10 Best Places in India For Snow Leopard Sighting

By: tourmyindia.com | Pulished on 2023-12-06

Pin Valley National Park, Himachal Pradesh

10 Best Places in India For Snow Leopard Sighting-Trip Advise

Situated in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, Pin Valley National Park is one of the safest places for snow leopards in the Himalayas. Covering an area of 675 square kilometres within Himalayan Cold Reserve Biosphere Reserve, the park is the home for more than 20 species of animals and birds, including the endangered Snow leopard. It is believed that there are about 12 snow leopards in the park and can be best sighted during the winter season when they migrate in the lower areas for finding food and water.

Best season for sighting: Winter (October to December)

How to Reach?

You have to reach Pin Valley via road. There are two routes: one is open from June to October, Kullu – Manali – Rohtang Pass – Kunzum La – Kaza and Pin Valley. Another is open from April to November, Shimla – Tapri – Nako – Tabo – Kaza and Pin Valley. The nearest airport is Chandigarh Airport as well as the nearest railhead is Chandigarh.

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