Shuklaphanta National Park

Shuklaphanta National Park

Shuklaphanta National Park

Shuklaphanta National Park

Activities:  Wildlife viewing, jungle safari

Accommodation: Jungle lodges

Access:  Fly (1 hour 10 minutes) or drive to Dhangadhi (670 km from Kathmandu) then drive 1 hour 30 minutes (60 km)

Wildlife: Swamp deer, wild elephants, tigers, spotted deer, blue bull, barking deer, hog deer, wild boar, leopard, jackal, langur and rhesus monkey; reptiles include marsh mugger crocodile, cobra, python

Birds: 350 species of birds including sarus crane, swamp francolin, grass owl, warblers, flycatchers, Bengal florican

Vegetation: Sub-tropical jungle of sal and open grasslands

Best Season: October-March; April-June (hot, 42 degrees Celsius), July-September (rainy)

Reserve Headquarters: Majhgaon, Kanchanpur

Entrance Fee: Nepali - 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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