5 National Parks in India to Spot Endangered Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard is one of the large species of big cat family native to the mountain ranges of Himalayas. Snow leopard habitat in India includes in the 5 mountain state of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh. We came with a list of five best National Park to spot Endangered Snow Leopard in India.

Hemis National Park, Jammu and Kashmir

Hemis National Park is the largest national park of India and one of the high altitude national park,situated in the eastern Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. The park is home to number of endangered mammals including the snow leopard and best place in India to see the snow leopard in the wild with the highest density of snow leopards.

Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh

Great Himalayan National Park is one of the natural world heritage site in India,located in Kullu region in the state of Himachal Pradesh. GHNP valleys is a high altitude habitat to numerous animals such as Snow leopard, Himalayan brown bear, Himalayan tahr and musk deer.

Gangotri National Park, Uttarakhand


Gangotri National Park one of the most beautiful high-altitude wildlife protected area in India,located in Uttarkashi District Uttarakhand. The park is home to 15 species of mammals that includes some of the rare and endangered species such as Snow leopard,ibex, tahr,bharal, Himalayan snowcock and Himalayan monal.

Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim

Khangchendzonga National Park is one of the 18 Biosphere Reserves of India,situated in the North and West Sikkim districts. The Kanchenjunga Park is one of the few high altitude National parks of India that contains many mammal species including Himalayan tahr, wild dog, Tibetan wild ass,Himalayan blue sheep, sloth bear and Snow leopard.

Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh


Namdapha National Park of Arunachal Pradesh is the third largest national park in India, in terms of area and one of the richest protected area in terms of biodiversity. The park is home to a great diversity of mammal species including the 4 big cat species that includes Snow leopards, clouded leopards, common leopards and tigers along with other large predators such as Dholes, wolves, and Asiatic black bears.

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