Tiger population increased in Parsa National Park


21st Mar, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


HETAUDA, Mar 21: Parsa National Park has seen an increase in the population of tigers. The park, which reaches across 3 districts, has noted a significant increase in its tiger population in the past five years.
The number of tigers has increased from 7 to 20 in the past five years. Chief Conservation Officer Hari Bhadra Acharya said that while the regional level conducts surveys every five years, the park itself conducts surveys yearly and has found an increase in its population of tigers.

Acharya said that the park management is moving forward with a plan to turn the nation's youngest national park into a tourism destination. The park, which spreads over Makwanpur, Bara, and Parsa, said that it has all the necessary elements to be a successful tourist destination. "The park has many exotic animals like rhinoceros, elephants, etc."

The chief home of the animals is currently in Ramouli, Pratappur. The place is suitable for observing all kinds of animals and birds. The national park offers services like jungle safari, elephant safari, and trekking, said Acharya.