Shuklaphanta opened for tourists

Published On: October 1, 2021 01:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KANCHANPUR, Oct 1: The Shuklaphanta National Park has been opened for domestic and international tourists.   

All tourism activities are now open in the national park except for elephant safari, Chief Conservation Officer Dil Bahadur Purja Magar said.   

Tourism activities in the national park were suspended for almost five months after the surge of the second wave of COVID-19.

Pun shared that jungle safari, jungle walk, rafting, camping, fishing and other touristic activities have resumed in the national park.

He, however, said that the visitors should fully abide by health protocols adding that the use of facemasks and sanitizers is mandatory. Nature guide is also mandatory for the visitors going for jungle safari and jungle walk, he added. 

A tour guide can guide upto three tourists while two tour guides can lead a maximum of 10 tourists in the national park. 

Spread over 305 sq kms, the national park is famous for swamp deer and pastureland.


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