- 620.35 square miles.
- Year of Establishment
- Established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1941 and opened as a national park in 1984.
- Yangon to Alaungdaw Kathapa by car is 981 miles (1570 km).
- Yangon to Mandalay is 400 miles by air or land
- Mandalay to Alaungdaw Kathapa (via Sagaing and Monywa) is 148 miles by car.
- To conserve Biodiversity including flora and fauna.
- To study and research on ecosystem of plants and animals.
- To mange forest resources, including biodiversity by establishing as a national park in accordance with the sustainable production policy of natural resources
- To promote eco-tourism.
- Moist upper mixed deciduous forests
- Dry upper mixed deciduous forests
- Lower mixed deciduous forests
- Indaing forests
- Pine forests.
Elephant, tiger, leopard, gaur, banteng, sambur, barking deer, jungle goat, mountain goat, bear, wild boar, jungle cat and many kinds of birds inhabit Alaungdaw Kathapa.
Conservation, Development and Research Programmes
- Conservation of natural Forests.
- Conservation of wildlife including tiger,
- Carrying out research works and Conservation of tiger generations with the assistance of international organizations.
- Conservation of all-weather road from Kapaing village to Bayana Camp.
- Conducting environmental education programmes.
- Promoting eco-tourism.
Opportunities for Study and Recreation
- Worship at the place where Holy monk Alungdaw Shinmahar Kathpa has been enshrined.
- Visiting and conducting research in the least disturbed forest types.
- Conducting research on tiger conservation and management.
- Study of the growing condition of Kndaing forest and Pine forest.
There are guesthouses, log cabins and campsites in the park. Location map of parks