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Flora of the Pin Valley Nation Park, Himachal Pradesh

Flora of the Pin Valley Nation Park, Himachal Pradesh

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Published by Botanical Survey of India, Ministry of Environment & Forests in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementK. Chandra Sekar, S.K. Srivastava.
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23737377M
LC Control Number2009310406


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Flora of the Pin Valley Nation Park, Himachal Pradesh Download PDF EPUB FB2

The survey and inventorying of plant wealth of the Pin Valley National Park in Lahaul-Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh was taken up to bridge this gap.

This study is an outcome of extensive and intensive survey and collection of plants in the Pin Valley National Park. Even then no baseline information on the flora of these protected areas so vital for formulating strategies for management of their resources is as yet available.

The survey and inventorying of plant wealth of the Pin Valley National Park in Lahaul Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh was taken up to bridge this gap. With its sub-zero temperatures and semi-frozen rivers, Pin Valley is the only cold desert National Park located in Himachal Pradesh. The park lies in the valley of the Pin river, from where it derives its name.

Spreading south of Dhankar in the Spiti district near 5/5(55). Flora and Fauna of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal is a land of jade forests and fresh air.

As much as 68% of the land area is covered with jungles. While the foothills and valleys are a refreshing green, the areas above the snow line are almost bare. The southernmost tracts are dominated by sal (Shorea robusta), sisham, chir pine. Pin Valley was declared a National Park on January 9, The influence of Tibetan culture is apparent everywhere.

The food they eat, the wandering Buddhist lamas, the flat topped houses, the shrines dedicated to Guru Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Tibet, all give the place a most unique flavour. (Last Updated On: February 5, ) Pin valley National Park- a cold desert sanctuary.

Located amidst the terrain of Spiti and Parvati valley is the Pin valley National Park in the state of Himachal valley beautifies itself with ice as well as greeneries in winter and summer season accordingly.5/5. Flora The Pin Valley National Park is characterized by alpine pasture or dry alpine Scrub Forest that offers a good collection of flora, including Juniper & Birch trees, Salix spp.

& Myricaria spp., Myricaria Shrubs, Bhojpatra (Betula Utilis), Bhutal (Juniperus mecropoda), Populus Spp, etc. With its sub-zero temperatures and semi-frozen rivers, Pin Valley is the only cold desert National Park located in Himachal Pradesh.

The park lies in the valley of the Pin river, from where it derives its name. Spreading south of Dhankar in the Spiti district near the Tibetan 5/5(55). Explore flora and fauna of Pin Valley National Park Spiti.

Pin Valley in Spiti was declared a national park in and is spread over an area of approx sq km. The park. PIn Valley National Park is the most exciting areas to visit which is filled with lush greenery and extremely thrilling views all around.

The park is characterized by alpine pasture that offers a rich collection of flora including Juniper and Birch trees.5/5(55). Location Of Pin Valley National Park. Pin Valley National Park is located in Lahaul & Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.

The region is a cold desert, which is adjoined to the Great Himalayan National Park in the southwest and Rupi Bhabha sanctuary in the south. The park extends from the latitudes 31°45'°11'N and longitudes 77°45'°06'E. The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), is one of India's national parks, is located in Kullu region in the state of Himachal park was established in and is spread over an area of 1, km 2 at an altitude of between and m.

The Great Himalayan National Park is a habitat to numerous flora and more than fauna species, including approximately Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. List of National Parks in Himachal Pradesh – updated.

How many national parks in Himachal Pradesh. Total number of National Parks in Himachal Pradesh is Five (5). “National Park” means an area declared, whether under sec or sec or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec to be declared, as a National Park.

Pin Valley National Park – Widely known as the land of Ibex and Snow Leopards, Pin Valley National Park is stretched in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh forming a natural interface between both the districts. The park is embedded in the Valley of Pin River that’s why it is named Pin Valley National Park.

Being set in the midst of the semi-frozen Rivers and due. Pin Valley National Park is situated between 31° 6’ 40″ to 32° 2’ 20″ N Latitude and 77° 4’ 21″ to 78° 6’ 19″ E Longitude. This park is located in the cold desert area of Spiti Sub-Division of Lahaul & Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh.

The intention to constitute Pin Valley as a National Park was declared in the year Pin Valley National Park is a national park located in the Lahaul and Spiti District of Himachal Valley National Park is famous as the ‘land of ibex and snow leopards’, though in reality, sightings of either species are rare.

Wild Life and Flora of Pin Valley in Himachal Pradesh. The endangered snow-leopard is the most talked about but the rarest species of animal in the Pin valley National Park which attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world.

It is believed that as many as 12 leopards are there in the Park which are sighted only in extreme winters. After a 33km drive you reach little Mudh (m), the valley's last settlement and the summer trailhead for the classic multiday treks Pin-Bawa and Pin-Parvati.

These set out through the nearby sq-km Pin Valley National Park, where you might spot ibex and blue sheep. Flora and Fauna of Pin Valley National Park Due to the park's high altitude and extreme temperatures, the vegetation density is sparse, comprising mainly of alpine trees and groves of Himalayan cedar or Deodars.

In summer, rare birds such as the Himalayan snowcock, chukar partridge, snow partridge and snow finch flourish in the park/5(63). Road: There two routes to reach Pin Valley National Park are: Route 1: The first route open from June to October is via Kullu – Manali – Rohtang Pass – Kunzum La to Kaza and Pin valley.

Route 2: The second route, open from April to November, is from Shimla – Tapri – Nako – Tabo to Kaza or Pin valley. Tourist Information Centre at Pin Valley National Park 1. Pin Valley National Park, Spiti, Kaza District Lahaul & Spiti, Himachal Pradesh Phone No.: 2.

Additional Pr. CCF (WL) Cum- Chief Wild Life Warden Himachal Pradesh. It was in that Pin Valley National Park was established in the cold desert of Lahaul & Spiti thus forming a part of the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area.

Altitude-wise, the national park spans between 3, to 6, m and offers a myriad of flora & fauna for nature : Amit Chandra. Jun - Sanctuariesindia: Here you can get information about Flora and Fauna of Himachal Pradesh, India. See more ideas about Flora and fauna, Wildlife and India pins.

Flora & Fauna – Himachal Pradesh; Kugti Sanctuary is known for exotic flower like rhodendrons, shrubs and orchids. Stepping into this kind of sanctuary will make you feel as you have entered in fairy-tale based place. Pin Valley National Park was established in order to conserve the flora and fauna of Lahaul Spiti area.

It is known for having. Pin Valley National Park is situated at a height ranging f to 20, feet in the Spiti division of the district. What are the opening and closing timings of the National Park.

The national park remains open throughout the week from AM to PM. Himachal Pradesh is one of the very few states of India that have a rich forest land cover. There are as many as 32 Wildlife Sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh, three Ramsar Wetlands (about which we will talk in a separate post), and Five National Parks.

The state has a wide variety of flora and fauna. Stretched over an area of sq km, the Pin Valley National Park is a part of the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area. This national Park acts a haven for the lovers of birds, animals and flora and fauna.

Established inthis national park is known throughout India for the conserving the endangered species of Snow-Leopard/5. Situated in Lahul-Spiti the Pin Valley National Park spreads over an area of Km2 and altitude of the National Park ranges from about 3, metres near Ka dogri to more than 6, metres at its highest point.5/5.

4. Pteridophytic flora of Kinnaur Himachal Pradesh. Part III Nine common pteridophytes belonging to families Dennstaedtiaceae Thelypteridaceae and Aspleniaceae/M.K. Seth Amit Seth and H.C. Negi. A new record of Elymus L. (Poaceae) for India from Pin Valley National Park Himachal Pradesh/K.

Chandra Sekar and S.K. Srivastava. At a distance of km from Manali Bus Stand and km from Shimla, The Pin Valley National Park is located in the Lahaul of Spiti district in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Pin Valley is one of the most beautiful national parks in India and among the prime place to. Himachal Pradesh has rich flora and fauna, and there are several national park and wildlife sanctuaries in Himachal. These Wildlife Sanctuaries, Conservation Reserves and National Parks provide a very good opportunity to the visitor to enjoy and experience the wilderness of the state.

List of National Parks in Himachal Pradesh Sr No. National Park. National Parks in Himachal Pradesh. National Parks in Himachal PradeshThe Great Himalayan National Park is crammed with lush forests of oak, conifer and bamboo, alpine meadows, and endangered animals and birds.

The national park in Himachal Pradesh covers an. Pin valley national park at Spiti valley, Himachal Pradesh is the most picturesque place in the entire Spiti circuit.

Filled with green pea farms, you can plan day trip, or go on hikes, treks, or try to spot snow leopard. Pin valley national park is a picturseque valley at Spiti.

Go for snow leopard expedition, birding, trekking or spend your day walking around mud. Nestled amid the cold desert region of Lahaul and Spiti district, Pin Valley National Park is a paradise for nature lovers and a haven for adventurists with the Pin Valley Park Trek.

Perched at an altitude ranging f feet to 20, feet, Pin Valley Park was constituted as Wildlife Park /5(36). Pin Valley National Park is located in Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh – Get Pin Valley National Park Location Map, Address, timings, entry fees and more information here.

Pin Valley National Park is the only National Park in Himachal Pradesh which is situated in the cold desert area.

Pin Valley National Park lies between 31° 34′ 27″ N and 77° 35′ 20″ E. It was declared as a Nationl Park in the year   If you are in for a lifetime’s adventure, Pin Valley National Park is the place to be.

Pin Valley is the only cold desert national park in Himachal Pradesh, and it derives its name from the Pin. Himachal Pradesh is a state in northwest India. Famous for its abundant natural beauty, situated in Western Himalayas has been great spot for outdoor enthusiasts for many years.

Adventure activities includes paragliding in Bir-billing and Solang valley, rafting in Kullu, ice skating in Shimla – a state capital and a beautiful hill station, boating in Bilaspur also horse riding, skiing.

The most adventurous & beautiful road in the world - mandi - way to manali, Himachal, India - Duration: Solo traveller sajith ok Recommended for you The National Park is located in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Inderkilla National Park was established in The National Park is spread over an area of square kilometers.

There are many rare and endangered flora, fauna, bird and animal species in the densely forested and mountainous region on Inderkilla National Park. We stayed at Mud village in Pin Valley National Park during our Spiti road trip.

Mud village changed our life forever. Mud is the last village of Pin Valley National Park, which remains completely cut off from rest of the world for six months. Top attractions to enjoy in Spiti are DhankarGompa, Pin Valley national park, Trilokinath Temple, Komick village, Chandratal Lake, and others.

Since Spiti experiences a harsh winter, the summer is the right time to enjoy outdoor .Himachal Pradesh is a state in the north-west of India. Himachal Pradesh is spread o square kilometres (21, mi) and is bordered by the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir on north, Punjab on west and south-west, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on south, Uttarakhand on south-east and by Tibet area of China on the east.