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Jungle Safari Tour of Nepal

Jungle Safari Tour of Nepal

These world heritage parks are fully guaranteed to saw you most beautiful exotic rasslands and junglewild life that can only be found in this tiny varied nation. Ride through the tall g by elephant … keep an eye out for the game.

Bardia National Park
Was what began as a Hunting Reserve with an area of 368 sq. km in 1969. It was gazette as the Karnali Wildlife Reserve in 1976. Finally Bardiya was declared a national park in 1982. Now it covered the whole Babai Valley to 968 sq. km and the area has been double up. It is situated in the mid-far western region on the eastern bank of the Karnali River, and about 600km West from Kathmandu . It is the largest and most undisturbed wilderness area in the Terai of Nepal. It is thickly forested by Sal trees and is carpeted with grass, Savannah and Riverine forest. It is a regenerated habitat for endangered species like the Rhinoceros, wild Elephant, Tiger, Swamp Deer, Black Buck, Crocodile and Gangetic dolphin, endangered birds includes the Bengal florican, lesser florican, silver-eared mesia and Sarus crane. More than 30 different mammals, over 300 species of resident and migratory birds and many reptiles and fish have been found to be thriving here.

Was established in 1972. The most visited protected area in Nepal . A World Natural site declared by UNESCO. A tested and proven conservation success story. The Nepal 's first and most famous national Park, situated in the central development region covering an area of 932 sq. km.

This park includes hilly area of the Silwalik range covered by deciduous Sal (Rabustta) forest and carpeted with grass savannah and riverine vegetation. Gharial and Marsh Mugger crocodiles cavort in the river water and these makes the park a true Jungle safari trip. Some of these flora and fauna are endangered already.

The park, made up of the flood plains of the Narayani, Rapti and Reu rivers, is home to more than 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros roam the sprawling grass and wetland in the park and its surrounding areas some 100 nocturnal Rayal Bengal tigers. Besides rhinoceros and tigers the diverse ecology is home to around 600 plants species, 50 mammals, 526 birds and 49 amphibians, Arthropods, reptiles, different species of deer's, leopard, sloth bear, wild boar, wild dog, white stocking gaurs, rhesus and langour monkeys.

Chitwan National Park
Was established in 1972. The most visited protected area in Nepal . A World Natural site declared by UNESCO. A tested and proven conservation success story. The Nepal 's first and most famous national Park, situated in the central development region covering an area of 932 sq. km.

This park includes hilly area of the Silwalik range covered by deciduous Sal (Rabustta) forest and carpeted with grass savannah and riverine vegetation. Gharial and Marsh Mugger crocodiles cavort in the river water and these makes the park a true Jungle safari trip. Some of these flora and fauna are endangered already.

The park, made up of the flood plains of the Narayani, Rapti and Reu rivers, is home to more than 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros roam the sprawling grass and wetland in the park and its surrounding areas some 100 nocturnal Rayal Bengal tigers. Besides rhinoceros and tigers the diverse ecology is home to around 600 plants species, 50 mammals, 526 birds and 49 amphibians, Arthropods, reptiles, different species of deer's, leopard, sloth bear, wild boar, wild dog, white stocking gaurs, rhesus and langour monkeys.

Koshi Tappu
Wildlife Reserve can claim its distinct identity for one good reason - the vast expanse of the Koshi River . Located in Saptari and Sunsari Districts in eastern Nepal, the reserve's area (175 square kilometers) is defined by the eastern and western embankments of the Koshi River. It was gazette in 1976 and the reserve was established basically to preserve the habitat of the remaining population of wild buffalo, locally known as Arna, in Nepal. Today, with the wild buffalo preserved, the reserve has also won its niche as birdwatchers' paradise.
Shuklaphanta

The name of the park, itself speaks for its prime landscape - the plain grassland. It has its history dating back to 1969 when it was declared a Hunting Reserve. Seven years down the line, the area was designated, as a wildlife reserve to protect Nepal 's last remaining herd of swamp deer (Cervus duvaicelli).
Today, the mission appears accomplished. There are around 2,000 swamp deer's in the reserve. What began as an area of 141 square kilometers today the reserve occupies an area of 305 square kilometers. Located in the Far Western Terai on the southwest edge of Nepal , the Shukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve is also known for other endangered species including tiger.

Khaptad National Park
Khaptad National Park in West Nepal has gained religious significance as the home of Khaptad Swami, the renowned hermit. The park with rolling hills of grasslands and forests of subtropical, temperate and sub slpine vegetation, it is also a rich natural habitat. The park boasts of 224 species of medicinal herbs. The park also offers excellent bird watching opportunities, with 270 species of birds, the common ones being different varieties of lmpheyan Pheasant, partridges, flycatchers, bulbuls, cuckoos and eagles. animals in the park are barking deer, wild boar, ghoral, Himalayan black beer, yellow-throated marten, rhesus monkey and langur monkey. Khaptad National Park also religious sightseeing at Tribeni on the way to its headquarters. There are several historical temples surrounding this area and an annual celebration of Ganga Dashhara is held here every Jestha Purnima. Another religious site is Sahara Linga at 3,200 meters, the highest point of the park. Other religious areas in the park include Ganesh Temple, Nagdhunga and Kedardhunga. These areas are ideal places for meditation. Toward the northeast of the park is Khaptad Lake where a festival is held every August and September. The easiest way to reach Khaptad Nationa Park is via Nepalgunj in West Nepal. Daily buses and airlines to Nepalgunj are available from Kathmandu and other cities. From Nepalgunj one can drive to Silgadhi in Doti District, from where the park entrance is a six hours hike from this area.

Sagarmatha National Park
The prime object of attraction in the Sagarmatha National Park is Mt. Everest the peak of the world. The peak was added to the list of World Heritage Site in 1979. The park is in Sagarmatha district in the northeastern part of the country. the park a part of the Himalayan ecological zone, has several other prominent peaks most of which are above 6,000 meters. With most of the park above 3,000 meters Sagarmatha is full of rugged terrain with deep gorge, glaciers and huge rocks. With its Himalayan terrain and its unique culture, the park offers a blend of natural and cultural tourist products here. The vegetation at lower elevation is dominated by pine and hemlock forests, while above 3,500 meters the forest is dominated with silver fir, birch, rhododendron, and juniper trees. During spring and monsoon the varieties of rhododendron flowers are seen. The common wildlife in the park are Himalayan Tahr, ghoral, musk deer, pikka (Mouse hare) weasel, jackal. Other rarely seen animals are Himalayan black bear, wolf, lynx and snow . Birds inhabiting the park are of over 118 species. Common ones among them are the impeyan pheasant (Danphe) blood pheasant, red billed cough, yellow billed chough, snow cock, snow pigeon, Himalayan griffon and lammergeyer. The national park also snowcase the cultural trophies with the warm Sherpa hospitality and its many monasteries and culture landmarks. The best time to visit the park is during autumn months October and November and from March to May in summer when the days are warm and clear. The best way to reach the Sagarmatha National Park is to fly Lukla from where the national park is only two days trek away. Another option is to go via Jiri to Tumlingtar. From both these places the national park is a 10 to 12 days trek away. Except for a few helicopter landing strips, most part of the national park is inaccessible and can only be explored by walking.

Rara National park
Rara National Park abound by coniferous forests a smallest National park, which covers an area of 160sq. kms. It lies in the northwest of Kathmandu nearly 370 kms far. The park ascends from 1800m - 4080 meters. Most of the park lies at an altitude of about 3,000 meters. Alpine and sub alpine ecosystems of Himalaya are its major inhabitants. The biggest lake of Nepal the Rara Lake stands at an altitude of 2,990 meters in the park. The Lake is hebetated by snow trout fish and it is surrounded by hills richly forested by blue pine, black juniper, west Himalayan spruce, oak, Himalayan cypress, Indian horse - chestnut, walnut and Himalayan poplar, chuchemara (4,087m), Ruma Kand (3,731m) and Malika Kand (3731m) are the summits situated at the northern side of the park. It is an ideal habitat for the musk deer, red panda, black deer, yellow throat martin, ghoral, serow, leopard, wild Boar himalayan thar. Wild fowl like teals, pochards and mallards are seen migrating while birds like impeyan, kalij & blood pheasant & chukker partridge are found inhabiting the park.