Parsa National Park

Parsa National Park

Parsa National Park

Parsa National Park

Activities:  Jungle safari, jungle walk, jeep drive

Access:  Fly to Simara from Kathmandu (15 minutes) and then by road to the reserve headquarters (7 km), or overland from Kathmandu (150 km via Hetauda)

Wildlife: Wild elephant, Royal Bengal tiger, leopard, sloth bear, gaur, blue bull, wild dog, sambar, chital, hog deer, barking deer, langur monkey, rhesus macaque, striped hyena, rat, palm civet and jungle cat; reptiles include king cobra, common cobra, krait, rat snake and python

Birds: 500 species of birds including the endangered great hornbill; other birds found here include the peafowl, red-jungle fowl, flycatchers and woodpeckers

Vegetation: Tropical and sub-tropical 90% covered with sal forests, while hills are covered with chir pine, khair, sissoo and silk cotton

Best Season: October-March; April-June (hot, 30-35 degrees Celsius), July-September (monsoon)

Park Headquarters: Adhabar

Entrance Fee: Nepalis - NPR 50 per day per entry, SAARC nationals - NPR 500 per day per entry, foreigners - NPR 1,000 per day per entry


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