Alungdaw Kathapa National Park
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Location     

Located between 22' 25' N and 94' 26' E in Mingin Township of Sagaing Division.

 

Area     

620.35 square miles.

 

Year of Establishment

Established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1941 and opened as a national park in 1984.

 

Access

  1.  Yangon to Alungdaw Kathapa, 981 miles by car.
  2. Yangon to Mamdalay, 400 miles by airway and Mandalay to Alungdaw Kathapam, 148 miles by car.

 

Objectives

  1.  To conserve Biodiversity including flora and fauna.
  2.  To study and research on ecosystem of plants and animals.
  3. To mange forest resources, including biodiversity by establishing as a national park in accordance with the sustainable production policy of natural resources
  4. To promote ecotourism.

 

Forest / Vegetative Types

  1. Moist Upper Mixed Deciduous Forests
  2. Dry Upper Mixed Deciduous Forests
  3. Lower Mixed Deciduous Forests
  4. Indaing Forests
  5. Pine Forests

 

Wildlife

Elephant, tiger, leopard, gaur, banteng, sambur, barking deer, jungle goat, mountain goat, bear, wild boar, jungle cat and many kinds of birds inhabit Alungdaw Kathapa.

  Conservation, Development and Research   Programmes

  1. Conservation of natural Forests.
  2. Conservation of wildlife including tiger,
  3. Carrying out research works and Conservation of tiher generations with the assistance of international  organizations.
  4. Conservation of all-weather road from Kapaing village to Bayana Camp.
  5. Conducting environmental education programmes.
  6. Promoting ecotourism.

 

  Opportunities for Study and Recreation

  1. Worship at the place where Alungdaw Shinmahar Kathpa has been enshrined.
  2. Visiting and conducting research in the least disturbed forest types.
  3. Conducting research on tiger conservation and management.
  4. Observing intand avifauna species.
  5. Study of the growing condition of Kndaing forest and Pine forest.
  6. Accommodation facilities for  

          - 5 persons in Yinmabin guest house
          -  10 persons at the mountain guest house
          -  8 persons in a logged cabin and 2 hotels
          -  5 persons in nearby Kapaing village.

 

 

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Useful Myanmar Phrases

Auspicious to you all
Mingalar Bad


How are you?
nei kaun: ye. la:


Good morning
mingala nan ne khin: ba


Good evening
kaun: tho: nya. nei khin: ba


Good night/Good Bye
thwa: bi


Thank you
kyei: zu: tin ba de


Thank you very much
kyei: zu: amya: gyi: tin ba de


I cannot speak Myanmar
Myanmar lo matat' bu:


Do you understand?
khamya: na: le tha la:


May I take a photograph?
da' poun yai' lo. ya. mala:


May I use the telephone?
te li hpon: thoun: lo. ya. ma. la:


Where is the restroom?
ein tha be ma shi. tha le:


How much?
be lau' le:


What's that?
e: da ba le:


Very expensive
zei: mya: de


See you again
noun gya. thei: da paw.


Please to meet you.
twei. ya. da wan: tha ba de


Good luck
kan kaun: ba zei


Sorry
sel' mashi ba ne.


Excuse me
thi: khan ba


It's all right.
ya ba de


Yes (Male)
hou' ke khin bya.


Yes (Female)
hou' ke shin.


No
hin. in:


Really?
da ge la:


It's impossible.
ma hpyi' nain bu:


Possibly
hpyi' nain ba de


I beg your pardon (Male)
khin mya (?)


I beg your pardon (Male)
Shin (?)


Can I help you?
ku nyi ba ya. zei


Help!
kegya. ba oun:


Beautifull
hla. lai' ta


I want...
...gyin de


Directions

I want to go...
... go thwa: gyin ba de


Where is...?
...be na: ma le:


Turn left
be be cho:


Turn right
nya be cho:


Straight ahead
te, de. thwa: ba


Stop here
dima ya' ba


Slow down
hpyei: byei:


Be careful
tha di: hta: ba


Be careful, don't drive too fast
tha di: hta: ba: phyie: byei: maun:


Turn back
pyan hie:


Turn back
pyan hie:


How much do I owe you?
be lau' kya. tha le:


Keep the change
maan: ne. daw


Places

Airport
lei zei


Bus Station
ba saka: hma' tain


Railway Station
buda youn


Hotel
hou te


Embassy
than youn:


Hospital
hsei: youn


Clinic
hsei: gan:


Police Station
ye: sa khan:


Post Office
sa dai


Market
zei:


River Boat jetty
thin: baw: zei'


Guest house
e. yei' tha


Restaurant
sa: thau' hsain


Travel Related Links

Association of Southeast Asia NationsASEAN
Association of Southeast Asia Nations
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Association of Southeast Asia NationsASEAN
Association of Sou<<4R543W90-=98theast Asia Nations
www.aseansec.org

Pacific Asia Travel AssociationPacific Asia Travel Association
http://www.pata.org/

Myanmar Hotelier Association
Myanmar Hotelier Association

http://www.myanmarhotelier.org



  MTFMyanmar Tourism Federation
  http://www.myanmar.travel/

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