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Hemis National Park

The Hemis National Park is the only national park in India which lies in the north of the Himalayas.  It is a high altitude park in Eastern Ladakh.

This park spreads over an area of about 3350 sq km.  It is a home to 16 species of mammals.  This national park is a protected home for the endangered mammals like leopards, Asiatic ibex, Tibetan Wolf, the Eurasian brown bear and the red fox.  The snow leopard is the major attraction in their park.  It also has the distinction of the only habitat of shapu or the Ladakhi urial in India.

He Hemis National park is also a dream destination for the bird watchers.  It has more than 70 species of birds.  The 400 year old Hemis monastery, the largest monastery in Ladakh is also in this park.

The Hemis festival is held every summer at the Hemis Monastery.  Ths festival is a big draw for tourists.  The roads of this park are not metalled or motor able.  It has many trekking routes which are most popular. Hotel facilities are not available but there are six villages in this park.  It is a wonderful park staying facilities are available.

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