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Parks and Reserves of Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, between China and India. It is one of the most fascinating countries in the world with its natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, towering Pagodas, spectacular Himalayan Ranges with worlds highest peaks It contains eight of the world's 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest - the world's tallest - on the border with Tibet.



Parks & Wild Life Reserves of Nepal
  • Annapurna Conservation Area

    The Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is spread over 7,629 sq. km. of Kaski, Myagdi, Parbat and Manang districts in northwest Nepal. Established in 1986, the conservation area is surrounded by high mountains and deep valleys. A mosaic of ethnic groups has carved lifestyle out of its steep terraces and barren plateaus. The conservation area is also home to 1,226 species…read more…


  • Kanchanjungha Conservation Area

    Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world, bordering Sikkim in India, the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China and east Nepal. The Kanchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) with an area of 1,650 km 2 accounts for nearly 65 percent of the entire land area of Taplejung District. Because KCA is located due north of Bay of Bangal , KCA receives more rainfall…read more…


  • Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

    Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve consists of about 1325 sq km, established in 1983 and gazetted in 1987.Dhorpatan was previously a hunting Reserve that lies in the Rukum, Myagdi and Baglung districts along the Dhaulagiri Himal range in western Nepal 335 kms from Kathmandu. Putha, Churen and…read more…

  • Chitwan National Park

    Chitwan National Park is surrounded in an area of 32 sq km, established in 1973.
    It is the oldest national park in Nepal is situated in the subtropical inner Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal. Formerly…read more…

  • Bardia National Park

    Bardia National Park surrounds an area of 968 sq km, first gazetted in 1976 and further extended in 1984.It is situated in the mid far-western Terai, east of the Karnali River…read more…

  • Sagarmatha National Park

    Sagarmatha National Park consists of about 1148 sq km, established in 1976.
    Sagarmatha National Park was added to the list of World Heritage…read more…

  • Langtang National Park

    Lantang National Park is over an area of 1710 sq. km, designated in 1970-71 / gazetted in 1976.It is in the central Himalayas, Langtang is the nearest large National Park to Kathmandu. The area extends…read more…

  • Shey-Phoksundo National Park

    Shey-Phoksundo National surrounds an area of 3555 sq km,established in 1984, situated in the mountain region of western Nepal (best reached from Kathmandu by a flight to Juphal 420kms followed by a few hours trek). The region covers…read more…

  • Rara National Park

    Rara National Park is surrounded by an area of 106 sq km, established in 1976.
    Rara is located in north-west Nepal 371km by air from Kathmandu. Most of the park including Lake Rara…read more…

  • Makalu Barun National Park

    Makalu Barun National Park is the only protected area in Nepal with designation of a Strict Nature Reserve. It has some of the richest and most unique pockets of plants and animals…read more…

  • Shukla Phant Wildlife Reserve

    The Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve is situated in the southern part of far-western Nepal in the Kanchanpur District, lies in an…read more…

  • Parsa Wildlife Reserve

    Parsa Wildlife Reserve lies in an area of 499 sq km, established in 1984.
    It occupies parts of Chitwan…read more…

  • Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

    The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is 175 square kilometers of wildlife refuge and wetlands habitat established in 1976. It is located in Eastern Nepal, and can…read more…

  • Shivapuri National Park

    Shivapuri National Park is situated at an altitude of 2563m north of Kathmandu. It is in the second highest point within the Kathmandu valley located…read more…

  • Manashlu Conservation Area

    Manaslu Conservation Area (MCA) with an area of 1,663 km 2, covers seven Village Development Committees (VDC) of Gorkha District. They are Samagaun, Lho, Prok…read more…

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