Arrival of Tourists up in Parsa National Park   

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Arrival of Tourists up in Parsa National Park   

April 7: The arrival of domestic and foreign tourists has increased in Parsa National Park, officials said. Information Officer of the National Park, Santosh Bhagat said that the number of Indians along with the domestic tourists has increased compared to the past.    
In the first eight months of the current fiscal year, the Parsa National Park witnessed the arrival of 613 tourists. During the same period in the last fiscal year, only 140 visitors had arrived at the Parsa National Park.    
In order to ensure good hospitality services to the tourists there, a community homestay is run in the Sunakhari buffer zone area of the national park. The homestay offers local cuisines and delicacies to the tourists arriving at Parsa National Park.    
Besides the presence of endangered wildlife, the national park boasts of religious and natural heritages including Kaminidaha (lake), Halkhoriyadaha and Laukidaha. Religious sites like Mayamandir and Dugdheshwor Mahadev temples are also there in the national park.    
Availability of water sources in the national park, the number of Royal Bengal tiger and other animals has increased. As per the tiger census conducted in 2022, the number of tigers in the Parsa National Park has reached 41.    
The Parsa Wildlife Reserve was declared a national park in 2074 BS considering its potential for tourism and infrastructure development. -- RSS  

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