Valley of Flowers National Park is in the Nanda Devi Biosphere reserve which is in the UNESCO world Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2004. This reserve is of 223,674 hectare spread with a buffer zone area of 5148.57 km2. This National Park is in West Himalaya region, in Uttarakhand State of India and is famous for its landscape with ever bright alpine flowers among rich endowment of flora that the park has. This Park area is richly diverse giving asylum of rare animals, which include endangered species, such as Asiatic black bear, musk deer, snow leopard, brown bear, blue sheep and red fox. Among the Bird species here one can see many rare bird varieties flying high altitude such as Himalayan Monal Pheasant. Situated at the western part of Nanda Devi National Park, which is another wonderful sanctuary Valley of Flowers lies at 3600 meter elevation fromsea level, with gentle landscape as a comforting feature alongthe mountain’s rugged wilderness. Both these National parks together cover an exclusive transition zone between Great Himalaya and Zanskar mountain ranges.
The Valley of Flower National Park stretches over an large area of of 87.50 km², with about 8 k.m. length and 2 k.m. width.