Govind Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, is a popular adventure and trekking destination.
The Govind Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Established in 1955 the sanctury covers an area of 958 sq km and includes mountains like Swarg Rohini, Black Peak and Bandarpunch. The altitude at the park ranges from the average elavation of 1400mts to an astonishing 6323mts and consists of Chirpine, scrub tropical Euphorbia scrub and oak species. Apart from the sanctuary and wildlife, the place is a popular tourist destination, mainly because of the beauty of its snow-clad peaks and glaciers. Govind Wildlife Sanctuary attracts many trekkers and the most popular of the treks being the lush green Har-ki-Dun valley trek.
Govind Wildlife Sanctuary Travel Destination Tourists also frequent the Har-ki-dun Forest Rest house, known for its location amidst a valley of wild flowers. The forest rest houses of Naitwar, Taluka and Osla are en-route to Hari-ki-dun and are worthy attractions in their own right. Read more about Govind National Park
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Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
How to Reach
By Air – Nearest airport is Dehradun airport, about 211 Km from the Govind Pashu Vihar National Park. Dehradun airport is well connected by road network to Govind Pashu Vihar National Park.
By Rail – Nearest railway station is Dehradun railway station, about 182 Km from the Govind Pashu Vihar National Park. Dehradun railway station is well connected by road network to Govind Pashu Vihar National Park.
By Road – Govind Pashu Vihar National Park is well connected to Major Cities and Places by road network. There are a number of government and privately operated vehicles that go to Govind Pashu Vihar National Park at frequent intervals. The nearest town from the park is Dharkadhi, about 17 km from the park.
Any, snow leopard, himalayan black bear, brown bear, musk deer, bharal, himalayan tahr, serow, common leopard, red panda, himalayan palm civet, sambhar, sikkim vole, indian porcupine, barking, himalayan rat, common otter, goral, hedgehog, wild boar
Any, monal pheasant, koklas pheasant, bearded vulture himalayan snow cock, golden eagle, western tragopan, steppe eagle, black eagle, owls, pigeons, minivets, thrush, warblers, bulbul, the rare bearded vulture, himalayan palm, parakeet, sikkim vole