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    Chitwan National Park, Nepal

    Chitwan National Park
    Chitwan National Park, first national of Nepal offers a wilderness of rich ecosystem that includes mammals, birds, reptiles and water animals of several kinds. It is little surprising therefore that this is one of the most popular and most frequented part of the country. The park was declared UNESCO Natural Heritage Site in 1979. The park that includes in its area a part of the Shivlalik Hills, is covered with deciduous forests overlooking the floodplains of Narayani, Rapti and Reu rivers. There are around 600 plant species, 50 mammals, 526 birds and 49 amphibians, reptiles found in the park. The highlights, of course, are the 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros and some hundred nocturnal Royal Bengal Tigers that live in the dense forests of the park. Sharing home with these are other animals like Rhesus Monkey, Grey Langur, Deer, Leopards and Wild Cats etc.

    Another factor adding a distinct touch to the Chitwan experience is the colorful Tharu Culture. There are also sites of religious and historical importance at Devghat, Pandavnagar, Balmiki Adshram and Kabilaspur. Chitwan is easy to reach from Kathmandu and other parts of the country. Daily flights to Meghauli and Bharatpur are available from Kathmandu. It is also connected by road to the capital and other major cities in the country.

    The activities to do in Chitwan National Park
    Elephant Breeding Center, Elephant Safari, Tharu Cultural Dance, Nature Walk, Bird watching, Canoe Ride, Tharu Village Tour, Jungle Drive and Excursion, Visit to the Gharial Hatchery Farm, Twenty Thousand Lakes, Sunset Viewing, Churia Hills Trek and More.
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    Animals & Birds you can see
    There are about 600 plant species, 50 mammals, 526 birds and 49 amphibians, reptiles found in the park. The highlights of Chitwan are Asian one-horned Rhinoceros and some hundred nocturnal Royal Bengal Tigers that live in the dense forests of the park. Offering home to these are different creatures like Rhesus Monkey, Dim Langur, Deer, Panthers, White Stockinged Gaur, Wild Hog, Wild Mutts and Wild Felines. Among reptiles are various types of snakes including the Python, while the stream zones, breed ambhibians like the jeopardized snouted gharial famously known as Gangetic Crocodile and Swamp Crocodiles. The woods are alive amid summer with the entry of vagrant feathered creature's heaven flycatcher, Indian Pitta and Parakeets, while winter fowls incorporate waterfowl, Brahminy Ducks, Pintails, Barheaded Geese, Cormorants and Transitory winged animals from Siberia. Other fowl verities are Woodpeckers, Hornbills, Peacocks, Peahens, Floricans and Redheaded Trogons.
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