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ecotourist"s guide to Khunjerab National Park

Daniel T. Blumstein

ecotourist"s guide to Khunjerab National Park

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Published by WWF - World Wide Fund for Nature, Pakistan in Lahore, Pakistan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Khunjerab National Park (Pakistan)
    • Subjects:
    • Khunjerab National Park (Pakistan) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-125).

      Statement[writer, Daniel T. Blumstein ; edited by Durdana Ali Malik].
      GenreGuidebooks.
      ContributionsMalik, Durdana Ali., World Wide Fund for Nature Pakistan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB484.P18 B58 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p. :
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3973583M
      ISBN 109698283005
      LC Control Number2001289343

      Archive: karimabad hunza. Khunjerab National Park. The Khunjerab National Park was established primarily as a means to protect the Marco Polo sheep (as well as snow leopards and bharal) living in the area. The borders of the park were mapped by Schaller in , after a short field coinclassifier.club: Mammalia. Jul 16,  · It borders with Afghanistan on the North West and China in the north eastern frontier. It is an old valley with its history tracing back years. Hunza valley is well connected with the rest of Pakistan with the Karakoram Highway which makes it very approachable. The valley is home to world’s highest park which is the Khunjerab National Park.1/2(4).


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ecotourist"s guide to Khunjerab National Park by Daniel T. Blumstein Download PDF EPUB FB2

He is the author of over scientific publications and has written or edited six books, including An Ecotourist’s Guide to Khunjerab National Park.

Benjamin Geffroy is a researcher at the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) and Price: $ He is the author of over scientific publications and has written or edited six books, including An Ecotourist’s Guide to Khunjerab National Park.

Benjamin Geffroy is a researcher at the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) and. About this book.

Intended as a guide for wildlife managers and ecotourism operators, as well as interested ecotourists, Ecotourism's Promise and Peril addresses the biological principles governing how ecotourism affects wildlife.

The introductory chapters focus on four key responses to human visitation – behavioural, physiological, ecological, and evolutionary. Guide to Khunjerab National Park [11], in part because local shepherds wished to develop a trekking industry following the government takeover and protection of the land that they had grazed and hunted on for hundreds of generations.

Yet such industries are fragile and susceptible to changes in perceptions of safety and uncon. Khunjerab National Park. Khunjerab National Park is a high altitude National park in the region of Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan.

It is considered one of the few highest altitude parks in the world. It is home many endangered and threatened animal species like the. Jun 05,  · In order to reach the Khunjerab Pass, you’ll pass through the Khunjerab National Park, the third largest national park in Pakistan.

The entry fee to the national park is 50 Pakistani Rupees per person (USD ). The park is a conservation center for Ibex, Yaks and the national animal of. Book your tickets online for Khunjerab Pass, Tashkurgan County: See 42 reviews, articles, and photos of Khunjerab Pass, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 8 attractions in Tashkurgan County/5(42).

Hunza tour guide costs PKR 19, (US$ ) and registrations are open for We are Pakistan's leading adventure tour company. Book Now. Hunza tour guide costs PKR 19, (US$ ) and registrations are open for We are Pakistan's leading adventure tour company.

Book Now. Khunjerab National Park is wildlife habitats for ibex 5/5(2). Nov 02,  · Khunjerab Pass at elevation of 15, feet is a high mountain pass in the Karakoram Mountains in a strategic position on the northern border of Pakistan (Gilgit–Baltistan Hunza) and southwest border of the Xinjian /5(42).

Sep 01,  · The journey from Karimabad to Khunjerab pass is one smooth ride. Just sit back and enjoy the ride and that is one relaxing experience.

Khunjerab Pass is definitely a destination worth visiting. It is the highest point of KKH and the highest international border in 4/4. Nov 06,  · The Khunjerab National Park (KNP) which is one of the highest Parks in the world existing above meters. A random sampling technique was applied to select respondents.

The total sample drawn was A structured questionnaire was used in face to face interviews to collect data. Basically, interviewees included three different groups of stakeholders: KNP management, village. Much of Khunjerab National Park in Gilgit-Baltistan tops 4,m (15, ft) and has one of the largest concentrations of the elusive snow leopard.

As in much of Pakistan, the military is complicit in profiting from the trade in endangered species. Understand []. Nov 22,  · Khunjerab National Park.

Travel Insurance for Pakistan and China For China. For the Chinese side, I recommend World Nomads, as they offer plans which offer unlimited medical coverage, including rescue, which I think is a must for traveling the Karakoram Highway. CLICK TO GET YOUR FREE QUOTE FROM WORLD NOMADS. One thing to note is that you will have to get out and pay the Khunjerab National Park fee on the way to Sost.

You can pay the fee in Pakistani Rupee ( PKR), Chinese Yuan (50 RMB), or US Dollars ($8 USD). By Air. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) offers daily flights to Gilgit from Islamabad, taking about 50 minutes.

Once you enter Khunjerab National Park, you can take a short break for tea and some snacks. From this point onwards, the drive up to Khunjerab Pass is going to be very steep. Due to the high altitude, the oxygen level is also bound to drop, which means you need to conserve as.

Book your tickets online for Khunjerab National Park, Gilgit-Baltistan: See 22 reviews, articles, and 49 photos of Khunjerab National Park, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 63 attractions in /5. Khunjerab Pass is a place in the lists that should visit if you will do travel trip to Hunza in Pakistan.

It is a border pass Pakistan and China at high mountain elevation around 16, ft. above sea level/5(22). So we stayed on the bus, and had to cross the Khunjerab National Park, where we, foreigners (USA, Korea) had to pay US$8 cash each to pass through the National Park.

Pakistanis and Chinese were exempt ☺; no stopping allowed in the National Park, because we had not officially entered Pakistan. Khunjerab National Park is a national park in Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan.

Khunjerab National Park is Pakistan's third largest national park, and is adjacent to the Taxkorgan Natural Reserve in coinclassifier.clubogyKhun means "blood" and jerav means "to stream" in. Blumstein DT () An ecotourist's guide to Khunjerab National Park.

World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan, Lahore Physiological and behavioral consequences of human visitation (eds) Ecotourism’s.

Passu and Batura Glacier will also be viewed from the road. The participants will enter Khunjerab National Park in Deh. The national park is habitat to many wild life but marmots will be seen the most throughout. You will also spot Himalayan ibex in the vicinity of the national park which will most like be covered with snow in December and January.5/5(2).

Lots of mountains as you pass through the national park to get to it. It’s approx hours from Sost and the road is good. Guide me if Possible 12 September | Answer Show all 2 answers Hide all answers. Are you sure you want to delete this question.

Do you need to book in advance to visit Khunjerab Pass?/5(42). Khunjerab National Park The National Park is a beautiful site itself where you can spot Ibex and Yaks but the road is way picturesque than any other site seeing points.-Khunjerab Pass (China Border 15,ft altitude)-Highest ATM in the world (near China border is situated NBP’s ATM).

Itinerary Day 1: Islamabad Stop At: Islamabad International Airport, Airport Ave, Islamabad Gandhara International Airport, Islamabad, Attock, Punjab, Pakistan Arrival at the airport in Islamabad, our guide and drive will pick you and drive to the hotel No meals included on this day.5/5(2).

Visiting Golestan National Park and hiking and trekking tour at the heart of Golestan forest is a dream for outdoor enthusiasts all around the world.

Golestan National Park Hiking is a perfect experience for all kind of trekkers: air is pure and colors here are vivid and strong. We traverse through scenery of the highest mountain ranges in the world, Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindukush.

Ride along the majestic Karakoram Highway to Khunjerab Pass on the China Pakistan border, roll through the rugged high peaks surrounding Skardu in the arms of cold deserts and experience the vast plains of Deosai National park.

“lucky enough you may spot brown bears with cubs, it has every thing to offer from Lake to Wild flora and fauna,wilderness, Camp at Bara pani or Kala pani for star gazing, it is one of the memorable experienc.

The Khunjerab Pass itself is nothing impressive other than the fact that it is the highest border crossing in the world, with the highest ATM located there as well. The highlight for this trip is the national park surrounding it which is a great place to spot wild animals such as the Himalayan ibex, blue sheep and if you are lucky, Marco Polo.

The Social Travel Network for Khunjerab National Park. Meet up with locals and fellow travelers in Khunjerab National Park. Share travel experiences, activities, accommodation and advice.

Find cheap accommodation near Khunjerab National Park in Gilgit-Baltistan. Compare great deals on over Khunjerab National Park hotels with coinclassifier.club Hotels. Packages. Flights. Cruises.

Cars. Gilgit-Baltistan Travel Guide Flights to Gilgit-Baltistan Activities in Gilgit-Baltistan Khunjerab National Park Car Hire Khunjerab National Park. Survey of Ecotourism Potential in Pakistan's Biodiversity Project Area (Chitral and Northern Areas) by John Mock & Kimberley O'Neil A consultancy report for The World Conservation Union (IUCN) - Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan, January Archive: pakistan autumn.

Khunjerab Pass. Sost is a village on edge of Pakistan-China Border where thousands of tourists come to explore its beauty. Sost is the last point of Hunza Valley. The Khunjerab Pass is the highest paved international border crossing in the world and the highest point on the Karakoram Highway.

We ride along the majestic Karakoram Highway to Khunjerab Pass on the China Pakistan border, roll through the rugged high peaks surrounding Skardu and Khaplu in the arms of cold deserts and spend a night under stars on the vast plains of Deosai National park.

This is a true connection to the core life trip. Khunjerab National Park is Pakistan's third largest National Park. The park is adjacent to Taxkorgan Natural Reserve (1,ha) in China. This park was created on 29 April by the late Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on the recommendation of Wildlife biologist Dr.

George Schaller. Pakistan's glaciers face new threat: Highway’s black carbon traffic and increasingly heavy tourism threatens the fragile Khunjerab National Park, which surrounds the high-mountain border. arrival at immigration/customs in Tashkurgan (China), after processing of documents/luggage drive to Khunjerab Pass (Pak-China border at Meters),this takes hours of drive.

Then you continue towards the port village of Sost (Pakistan) which is a 2 hour drive. Khunjerab is also a national park 5/5(5). Visiting faraway places like Khunjerab National Park gets you away from the daily grind, but it sometimes makes it difficult to locate a hotel.

You won't find a single one within 60 miles (96 kilometers). Quite a lot of visitors stay at the Vivanta by Taj - Dal View, Srinagar, miles ( kilometers) away in Nishat-Shalimar. Book your seats with your Friends and Family.

Visit to Khunjerab National Park and Khunjerab Pass pm: Dinner and Stay, in Hunza. Food: (Breakfast + Dinner)DAY Pages Businesses Travel & Transportation Travel Company Tour Agency Tour Guide Adventure coinclassifier.club Videos Join The Most Demanding 5 Days Winter Trip To #Hunza_Valley.

Skip navigation. Hunza Valley is said to be the Shangri-La of James Hilton’s famous novel ‘Lost Horizon’ in which he discussed about a fictional heaven on Earth, the place he described is referred to Hunza Valley!Khunjerab National Park: Khunjerab Pass - See 22 traveller reviews, 49 candid photos, and great deals for Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, at TripAdvisor.5/5(22).Jan 17,  · A recent visit to Khunzhrav (Khunjrab) Pass 15, ft high National Park, on Sunday 15th Januarycapturing the winter beauty of Gojal valley Hunza along the Karakoram Highway By Asghar Khan Asghar Khan is our regular contributor who works for AKFED-TPS' Hunza Serena Inn (Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development's Tourism Promotion Services) Pakistan.