Parsa wildlife reserve occupies parts of Chitwan, Makawanpur, Parsa and Bara districts in central Nepal. The reserve headquarters is situated at Adabar on the Hetauda-Birgunj highway and the Reserve covers 499sq. kms. and established in 1984.The dominat landscape of the reserve, the Churiya hills ranging from 750m. to 950m. Run east-west of the reserve. The reserve has sub-tropical monsoon climate. The forest is composed of tropical to subtropical forest types with sal constituting 90% of the vegetation. In theChuriya hills Chir pine grown and along the stream and rivers Khair, Sissoo with silk cotton tree occur. Sabai grass a commercially important grass species grows well in the southern face of Churiya hill. The reserve supports a good population of resident wild elephant, tiger, leopard, sloth bear, gaur, blue bull, wild dog, hyena, ratel, palm civet, jungle cat etc.There are nearly 300 species of birds in the reserve. giant hombill, peafowl, red jungle fowl, flycatchers, woodpeackers etc, are few other common birds found in the reserve. Many kings of snakes like king cobra, common cobra, krait, rat snake, pythons are found in the reserve due to hot tropial climate.
For Nepalese Nationals, 20/-For SAARC Nationals, Rs 200/-For other foreign nationals, Rs 500/-(Note: Entrance fee not required for children under 10 years).Filming permit fee (Documentary/Feature films):For Nepalese Nationals, Rs 5,000/-For SAARC Nationals, Rs 25,000/-For other foreign nationals, US$ 1,000/-Helicopter Landing in protected area, Rs 2,000/- per landing
Parsa wildlife reserve is easily accessible from Kathmandu, being well connected by a national highway and daily flight to simra.