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Royal Manas National Park (RMNP)

The adjoining areas of the Indian Manas and the Bhutan Manas are known as the Greater Manas Landscape and form the world’s second largest protected landscape for tigers

  • Oldest National Park
  • Total area: 1057 km2
  • Location: South central part of the country
  • The Royal Manas National Park has a large area of both tropical and sub-tropical ecosystems including grasslands which is a distinct feature of the park
Royal Manas National Park (RMNP) Map - Bhutan For Life

Royal Manas National Park (RMNP)

Faunal and Floral Diversity

0 / 0 species of cats found
0 species of lizards
0 species of snakes
0 species of plants
0 species of amphibians
0 species of fish
0 species of birds
0 species of mammals

Royal Manas National Park (RMNP)

Inhabitants & Livelihood

0 people reside inside the park
0 % of households engage in farming as agriculture is the main source of livelihood
0 % of households rear livestock

Royal Manas National Park (RMNP)

Camping & Trekking

0 eco-lodges managed by the communities
0 Nature trail

Things to do at RMNP

  • Birding
  • Biking
  • Hot stone bath
  • Visit to local villages
  • Attend local festivals
  • Fly-fishing
  • Camping
  • River rafting
  • Elephant rides
  • Traditional Archery

Royal Manas National Park (RMNP)

Risk & Threats

Illegal activities

  • Poaching
  • Timber extraction
  • Fishing
  • Collection of non-wood products

Development

  • 8.70 km square of park land has been lost to development activities, mainly for road construction and building electricity transmission lines

Human wildlife conflict

  • 61% of park inhabitants reported losing maize crops to wild pigs and 15% reported losing their paddy fields.

RMNP's Future with BFL

Park staff trained for effective anti-poaching operations
SMART patrolling implemented in RMNP
A new eco-tourism enterprise and implemented in RMNP
RMNP equipped with adequate and competent staff as well as essential equipment and infrastructure
Human-wildlife conflict hotspots mapped and installed with appropriate physical barriers
An innovative Human-wildlife Conflict mitigation mechanism implemented in JSWNP
Forest quality and extent is maintained
New nature-based local enterprises implemented