Why Sukhla Phanta Safari?
- Largest grassland of Nepal
- Sight of tiger, swamp deer , wild elephants and other exotic animals
- Jungle walk and jeep safari with knowledgeable naturalist
- Rich culture and vegetation
- 423 species of birds
General Information of the Sukhla Phanta National Park
- Established-1976 A.D
- No of Species- Flora-700, Fish-28, Reptile-12, Mammals-46, Birds-423
Sukhla Phanta Wildlife Reserve lying at south west terai of Nepal covers total area of 305 sq.km and is the home to some of the endangered exotic animals of the planet earth. The reserve has varied altitude ranging from 90m to 270m. The dream of witnessing land mammals, listening to soulful lullaby of birds and roaming in the lap of nature is what you will be rendered in this captivating wildlife safari. The presence of 46 species of mammals including swamp deer, spotted deer, Nilgai, wild dog, jackal, porcupine, royal Bengal tiger, wild elephant, etc. promises to satisfy you. The reserve has large population of swamp deer with the recorded population between 1710-2250.
Moreover, the reserve has largest grassland in Nepal covering the area of 54 sq.km and has the largest breeding population of Bengal Florican and Hispid Hare. The reserve is relatively virgin rendering you the chance to explore and find new species of flora and fauna during you trip to the reserve. There is more to this reserve besides exotic and endangered mammals. The experience you can gather by dotting the birds like ducks, Herons, Kingfishers, storks, etc. at Rani Tal (Lake) is simply indescribable. The sight of hundreds of birds at this lake with the golden rays during the sunset is gratifying experience. The Sal forest, Sal savannah, open grassland, waterholes in the park also assures you the pure and engaging into the woods experience.
700 species of flora, accompanied by subtropical climate and large grassland magnets the birds and mammals in the reserve. If you want to see and capture those colorful birds, then you are in luck again as the reserve is the home to 423 species of birds, making it the dream destination for bird enthusiast also. Bird species like swamp francolin, rufos-rumped grass bird, bushchat, etc. ensures you the dance moves in the sky and the color worth capturing and remembering. The migrating birds surely adds more to your overall experience.
The reserve has four seasons including winter, spring, summer and monsoon. The reserve receives annual rainfall of 1579mm from June to September. December and January is relatively cold with temperature of 7-12 degree Celsius. In case you are wandering the best time to explore the reserve, then you can plan this trip during the month of February to March. (25-35 Degree Celsius)
The reserve is easily accessible via road from any parts of Nepal. Aarya Tara Travels and Tours has both readymade and tailor made tour package for you. Whatever you may prefer, we will award you with most engaging and fruitful experience during your trip to the reserve. The combination activities like jungle walk with experience naturalist, jeep safari, bird watching, etc. makes our safari package stand out and unique among the pile of packages in the market. The delicious cuisines and comfortable accommodation is not to be mentioned.