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Category: National parks, Local time: 13:37:53, Altitude: 491m
Chitwan National Park is the oldest protected area in Nepal
. It is situated at the foot of the Himalayas, in the south-central part of the country, in the district of Chitwan, about 200 km southwest of the city Kathmandu
. Chitwan National Park was founded in 1974, and it covers an area of 932 km2
. It has a very rich flora and fauna and it is also a refuge for the unicorn Asiatic rhinoceroses and the Bengal tigers. Chitwan National Park has recently become a popular destination for ecotourism. You can take tours in the deep jungle, ride the elephants or a canoe. Chitwan National Park was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1984.
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 6:48:23 AM
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: rafting, hiking, swimming, fishing Character of the park
: lake, insular Protected animal species
: porcupine, deer, Bengali white tiger, falcon, elephant (Elephantidae), bear (Ursidae), tiger (Panthera tigris), cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), dolphin, butterfly, moth, eagle, duck, crocodile, gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), turtle, otter (Lutra) Pets allowed?
: Yes Other services
: anchorage, bar, restaurant, beach Distance from the main road
: 9.6016365600341 Why to go there?
: unique fauna, cliffs, marshland