‘Wildlife is an asset of the World. And it is our duty to conserve them in their natural habitat’
Bhutan’s Most Valuable Gem!!
With a rich variety of flora & fauna, Royal Manas National Park is the oldest park in Bhutan. Popularly known as ‘Conservation Showpiece of the Kingdom’, this protected area is blessed with a tropical as well as the subtropical ecosystem. From the Golden Langur to Rufous Necked Hornbills – the endangered list of fauna in the park along with over 900 plant species, this natural habitat addresses all.
What is the road route-Confused?
Are you thinking of how to reach Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan? The following options are for you:
By Air: The only international airport in Bhutan is the Paro International Airport, from where the capital city of Thimphu is closer. Avail car rental in Bhutan to reach your desired destination.
By rail: There is no direct rail track up to Bhutan. You have to reach Bhutan by railway either via Hasimara Railway Junction or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP).
A Wonderful Day-Out in Royal Manas National Park!!
You can enjoy a wide range of activities here-
1. Enticing Hiking Trails…
As you enter this park, you can come close to a number of hiking trails, most of which are joined with the 8 natural salt licks of the park. You will not only get to see the native fauna but also be acquainted with the diverse flora of the cold & warm Broadleaf Forest as well as the evergreen Oak growth.
2. Explore The Vibrant Wildlife…
You will get the opportunity to see-
Species of Mammals
- Royal Bengal Tigers
- Clouded Leopards
- Hispid Hare
- Pygmy Hog
- Black Bear
- Asian Elephant
- Golden Langur
- Wild Water Buffalo
- One-horned rhinoceros
Also, a hub of Snakes like
- Flying Snake
- King Cobra
- Banded Krait
- Vine Snake
Among the 365 bird species, you will find
- Emerald Cuckoo
- Spotted Wren-Babbler
- White-bellied Heron
- Pallas Fishing Eagle
- Wreathed Hornbill
- Pied Hornbill
- Great Indian Hornbill
- Rufous-necked Hornbill
Just think that you are standing over here to click a picture and suddenly you saw a tiger coming towards you!! Feeling Scared? Don’t be! It’s just a feeling of mind.
3. Take An Elephant Ride…
Make your Royal Manas National Park tour remarkable for a lifetime with an elephant back ride. More interestingly, while passing through the jungle the Golden Langurs and Hornbills will seem to be at hand’s reach!
4. Don’t Skip Fishing Too…
Fishing? Oh! Sound Interesting, Right?
Book a boat ride for half an hour to get the glimpse of-
- Golden Mahseer
- Deep-bodied Mahseer
- Chocolate Mahseer
- Golden Mahseer
- Gangetic Dolphins
More Things to Know About Royal Manas National Park!!
Best time to visit: November to February
Opening hours: 5:30 am to 6:30 pm
Total Area: 1,057 square kilometers
Year of establishment: 1966
So, are you ready to make a trip to Royal Manas National Park? Book your trip with best travel agents in Bhutan to get awesome deals and discounts!
Q. Is there any accommodation option in National Park?
A. Yes, there is eco-lodges present inside Royal Manas National Park are Mathanguri Forest Lodge and Jigme Suites.
Q. What is the distance from Thimphu to National Park?
A. The distance from Thimphu to Royal Manas National Park is 117km.