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Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve Tour

Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve TourThe Shuklaphanta wildlife reserve is one of the largest national park in the country. It is located in the far western Terai on the southwest edge of Nepal, covering parts of Dolpa and Mugu District. The park contains luxuriant forests mainly comprised of blue pine, spruce, cypress, poplar, deodar, fir and birch. The Jugdula River valley consists mostly of Qurercus species. The trans-Himalayan area has near-desert type vegetation of mainly dwarf juniper and caragana shrubs. The park is the habitat of over 268 species of birds, including sarus, crane, swamp francolin, grass owl, warblers etc. The animals found here include snow leopard and blue sheep, goral, Himalayan Tahr, serow, leopard, wolf, jackal, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan weasel, Himalayan mouse hare, yellow-throated marten, langur and rhesus monkeys. The park is also rich in many varieties of birds like Impeyan pheasant (danphe), blood pheasant, cheer pheasant, red and yellow billed cough, raven, jungle crow, snow partridge and many others. The Shukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve is also known for other endangered species including tiger. In order to reach this area, either you have to fly or drive from Kathmandu to Mahendranagar, which is some 695 km and then continue your journey.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 :- Arrival in Kathmandu. You stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02 :- Drive from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and drive from Nepalgunj to Suklaphanta.

Day 03 :- Full day activities in Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve. You set out for village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. You enjoy dinner and overnight stay here.

Day 04 :- Full activities in Suklafanta Wildlife Reserve. You enjoy bird watching and further proceed for elephant Safari. An excellent opportunity to see Asian Elephant, Great One Horn Rhinoceros, Spotted Deer or Chital, Hog Deer, Barking Deer, Samber, Swamp Deer or Barasingha, Nilgai or Bull, Black Buck, Wild Boar, Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Wild Dog, Golden Jackal, Striped Hyena. You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Bardia their home.Next you start jungle walk. An excellent opportunity to see the wild animals, small mammals, birds and waits in the Tower to have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalists and wild life tracker. Excellent photographic opportunities are plentiful. You conclude the day by Tharu cultural dance and delicious dinner.

Day 06 :- This day's activities include bird watching and Jeep driving into the jungle. Next you depart for Kathmandu.

Day 07 :- Rest day in Kathmandu

Day 08 :-
Fly out from Kathmandu.


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