The Alaungtaw Kathapa National Park was the first of its kind to be established in Myanmar. The reserved forest area comprising 620.32 sq. miles (397,003 acres) was designated to National Park status in 1984. Alaungtaw Kathapa National Park is 274754 acres of Pusoelone Forest and 122271 acres of Taungtwin Forest.
The Park is situated in Yinmabin Township of the Sagaing Division, west of the Chindwin river, and the east of the Myitha river.
The area was selected because the forests were mostly intact, and the forest types distinctly diverse as was also the tree species stocked within individual types of forests. Other floral species are also abundant, particularly a wide variety of wild orchids. The area is also rich in wildlife with the Tiger and the Asian Elephant being the focal species. Bird-life is varied, with about eighty species having been recorded; but the number of species occurring within the area is considerably higher.
The rainy season is said to be the period when the forests are most attractive and wildlife most visible. To enjoy the natural beauty and scenery of the Alaungtaw Kathapa National Park are diversity of ecological environments providing and ideal setting for natures oriental in eco-tourism.
Morning departure from Mandalay to Alaungtaw Kathapa. Driving about 2 and half hours to a SinPhyuShin bridge near the town of Monywa and continue driving to a town of Yinmabin for 2 hours. Lunch break and proceed to Kapai village located at the foot of the hill about 1 hour and the rest trip will be up and down hill driving into the area of thick forest. After driving about 4 hours, you will get to a pagoda camp for overnight visitors.
Drive back to Mandalay or proceed to Bagan.
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