Suklafanta Wildlife Reserve is perfect destination for the jungle safari. It is located in the southern plain of the far western Nepal and covers the 305 sq km area. This reserve is the haven to the many rare wild animals like royal Bengal tigers, rhinos, crocodiles, wild elephants, swamp deer as well as many resident and migratory birds. Besides this, you also see other wild animals like spotted deer, blue bulls, barking deer, hog deer, wild boars, leopards, jackals, langurs and rhesus monkeys etc. Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve is the haven for such threatened animals as the hispid hare and the pygmy hog as well as the endangered animal barasingha or swamp deer. It is also the Nepal’s largest breeding center of Bengal floricans and hispid hare. Sukla Phanta wild life reserve is the pristine sub tropical jungle where the vegetation covers approximately two-third forest and one-third grassland. This wild life reserve remains unvisited and therefore undisturbed.
Sukla phant wild life reserve is the perfect destination for the Jungle safari. This reserve offers the wilderness experience to the visitors as its large areas are still unexplored and it preserves an element of mystery for humans. There is always the possibility of making new discoveries. You can explore the Sukla Phanta wild life reserve in three different ways- on the back of the elephant, in the jeep, as well as the on foot. The journey of Sukla Phanta wild life reserve begins either with the flight to Dhangadi or drive to Kanchanpur from Kathmandu. The best time to go for Sukla Phant Jungle safari is from October to March when the migratory birds visit this wild life reserve.