Uttaranchal




Hey! people welcome to the Land of gods;the state of Uttaranchal. Uttarakand is known for the natural environment of the Himalayas, Bhabhar and the Teri. The state is divided into Garhwal and Kumaon; with a total of 13 districts. Among the major dynasties of Kumaon were the  Kunindas in the 2nd century BCE. The High court of the state was located in Nainital. During the medieval period; the Himalayan kingdom was consolidated under Kumaon and Garhwal.

Ancient rock paintings, rock shelters and paleolithic stone tools and megaliths provide evidence that these mountains were inhabited by prehistoric shelters. The Paurvas, Kushanas,Kunindas, Guptas and British have ruled Uttarakhand since centuries.

Historical temples at Jageshwar

Historic temples of Jageshwar in Uttaranchal

 

CORBETT TIGER RESERVE

It is a part of Uttaranchal state. The National park  was established in the year 1936. It is located in the Nainital district of Uttaranchal. It was established as the Haley national park to protect the Project Tiger. It has a sub- Himalayan belt and geological and ecological characteristics. It has a variety of Flora and Fauna. Corbett has been a hunt for tourists and wildlife lovers from across the globe. 70,000 visitors have visited this park. It comprises 520.8 km hills, riverine belts, marshes, grasslands and a large lake.

Most deciduous forests consists of trees like sal, haldi, peepal and mango trees. It houses around 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals,580 bird species and 25 bird species. Some areas of the park comprised the princely state of Garhwal; the Tehri Garhwal region.

It is one of the thirteen protected areas as a part of the World wildlife fund.

Lake in the Corbett park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tiger at Corbett park

 

SPOTTED DEER AT CORBETT PARK

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