The KTWR is biologically diversified as it consists of 21 species of invertebrates, 77 species of butterfly, 127 species of fish, 45 species of herpetofauna, 526 species of bird and 31 species of mammals. Similarly, floral diversity scores high position as flowering plants recorded 502 species, medicinal plants 18 species, fodder 33 species, edible plants 22 species and fern 12 species (Management Plan of KTWR and its Buffer Zone, 2018).Readmore…
Places to Visit
At Reserve’s head-office, there is an Information Center, which can provide general information about its biological diversity. The next visiting place is Hattisar, elephant house, at Reserve’s headquarter. One can entertain an “Elephant Safari” by paying fee. The other activities available on paying based are Jeep Safari, Jungle walk, Village walk, Boating, Fishing and Bird watching. The KTWR itself is a place of visiting as it is listed .readmore…
Season to Visit
KTWR represents eastern tropical flora and fauna of lowland Nepal. It ranges from 80-95 m. Rainfall occurs nearly 2019 mm annually. Maximum temperature goes up to 380 Celsius during summer (May to October) and minimum temperature falls down up to 80 Celsius during winter (November to February). Good season to visit KTWR is winter when skies are clear and temperatures are moderate.readmore…
Exceptionalities of KTWR
- KTWR is a single wildlife reserve among its category in Nepal.
- It is the first wetland listed in RAMSAR Sites for Nepal.
- It is the prime habitat for Wild water buffalo.
- It plays vital role as a biological storage of gene pool of Wild water buffalo.
- It is heavenly places for bird watching, studying and monitoring.
- It is a hotspot for tourism promotion in eastern Nepal.
- It is eastern distribution limit to Dolphin.
- It harbors no big carnivores except common leopard, Panthera pardus.
- It creates wildlife corridor connectivity across eastern Indian cross-border.