Tourist Information - Parse Wildlife Reserve

Parsa Wildlife Reserve

It is spread over parts of Chitwan, Makawanpur, Parsa and Bara districts. 

The vegetation is tropical and sub tropical mostly covered with Sal trees, while the hills are covered mostly with chir pine, khair, sissoo and silk cotton. 

The reserve provide good habitat for the animals like wild elephant, tiger, leopard, sloth bear, gaur, bluebull and wild dog. 

Other common animals include sambar, chital, hog deer, barking deer, langur monkey, rhesus macaques, striped hyena, rat, palm civet and jungle cat. 

There are 370 species of birds found in the reserve like hornbill, peafowl, red jungle fowl, flightcatchers and wood peckers. 

The reverse is also home to the snakes like king cobra, common cobra, rattle snake and python. 

Activities: Jungle Safari on elephant-back, Jungle Walk, Jeep Drive
Access: 15min flight to Simara and 7km drive
Best Season: Oct-Mar, Apr-Jun(hot), Jul-Sep(rainy)

(Source - Nepal Tourism Board)