Govind National Park



  • State
    Uttarakhand
  • District
    Uttarkashi
  • Languages
    Hindi,Garhwali
  • Best Season
    April - June and September - November.

About Govind National Park


The GOVIND Wildlife Sanctuary and/or GOVIND PASHU VIHAR National Park and Sanctuary is located in the UTTARKASHI district. The altitude at the park ranges from the average elevation of 1400 mts to an astonishing 6323mts and consists of CHIRPINE, scrub tropical Euphorbia scrub and oak species. Set up in 1955 the SANCTURY covers an area of 958 sq. km and constitutes mountains like SWARG ROHINI, Black Peak and BANDARPUNCH.

Why Visit Govind National Park

Besides 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. Tourists also frequent the HAR- KI-DUN Forest Rest house, known for its location amongst 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. The RUINSARA catchment has been an important area for high altitude expedition to peaks like block Peak and BANDERPUNCH.
HARKI Doon, RUINSARATAL, DEOKYARA, KEDARKANTHA and BHRATSAR are important places of attraction for the tourists. SWARGAROHINI, Black peak and BANDERPUNCH are the important peaks in the area.

Places to See


Corbett Museum
Kasar Devi
Simtola
Kalimat

Tourist Attraction


Apart from the sanctuary and wildlife, the place is a popular tourist attraction, mainly because of the majestic view of its snow-clad pinnacle and glaciers. GOVIND Wildlife Sanctuary pulls in many trekkers and the most popular of the treks being the lush green HAR -KI DUN valley trek.
Tourists visit the HAR-KI-DUN Forest Rest house, known for its location amongst a valley of wild flowers. The forest rest houses of NAITWAR, TALUKA and OSLA are en-route to HARI-KI-DUN and are remarkable attractions in their own right.
The RUINSARA catchment area has been a significant area for high altitude expeditions to pinnacle like block Peak and BANDERPUNCH. HARKI DOON, RUINSARATAL, DEOKYARA, KEDARKANTHA and BHRATSAR are major places of attraction for the tourists. SWARGAROHINI, Black peak and BANDERPUNCH are the important meridian in the region.

Activity to do


1.BIRD WATCHING -
Along with animals, it is a birdwatcher’s paradise. There are more than 150 species of birds including the golden eagle, the steppe eagle and the black eagle, the bearded vulture, the Himalayan snow cock and the Himalayan MONAL pheasant to name a few.
2.TREKKING –
Many popular treks routes including the HAR-KI-DOON commences from the periphery of the Wildlife Sanctuary. The plethoric natural beauty which envelops the national park attracts adventure enthusiasts from all over the world.

How to Reach


By Air: Nearest airport is JOLLY GRANT DEHRADHUN, 231 km.

By Rail: The nearest railhead is Dehradun, 207 km.

By Road: Nearest town from the GOVIND Wildlife Sanctuary park is DHARKADHI 17 km from the Park.

Map


Location Review


Average user rating

4.3 / 5

Rating breakdown

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