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Gangotri National Park, Photo: Shivanshu Kaletha

Gangotri National Park FAQs

Gangotri National Park is famous as Wildlife Tourism, Bird Watching, National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries, with over 11 Places to See in Gangotri National Park. Nearest Airport from Gangotri National Park is Jolly Grant Airport, 273 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Dehradun, 250 kms.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Gangotri National Park. Gangotri National Park useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Gangotri National Park Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Gangotri National Park. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


Which animal is protected in Gangotri National Park?

Gangotri National Park is home to the snow leopard. There are many bird species spotted in this park such as pheasants, Himalayan barbet, monals, partridges, doves and exquisite. And some mammals like the black bear, snow leopard, brown bear, musk deer, blue sheep, tahr, serow etc.

The Gangotri National Park has 150 bird species and about 15 species of mammals.

What is the best time to visit Gangotri National Park?

The best time to visit Gangotri National Park is from April to October.

Which trees are found in Gangotri National Park?

Deodar, Chirpine, fir, spruce, oak, and rhododendron are the common vegetation in Gangotri National Park.

Which river passes through Gangotri National Park?

River Ganga passes through Gangotri National Park. The Gaumukh glacier that is the origin of the river Ganges is located inside the park. The Gangotri, after which the park has been named, is one of the holy shrines of Hindus.

What is the altitude of Gangotri National Park?

The national park flls under the bio-geographical zone and proudly sits at an altitude of 1,800 meters to 7,083 meters above sea level.

What is the area of Gangotri National Park?

It is lavishly spread over an area of 2,390 square km in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state.

Why is Gangotri National Park famous?

Gangotri National Park is famous for its high-altitude Wildlife Sanctuary, treks, valleys, expedition, adventure, Himalayas, peaks and mountaineering.

What are the nearest airport and railway stations from Gangotri National Park?

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport and Dehradun Railway Station is the nearest railway Station for Gangotri National Park in Uttarakhand.

What are the famous treks and places in Gangotri National Park?

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