NEPALGUNJ, March 25: The area around the Banke National Park (BNP) has been placed on high alert after a ‘killer’ Bengal tiger which was confined by the park authorities escaped from its enclosure on Tuesday morning.

Nature at its best

March 6, 2020 10:07 am

Traveling to new places and observing the culture and architecture there is something we all look forward to but it’s often something that requires extensive planning. However, when it comes to nature and exploring the wilderness, we are lucky that we don’t need to venture too far away, as the best of it is right here in our own country.

Nepalgunj, Jan 4: The Banke National Park (BNP) is all set to bring in more number of tourists. It had witnessed the visit of 150 tourists from the country and abroad combined in the last fiscal year. Among these, only eight were the foreign tourists.

BANKE, Dec 5: Jungle safari has been kept open at Banke National Park in view of Nepal Visit Year-2020.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 28: A leopard cub died in a road accident Kohalpur–Babai road section of the Banke National Park. The cub was crossing the road when it was run over by jeep cruising at high speed.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Ministry of Forest and Environment is observing the World Tiger Day today by organizing several programs in Kohalpur. The ministry is marking the day in Banke National Park this time as per the plan to organize a central event nearby the habitat of tigers.

RANJHA, March 24: Wild animals inside the Banke National Park are frequently killed in road accidents as they have to cross the East-West highway to reach the Rapti river due to the lack of adequate sources of water inside the park area.

BANKE, Feb 23: Banke National Park has banned hiring of domesticated elephants for festivals and personal use. The Park follows the government outlawing the use of tamed elephants on rent for occasions and personal purpose across the country after amending the Act related to elephant management.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 29: In a bid to conserve the endangered gharial crocodile, Banke National Park (BNP), the youngest national park of the country, is planning to protect the rare reptile in the buffer zone of Rapti River basin.