Option of getting involved in betterment of local people and also wildlife.
Many NGO's are working on twin goal of the conservation of these forests and also, but also the livelihoods of the rural poor in a significant way. Many conservation programs ensure that rural communities have access to healthy forests provides them with a sustainable source of fuel, fodder, wild foods, building materials, agricultural and household tools and medicine
This is an unique area with an amazing diversity of wildlife and landscape. Start Kalsesar National Park in Haryana the region along India and Nepal’s border is located in Himalayan foothills. Terai flood plains and the Bhabar tracts. In India, it is spread across the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, in which lie nine Protected Areas that protect three terrestrial flagship species - tiger, Asian elephant and the Indian rhinoceros.
The following are protected areas within the boundaries of the TAL:
Parsa Wildlife Reserve, Nepal
Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Valmikinagar Wildlife Sanctuary, India
Sohelwa Wildlife Sanctuary, India
Royal Bardia National Park, Nepal
Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, India
Dudhwa National Park, India
Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary, India
Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve, Nepal
Corbett National Park, India
Rajaji National Park, India
Philibhit Tiger Reserve, India
Having an amazing and heady mix of of Culture, wildlife and birds the TAL area ( as Terai Arc Landscape ) is known as is one of the world's most unique areas where humans and wildlife co-exists.
These forests are home to three flagship species, the Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris), the greater one horned rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis) and the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Apart from these, there are several other species of cats such as the rusty spotted cat, fishing cat, jungle cat, leopard and leopard cat, as well as antelopes and deer such as the four horned antelope, sambar, chital, hog deer and barking deer. Other wildlife includes the sloth and Himalayan black bear, yellow-throated marten, Indian pangolin, Himalayan goral, Gangetic dolphin, gharial and crocodile. The Protected Areas in this landscape are connected with one another through wildlife corridors, which are mostly part of the interconnected Reserve Forests. These corridors are used by wildlife, especially large mammals, to move from one forest to another, in an attempt to find new territory, mate and prey.
Bird life in TAL
People and Culture of TAL
The Terai Arc Landscape in Nepal is populated by 6.7 million people. 60 per cent of households own less than 1 hectare of land. The average annual income for a person is US$100. 61 per cent of households rely on wood as their main fuel for cooking. Most get their fodder from forests.
|Terai Arc Landscape Adventures|
C-362 C, Gurgaon, India
|Pilibhit Tiger Reserve||60|
|USD 250 / USD 300 PER PERSON PER NIGHT||USD 250||USD 300||Package for 2 per day|