

Recognizable by its striking appearance, the Himalayan Griffon Vulture boasts a distinctive white neck ruff and a strong, hooked beak, tailored perfectly for its scavenging lifestyle. As nature’s efficient cleanup crew, these vultures play a crucial role in maintaining the ecological balance of their high-altitude habitat.

Feeding primarily on carrion, the Himalayan Griffon Vulture’s ecological importance extends beyond its awe-inspiring presence. Its keen eyesight allows it to spot potential food sources from impressive distances, ensuring the rapid disposal of animal remains, thereby preventing the spread of disease.

Observing a Himalayan Griffon Vulture in flight is a breathtaking experience that embodies the power and beauty of nature. As a key player in maintaining the Himalayan ecosystem’s health, this vulture serves as a reminder of the delicate balance that exists between all living beings.


Himalayan Vulture in Great Himalayan National Park

The Himalayan griffon vulture
The vulture has a wingspan of upto 9 feet

Himalayan brown bear

Himalayan brown bear in Great Himalayan National Park

Himalayan brown bear
A resilient and captivating mammal

The Himalayan brown bear is a remarkable and elusive species that inhabits the rugged terrains of the majestic Himalayan mountain range. It boasts a distinctive appearance and captivating behaviors, making it a subject of fascination for wildlife enthusiasts and researchers alike.

Standing as a symbol of resilience in the face of extreme conditions, the Himalayan bear possesses a dense and shaggy coat that ranges in color from pale cream to light brown, perfectly camouflaging it against the rocky and snow-clad landscapes it calls home. Its robust build and powerful limbs enable it to navigate through challenging topography with grace and agility.

Being a high-altitude dweller, the Himalayan bear’s adaptability is truly exceptional. Its omnivorous diet includes a mix of vegetation, fruits, and small mammals, showcasing its vital role in maintaining the ecological balance of the region. As a result, studying the Himalayan bear provides crucial insights into the delicate interplay between wildlife and the environment.


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Trek to Tirth or Tirath in the Great Himalayan National Park
Go on trek in a world heritage site

Multi-day treks
Meet the mighty Himalayas and explore GHNP’s wilderness on our 2- to 10-day treks.

Day hikes in the Great Himalayan National Park
One day to enjoy natural jewels

Day hikes
Enjoy the Himalayan nature and quaint villages in one day with one of our day hikes.

Fixed departure treks in the Great Himalayan National Park
Don't go alone

Fixed dates departure
Join one of our group treks with fixed date departures to the GHNP.

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