Wild Treasures is an anthology of some of Asia’ most wondrous natural UNESCO World Heritage sites. Aathira Perinchery reviews the book.
UNESCO sites in Himachal Pradesh include architecturally brilliant train track on hills and a surreal national park. Check the UNESCO world heritage sites in HP…
Park authorities say the best time to trek in the park is from April to June and from October to November.. Great Himalayan National Park. Travel News. Himachal Pradesh. Tirthan Valley.
The Great Himalayan National Park is Himachal Pradesh’s most special travel destination.
Here are the seven natural sites that have been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites
For a perfect summer vacation, use the TMI May travel guide to explore some of the best places to visit and things to do in May in India and have the most amazing time.
“Itali-Titli Tiyari dali; Yanne bhi bhali, syane bhi bhali” is a local saying in the very undeveloped and intensely wild area that I trekked…
Now, we know how much an American loves adventure sports and activities; who wouldn’t if the surroundings that he has been raised in are so appropriate to participate in at least one outdoor sport. Therefore, it is not a surprise to see a number of American adventure lovers wandering across the world to try a new adrenaline rushing activity. Since India has been boasting a lot about its diverse landscape and opportunity of several heart-racing activities ranging from white water rafting to deep sea diving and from paragliding to spelunking, it sure does make for an incredible adventure destination. Here are some of the best Indian sites that as an American adventure lover you would love to visit.
Gulmarg for Skiing
Beginning from north of the country, India is blessed with a destination that is ideal for skiing enthusiasts. Some 53 km from Srinagar (the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir state) is Gulmarg, the de facto skiing capital of India. Gulmarg has some of the finest gradients that are perfect for alpine, chutes, cornices and glacier skiing.
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The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) authorities have a reason to cheer. A team of forest officials that visited the park a few days ago spotted a rare species of musk deer.
RS Patiyal, director, GHNP, Kullu, said the team was here to assess the presence of rare species of animals in the area and during that period, it noticed two musk deer at Gumsrao.
He added that the presence of the rare species of deer in the area was a good sign.
The GHNP authorities are unaware of the exact number of musk deer in the national park having numerous flora and more than 375 fauna species, including 31 mammals, 181 birds, three reptiles, nine amphibians, 11 annelids, 17 mollusks and 127 insects. They are protected under the strict guidelines of the Wildlife Protection Act-1972, which is why any sort of hunting is not permitted.
Let these 8 spectacular World Heritage Sites in India leave you breathless.
Truth is, India is more than just authentic mouth-watering curries, intricate traditional saris, colourful Bollywood films and nail-biting cricket matches. In fact, India is also the birthplace of Buddhism and Hinduism, and is home to the Taj Mahal, the world’s extraordinary “Monument of Love”. Delve deeper into this land brimming with picturesque landscapes, and you’ll discover a rich tapestry of history, dynamic cultures and world-renowned heritage sites.
Speaking of which, here are eight of them that you simply must explore on your next great Indian adventure! Skip that Hyderabad mutton biryani for now… and take a glimpse into the very heart of India’s soul.
1. Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh
Yes, an entire national park can be designated a UNESCO World Heritage site!
The majestic and rare snow leopard has been removed from the endangered list, marking a massive milestone in conservation efforts. To celebrate this occasion, we look at 5 national parks in India where you can see snow leopards.
It’s official: the beautiful and majestic snow leopard is no longer endangered according to the Red List maintained by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The international body, responsible for documenting and classifying the conservation status of all flora and fauna, reclassified the snow leopard after 45 years. From endangered, the large mountain cat has been brought down to vulnerable status. In simpler terms, the risk of fewer prey and poachers is less now for the snow leopard, though it still looms.