Govind National Park, Uttarakhand
Area of the Park: 472 sq kilometers
Year of Establishment: 1955
Best Season to Visit: May to October
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Spread over an area of 472 square kilometers, Govind National Park is an intriguing protected area in Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand. The park is considered as one of the most exotic national parks in the Garhwal region. The majestic and snow covered mountains like Black Peak, Bandar Punch and Swarg Rohini make the landscape breathtaking for all those wildlife enthusiast and travelers on a trip to Govind National Park.
The park creates an upper water catchment of the River Tons. Tons River is a significant tributary of the Yamuna River and reaches the upper stretches of Garhwal. Moreover, the Tons River enriches the park and helps in the uninhibited growth of foliage. The exotic flora and fauna binds the minds of the tourists once arriving here.. The forest of the park consists of Chirpine, oak species and scrub tropical Euphorbia scrubs.
Major attraction nearby
Har Ki Dun Valley: Har Ki Dun Valley is situated near the park. It is no less than a paradise for the trekking enthusiasts and is swarmed by tourists from all round the globe.
Govind national Park proffers myriad opportunities to trekking lovers. The trekking trails passing through the park are pristine and full of tranquility. Here are the trekking routes that one can carry out on a trip to Govind National Park:
- Sankri-Taluka-Osla-Ruinsara Tal
- Naitwar-Himri-Droni-Rupin Pass-Sangla
- Ruinsara Tal-Yamunotri
Hotels & Resorts in Govind Wildlife Sanctuary
We are in process of updating site and making it more informative. Resorts information will be available very soon. If you are planning to visit Govind National Park then we can provide you accommodation in the park if available or in the nearest location of the Govind national park. You can contact us with your query on the following no of the given numbers/ email.
Tel + 91- 120 - 40526011 - 98 (88 hunting lines are available
(24 hrs helpline) + 91 - 9212777223 / 24 / 25
Wildlife in Govind National Park
There is an immense assortment of striking flora and fauna species found in the park.
Exotic Fauna: The major animal species found in the park are snow leopard, black and brown Himalayan bear, leopard cat, musk deer, fishing cat, thar, serow, musk deer, sambar, goral, wild boat, etc.
The avifauna species found in the national park are snow pigeon, monal, black eagle, bearded vulture, golden eagle, snow cock, minivets, green pigeon, etc.
Enchanting Flora: The verdant flora of the park is the prime attraction for all the travelers, nature admirers and photographers from all over. A plethora of flora species makes the region a great place to unwind the senses. Major flora species in the park are blue pine, silver fir, yew, spruce, oaks, walnut, maple, rhododendron, horse chestnut, and hazel.
Govind National Park Travel Information
How to Reach Govind National Park
Govind National Park is easily accessible from the big cities like New Delhi and Dehradun. Whatever the mode a traveler wants to take, this park allows a convenient reach.
By Air: Jolly Grant, Dehradun (107 kilometers) is the nearest airport from the park.
By Rail: Railway Station of Dehradun (96.6 kilometers) is the nearest railhead.
By Road: Dharkadhi (17 kms) is the nearest town from the park. It is accessible from all major cities of Uttarakhand by fine road network.