Bihar

1 Tiger Reserve | Total Area: 900 Sq. Km..

Valmiki National Park

Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the West Champaran district of Bihar state, India. The extensive forest area of Valmikinagar was previously owned by the Bettiah Raj and Ramanagar Raj until the early 1950s. Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) is one of the natural virgin recesses in east India, situated in the north west corner of Bihar. The pristine forest and wilderness of VTR is an excellent example of Himalayan Terai landscape. VTR comprises the Valmiki National Park and Valmiki Wildlife Sanctuary. The VTR forest area covers 899.38 square kilometres (347.25 sq mi), which is 17.4% of the total geographical area of the district West Champaran. As of 2013, there were 22 tigers in the Reserve. Valmiki National Park is a beautiful place, located in West Champaran district of the state of Bihar. Total area of the park is about 335.65 Km2. Valmiki National Park was established in the year 1990. The Valmiki National park is the home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. There is a healthy diversity of animals along with tigers in the tiger reserve like leopards, fishing cats, deers, black bucks, wolves, deer, sloth bears, Nilgai, Cheetal, One horned Rhinoceros, Indian Bison, hyenas, jungle cats, rhesus monkey etc. Jungle Safaris is the best way to spot several species of wildlife animals in the park. Camera trapping is being used extensively in the park Valmiki National Park is a beautiful place, located in West Champaran district of the state of Bihar. The park is situated in the Gangetic Plains bio-geographic zone of the country, the forest has combination of bhabar and terai tracts. It was declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1978. Total area of the Sanctuary is about 545.15 Km2. Valmiki National Park was established in the year 1990. Total area of the park is about 335.65 Km2. Valmiki Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is the 18th Tiger Reserve of the country. The Valmiki Tiger Reserve comprises of the Valmiki National Park and the Valmiki Wild Sanctuary.

Core Area: 599 Sq. Km.

Buffer Area: 301 Sq. Km.

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Best time to visit: NA

Tiger Status: 23 (2010 Census)

Likelihood of spotting Tiger: NA

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