Pin Valley National Park

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Address : Pin Valley National Park, Himachal Pradesh, India

Why to visit Pin Valley National Park

This quaint and picturesque national park is a cold desert, abounding with a variety of natural landscape features, and is located in the quiet and serene Lahaul and Spiti regions of Himachal Pradesh. It provides an expansive view of the valley and expands out to a vastness that appears surreal to the eye, adding to the valley's allure. 

  • The park's high elevation and near-extreme temperatures result in sparse vegetation, which provides a natural habitat for many endangered creatures such as the snow leopard and Siberian fox.
  • Along with an unusual array of flora and animals, the region also has a number of medicinal plants, some of which have been designated as endangered.

Things to do near Pin Valley National Park:

  • Make plans to go day camping in the valley: The valley is the ideal location for day camping with friends and family since you can enjoy the stunning surroundings all day long and fully immerse yourself in the tranquilly of the Himalayas.
  • Enjoy Adventure Sports: During the winter, skiing is one of the many convenient sports you can do in the mountains.
  • Schedule a Trekking Expedition: While you are here, you can also begin short hikes around the valley, which will lead you to the stunning mountain scenery.

FAQ on Pin Valley National Park

What is the best time to Pin Valley National Park?

The best time to visit Pin Valley is from mid-May to mid-September. April. . May. . November and early December are the best months to visit if you want to see the fauna. The months of July and August are ideal for wildlife.

Can i stay in the park ?

If you want to spend the night in the national park..the park authorities provide bunkers at Thango. Trekkers' cottages are provided outside of the park near Kungri village and Tabo. The best option though is to stay at Kaza.

How to reach Pin Valley National Park?

To travel the 272 kilometres between Chandigarh and Shimla and Kullu, one can either take the road or the air route. You must take a bus across Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass, which is additional 260 kilometres, to get from Kullu to Kaza through Manali. You will need to take a bus or jeep the 32 kilometres from Kaza to Mikkim. The remaining 10 kilometres can be travelled on foot to get to the park starting from Mikkim.

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Special Tip

While you're here, you can go on brief walks around the valley to see the magnificent and stunning landscapes that the mountains have to offer. The Pin Parvati Pass trip is one of the most popular hiking trails in the area.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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