Dhauladhar National Park

Dhauladhar National Park

Himachal Pradesh is the favorite destination of mountain lovers. It is home to some of the most beautiful hill stations in India. Dhauladhar range is part of the Himalayas and is spread across the Himachal Pradesh covering many districts and has many tourist destinations. This range is also known as the Outer Himalayas or Lesser Himalayas. Palampur is the best place to experience the panoramic view of the Dhauladhar range where they look like to shoot up almost vertically.

They have snow-covered peaks which offer a majestic view to the nature lovers. There are beautiful meadows near the crest of the Dhauladhar range which is home to some of the densest pine forests and some turned into beautiful parks and gardens. Deodhar National Park is one such place where you can find the rarest species of medicinal plants, herbs and flowering plants. There are many species of exquisite wild animals that are found here only. It is located at a distance of 13 Kilometres from Palampur.

Dhauladhar National Park is maintained by the wildlife department of the Himachal Pradesh Government and is spread over an area of about 30 acres. Dhauladhar National Park is also known as Gopalpur Zoo as the animals live here in their natural habitat and safe from the hunters and poachers. The animals which you can find her are black bear, leopards, red fox, Asiatic lion, Sambhar, etc. You can visit it at any time of the year as the temperatures are mild.

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How to Reach Dhauladhar National Park

Taxis and Auto rickshaws are easily available for moving about in the city. Kangra is well connected by buses. State owned buses connect Kangra with all major cities in the state and the neighboring state. Buses ply between Kangra and Dharamsala, Palampur, Pathankot, Jammu, Amritsar and Chandigarh. The nearest broad gauge railway station to Kangra is at Pathankot placed at a distance of about 90 km from Kangra. The nearest airport to reach Kangra is Gaggal airport, placed at distance of 13 kms from Kangra city. Taxi cabs are available from all these airports to Kangra.

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