National Parks and Wildlife

Nepal is rich in Geographic diversity and its natural beauties. The lowest land from 65 meters from sea level Kanchan Kalan at Jhapa districts to top of the world Mt. Everest (8,848m) is in Nepal. Here are many rivers which are origin from Himalaya, tranquil Lakes, Glacier and Steams. Different type of flora and fauna are found here, which almost exit from the planate such as Royal Bangal Tiger, One Horn Rhino, musk Deer, Snow leopard etc. Nepal has ten National Parks, three wildlife reserves, 6 conservation Area and one hunting Reserves. 
 

  • Bardia National Park

    Bardia National park is the largest national park in the lowland Terai covering on area of 968 sq.km. The park situated in Nepal's Western Terai was established to protect representative ecosystems and conserve tiger and its prey species. Initially, a ...

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  • Chitwan National Park

    The park is situated in south central Nepal, covering 932 km2in the subtropical lowlands of the inner Terai. The area comprising the Tikauli forest-from Rapti river to the foothills of the Mahabharat-extending over an area of 175 km2 was declared ...

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  • Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

    Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve adjoins Rukum, Myagdi and Baglung districts in the Dhaulagiri Himal range in West Nepal. Putha, Churen and Gurja Himal extend over the northern boundary of the reserve.  Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve was established in 1983 and was gazetted ...

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  • Kanchenjunga Conservation Area

    Kanchenjunga Conservation Area  Project (KCAP) is named after after Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m) - second highest mountain in Nepal and the third highest in the world. Kanchenjunga was designated as a conservation area in March 1998.  It covers an area of ...

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  • Khaptad National Park

    Khaptad National Park is located in the Far-western region of Nepal. The park was gazetted in 1984 covering an area of 225 sq. km. The area of buffer zone is 216 sq.km.  The park is the only mid-mountain national park ...

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  • Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

    Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve lies on the floodplains of the Sapta Koshi River in the south-eastern Terai. The reserve was gazetted in 1976 to preserve habitat for the only remaining population of Wild buffalo, Arna (Bubalus arnee). The 176 sq. ...

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  • Langtang National Park

    Langtang National Park was established in 1976 to conserve the unique flora and fauna of the region. It is the nearest national park of the capital Kathmandu in the Central Himalayan Region. The 1710 sq. km. of the park extends over ...

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  • Makalu Barun National Park

    Makalu Barun National Park and Buffer zone area (previously conservation area) was established in 1992. This park administered and managed by Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation. Government of Nepal and supported by The Mountain Institute's initiative, is an ...

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  • Manaslu Conservation Area

    Manaslu was declared a “Conservation Area”in December 1998 by HMG’s Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation under the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act of Nepal. It covers an area of 1663 sq. km. The region harbors a mosaic of ...

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  • Parsa Wildlife Reserve

    Parsa Wildlife Reserve is located in the south-central lowland Terai of Nepal. The 499 km2 of pristine sub-tropical jungle makes Parsa Nepal's largest wildlife reserve. Once this area served as a vacation site for the Rana Rulers of the country. ...

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  • Rara National Park

    Rara National Park is located in the North-Westem high mountains of Nepal. The park was gazetted in 1976 to conserve the unique beauty of Lake Rara, and to protect the representative flora and fauna of the Humla-Jumla region. The park is ...

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  • Sagarmatha National Park

    Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park is spread over an area of 1,148 sq, km in 1976, of the Himalayan ecological zone in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The Park includes the upper catchments areas of the Dudhkoshi and Bhotehoshi Rivers ...

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  • Shey Phoksundo Narional Park

    Shey-phoksundo Narional Park is situated in the Trans-Himalayan region of northwest Nepal. It is Nepal’s largest National Park covering an area of 3,555 km2. It was established in 1984 to preserve a unique Trans-Himalayan ecosystem with a diversity of flora ...

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  • Shivapuri National Park

    Shivapuri National Park (159 sq km) is situated on the northern fringe of Kathmandu valley and lies about 12 km away from the center of capital city. The area was gazetted as the country's ninth national park in 2002. Prior ...

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  • Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve

    Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve was managed as a hunting reserve beginning 1969, and was gazetted as a Wildlife Reserve in 1976, covering an area of 305 sq. km. It lies in the extreme south-western section of Nepal’s Terai in Kanchanpur District. ...

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  • Annapurna Conservation Area

    The Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) contains some of the world’s highest peaks the world’s deepest valley-the Kali Gandaki River Valley. It is the Nepal’s largest protected area of 7629 sq. km. It was established in 1992. The proposed conservation area ...

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