TREKKING IN NANDA DEVI HIMALAYA
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The centrepiece of the Garhwal region is
undoubtedly the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. Until 1934, the gorge of the
Rishi ganga river and the immediate area around Nanda Devi peak was
one of the least known and most inaccessible parts of the Himalayan
region. In the Sanctuary, the mountains stand in a vast
amphitheater, seventy miles in circumference and
Nanda Devi in the highest peak in the Indian
Garhwal Himalaya. The mountain has two summits, the main summit at
7816m (25,643ft) and Nanda Devi East at 7434m (24,389ft). The
mountain itself in surrounded by a number of peaks over 21,000ft,
making it an extremely difficult mountain to access. This circle of
peaks forms what is known as the Nanda Devi Sanctuary.
the vicinity of Nanda Devi is situated the Nanda Devi National
Park, which has some of the most unique high altitude flora
and fauna in the world.
The spectacular views, sylvan environment, and richness of biosphere
make it quite different from the other wildlife sanctuaries of India.
The park has been declared a World Heritage Site by
UNESCO in 1982. The Government of India declared it later
All these status were given to save the park from tourists
disturbances and pollution:
the fame and mystic of the area led to an excess of expeditions and
ecological damage. The Sanctuary was closed in 1984.
Since may 2003, it is open again under very strict rules.
TREKKING IN NANDA DEVI SANCTUARY
The Himalayan foothills are just
ideal for trekking, Hiking and Camping offering energetic out-door
people a different and exciting option for a Adventure holiday. The
Garhwal and Kumaon regions of Uttaranchal are the most popular
destinations for trekkers, though Chamba and Manali in Himachal
Pradesh, Dajeeling & Sikkim himalayas in the north east and Ladakh
and Zanskar in Jammu and Kashmir, have interesting trekking routes
Nanda Devi areas
have attracted geologists, geographers, Trekkers and lovers of
nature. They have a strange fascination for artists, poets,
photographers and mystics. They are a paradise for Trekkers and
mountaineers and are the cradle of thousands of rivers, streams and