Chitwan National park was established in 1973 A.D. It is the first national park of Nepal. In 1984, Chitwan National Park was registered in the list of world heritage sites. This,in turn, attracted tourists from all over the world to Chitwan.
Chitwan National Park covers an area of 952.63 sq. km and falls in the subtropical inner Tarai of central Nepal. It touches Nawalpur, Parsa, Chitwan and Makwanpur districts. The elevation ranges from about 100 meters in the river valley to 815 meters in the Churia hills.
Chitwan National Park is rich in natural resources. It boasts of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and 126 species of fish.
This national park protects One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile. They all are endangered species.
Some glimpses of CNP (Chitwan National Park).
Here is a short video that explains about Chitwan National Park.
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