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  • Mid-Western

    Dhorpatan

    Located on the southern slopes of Mount Dhaulagiri in the Baglung District of the Mid-Western Region of Nepal, the small village of Dhorpatan is best known for being the headquarters of the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve - a sanctuary for animals where a limited amount of hunting is permitted. A landing strip for light aircraft is available to visitors who choose this method to reach the village, ...

  • Attractions

    Wildlife

    Nepal is home to a wide variety of beautiful animals – many of which it shares with India. Visitors who spend some time near the edge of a forest or who go trekking through low-lying areas and valleys may be able to sight quite a few of these lovely creatures. If you do not enjoy trekking, you can usually organize a safari ride through one of the many national parks in Nepal which will ...

  • Museums

    Natural History Museum

    The Natural History Museum of Nepal is located near the Swayambhunath Hill and has a stable partnership with the Institute of Science and Technology. Together, they coordinate projects and programs to aid in the research and preservation of rare and threatened fauna and flora species. Since the opening of the Natural History Museum, the institute’s popularity has increased over the years ...

  • Places of Interest

    Central Zoo in Jawalakhel

    The Central Zoo in Jawalakhel was founded in the year 1932. Its founder, Prime Minister Rana, created it essentially as a private zoo, but in 1956 it was finally opened to the public. It was only in the year 1995 that the Central Zoo was handed over to the National Trust for Nature Conservation, and they immediately set about renovating the zoo.