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Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Betiah, Bihar 845105, India

Forests
Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Valmiki National Park is situated on the India- Nepal border on the banks of river Gandak. Sprawling over a humongous area, the park is divided into two sections- the wildlife sanctuary declared in the year 1978 covers an area of 545 sq km and the national park which was established in 1990 covering an area of around 335 sq km. The only wildlife reserve in the state of Bihar, Valmiki National Park is covered in dense green forests of the Himalayan Terai landscape.


Attractions near Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Ashoka Pillar at Lauria Nandangarh49.87km from Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Lauria Nandangarh, also Lauriya Navandgarh, is a city or town about 14 km from Narkatiaganj and 28 km from Bettiah in West Champaran district of Bihar state in northern India. It is situated near the banks of the Burhi Gandak River. The village draws its name from a pillar of Ashoka standing there and the stupa mound Nandangarh about 2 km south-west of the pillar. Lauriya Nandangarh is a historical site located in West Champaran district of Bihar. Remains of Mauryan period have been found here.

Sonauli67.67km from Valmiki Tiger Reserve

This s the border crossing point between India and Nepal and this is the most popular and designated Integrated Check Posts (ICP), with both customs and immigration facilities

One of the sacred destinations for the Buddhist followers, Kushinagar is one of the ancient cities that are famous for its Stupas and temples. One of the most important monuments in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh in India is the Ramabhar Stupa, Kushinagar. Indianholiday.com offers online information on Ramabhar Stupa, Kushinagar and other tourist attractions of Uttar Pradesh and other parts of India.

Parinirvana temple75.53km from Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Mahaparinirvana Temple or Nirvana Temple symbolizes Buddhist architecture style. Buddhist pilgrims all over the year visit the shrine. The temple is built on the same place where Lord Buddha had attained Mahaparinirvana.

Shaheed Smarak98.47km from Valmiki Tiger Reserve

This place is established to honor the freedom fighters who revolted against the British rule. The place holds much importance as it reminds people of the turmoil and struggle of the pre-independence times.

Gorakhnath Temple103.26km from Valmiki Tiger Reserve

This is a temple of the Nath monastic order group of the Nath tradition. The name Gorakhnath derives from the medieval saint, Gorakshanath (c. 11th century), a yogi who traveled widely across India and authored a number of texts that form a part of the canon of Nath Sampradaya. This math is situated in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh within large premises. The temple performs various cultural and social activities and serves as the cultural hub of the city.

Where is Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Discover more attractions in Pashchim Champaran, where Valmiki Tiger Reserve is located

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West Champaran is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India, located just 60 km west of Birgunj. It is a part of Tirhut Division. The district headquarters are located in Bettiah. The district is known for its fluid border with Nepal. One of the major locations in West Champaran is KumarBagh and Vrindavan belongs to KumarBagh where Mahatma Gandhi started Satyagrah Aandolan.