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Location: Narayani Zone/Central Development Region
Headquarter: Bharatpur
Area: 2,218km2
Locals: Brahmins, Chhetris, Newars
Language Spoken: Nepali, Newari

Lies at the centre of the East-West highway, and is some 150kms from Kathmandu, 126 from Pokhara
Airport: Bharatpur Airport is regularly connected to Kathmandu by flights

Natural Heritages
1.Chitwan National Park is home to one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, Ghariyal and lots of other endangerous flora and fauna
2.Bharatpur lies on banks of Narayani river-the largest and deepest river of Nepal
3.Bish Hazari(meaning ‘ 20 Thousands’) lake is very popular for bird watching

Cultural/Religious Heritages
1.Devghat, on the confluence of Narayani and Kali river is a very holy place for Hindus. A holy dip at the Devghat is believed to clear all the sins.
Special Cuisine:
Other Attractions:

Diyalo Bangala Palace, built by King Mahendra of the Saha dynasty holds special mention in Nepalese History

Adventure Options:
Sauraha is very popular for wildlife safari
Elephant Polo World Championship is organized every year in Meghauli, Chitwan    
Best time to Travel:
October to December
April to February

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