The Khaptad National Park is a protected area in the Far-Western Region, Nepal that was established in 1984 Located in the mid mountains, the Park is a rich natural habitat and has also gained religious significance as the home of Khaptad Swami, the renowned hermit There are several places of religious and natural significance inside and outside the National Park in Khaptad Read more about Khaptad National Park
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Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
The best way to reach the park area is to fly from Nepalgunj to Dipayal and the local buses are available for Silgadhi, Doti From Silgadhi Bazzar one has to hike 6 hours to the park entrance and another 7-8 hours to the Park Headquarters Other options are-flight to Dipayal followed by a three-day walk, or flight to Achham or Bajhang followed by a two-day walk, or flight to Bajura followed by a four-day walk However, Dipayal and Accham airport are rarely openTribhuvan International Airport (910 km), Nepalgunj Airport (423 km)