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Pokhara now has a place that offers everything you would need on your journey.
Food, travel-trek arrangements, and entirely spiritual surrounding.

travel . experience . inspire

Pokhara now has a place that offers everything you would need on your journey.
Food, travel-trek arrangements, and entirely spiritual surrounding.

Chitwan National Park

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5. April 2018.paras.0 Likes.0 Comments

Chitwan National Park is the oldest and first park in Nepal. It was established in 2030 B.S. (1973AD) following approval by the late King Mahendra in December 1970. This park lies in the plain area of the mid-south region of Inner Terai. This previously, Royal Chitwan National Park, was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1984.

It is in the heart of the jungle of Terai. Its total area is 932 square kilometers. It is one of the most important sub-tropical lowland parks in Nepal. It has been included in the list of World Heritage Site in 2041 B.S. (1984 AD.). It ranges from about 100 meters or 330 ft. in the altitude in the river valleys to 815 meters or 2,674 ft. in the Churia Hills. Chitwan national park is only 150m above the sea level. The Park is regarded as the third biggest attraction of Nepal after trekking and the Kathmandu Valley. Chitwan national park has a particularly rich flora and fauna.

CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

This national park is situated in the central development region occupying the area of Chitwan, Parsa, and Makwanpur districts of the Narayani zone. It contains Chure Hills, Rapti Valley and main regions of the Narayani and Riyu rivers. Sal trees are found in a great number in this national park. It is known for Sal forest, riverine forest, and grassland. Chitwan national park is dominated by almost monotypic stands of Sal forest occupied 60% of the total area of the park. There are about 570 species of flowering plants, 30 species of large mammals, more than 400 birds’ species, 17 reptiles and 100 fish species recorded by the UNESCO. Many endangered animals such as tigers, one horned rhinoceros, wild elephants, striped hyenas, Bengal tiger, sloth bears, Gangetic dolphins (Platanista Gangetic), Gaur, Golden Monitor lizard, Gharial Crocodile, and alligators are found here.

Different kinds of insects, pythons, and crocodiles (Ghariyal and Magar) are also found in this area. This park also provides an excellent habitat for apes, monkeys, antelopes, yellow-throated marten, bears, sloth bear, tigers, lizards, fishing cat, hog deer, leopard, Gaurigati, wild pig, jackal, striped hyena, Gaur, barking deer, deer Chital, wild dog, porcupine, jungle cat, otter,sambar, Ratua and Laguna are found here.

The Chitwan national park (region) has had a long history of conservation. It was the Royal hunting grounds for the Kings and dignitaries of Nepal for long years.

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