Home to the vulnerable snow leopard, the Hemis
High Altitude Wildlife Sanctuary is the highest wildlife sanctuary in the world
at an altitude of 3,300 to 6000m. Other than that, it is also the largest park
of South Asia.
You can expect serene nature walks amongst a vast
selection of flora in their natural habitat and the chirping of 73 varieties of
registered birds in this wildlife sanctuary. Expect the valley area to be
covered with steppe and alpine trees. Some animal species found here include
ibex, shapu, bharal amongst others.