|When To Visit?
It is favorable to visit this
park during March-May (the spring season) although
the high passes still remain covered with the winter snow. The park is located
behind the main Himalaya Range. So it gets les affected by the monsoon. The
alpine flowers can be seen in full bloom and dashing colors during this season.
In the winter the temperature decreases to lower than 0°C and the occasional
heavy snowfalls block the trails for days uncertain.
What To See?
Due to the two different micro-climates the vegetation is found diversible in
this park. The southern river valley along the Suligad Waterfall contains
luxuriant forests with the Blue Pines, Spruce, Deodar, Cypress, Fir, Birch and
Quercus species. But in the trans-Himalayan area it consists of a desert type of
vegetation like the Dwarf, Juniper and Caraganas shrubs.
In the park, animal like the Blue Sheep, Himalayan Black Bear, Musk Deer, Serow,
Wolf, Jackal, Himalayan Mouse, Hare, Yellow Throated Morten, Rhesus Monkey,
Langur and Himalayan Weasel are commonly seen.
The birds commonly seen in this park are the Cheer Pheasant, Impeyan Pheasant,
Blood Pheasant, Red and Yellow Billed Pheasant, Snow Patridge, Crow, Raven, etc.
How to Travel?
For the shortest and the easiest route, one can fly to Dolpa (Juffal) from
Nepalgunj by domestic
flight. Then the day after trek to Suligad Post. From Suligad Post trek for three days to reach the Park's
headquarter called Sumduwa. Or fly to Jumla and follow an adventurous seven day
trek. The route to get to the Park starts from Dhorpatan by crossing over the
high passes before reaching the district headquarters of Dolpa district called