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Chitwan Safari – 3 days

  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days
  • Chitwan Safari – 3 days

The most popular wildlife national park in Nepal.

  • Highlights:

    • Spectacular and awesome view on the way to Chitwan National Parks
    • Enjoy bird watching in jungle walk
    • Enjoy and experience Jungle safari on elephant back
    • Experience culture of Tharu of Chitwan
    • You get to enjoy and experience wonderful wild lives, birds and pristine environment
    • Route: Drive to Narayanghat – Drive to Chitwan National Park –  Return drive to Narayaanghat -  Drive to Kathmandu

    Chitwan National Park is one of the few remaining habitats of the Royal Bengal tiger and great one-horned rhinoceros. It has a rich ecosystem that includes mammals, birds, reptiles and water animals of several kinds. Wild elephants are occasionally seen. About 309 species of birds including gangetic dolphin, waterfowl - both migratory and residential and two species of crocodile are found in the park. Important aspect of National Park is culture of indigenous Tharu people. In the middle of 20th century they are well known for their immunity power from malaria (mosquito bite). Tharu people are part of the ecosystem.  Wildlife viewing in the national park:  One-horned rhinos, wild elephants, Royal Bengal tiger, black beer, sloth bear, spotted deer, barking deer, hog deer, sambar deer, antelopes, wild boar, wild chickens, peacock, different species of birds, gharials (crocodile), alligators, monkeys, and reptiles.

    Chitwan is situated in Rapti valley in the subtropical land of Terai (plains). The rugged Churia hills, sal forests, grassland, riverine forests, swamps and lakes provide excellent habitats for an unusually rich variety of large mammals.

    The park has scientific research projects funded by WWF

    (World Wild Life Fund) to understand ecology and behavior to preserve rhino, tiger and deer. There is breeding center for nearly extinct ghariel crocodile. There are some villages that have adopted the guideline principle of ‘Nature Conservation and Community Development. ’ This project is initiated by WWF that has helped the community to develop a sustainable village for conservation. The goal of the project is to help people living in the buffer zone to live and benefit from nature conservation instead of competition.

    Activities in the Park

    Jungle safari through dense grasslands on a jeep or elephant back, due out canoe ride in Rapti river, Village tour to know about Tharu culture, and jungle walk to see wildlife and wild bird. Some camps organize visit to elephant breeding center and gharial crocodile farm. Elephant back safari are usually taken early in the morning. You are taken deep in the jungle to watch wildlife at close range. Unlike Africa safari in Chitwan National Park you get to seek out the wild lives. Usually the jungle guide (mahot) has to seek out. In jungle walk you get to see various kinds of birds. You find it more in dugout boat ride in Rapti river. In Autumn and winter you get to see migratory birds and gharial crocodile basking in the sun. In the evening, in the canoe ride you can see beautiful sun set view as you float in the Rapti River to take out point. The sunset view on the Rapti river is memorable experience.  The village tour of ethnic Tharu villages offer opportunity for interaction and learn about their cultures and traditions.

    Apart from nature and wildlife the whole natural environment in Chitwan National Park get you in relaxed mode. More than the animals and nature, here you get to enjoy your disengaged time from you regular life style. Chitwan safari break has natural recreation value. The break rejuvenates your energy. And if you are with family members and friends it helps bond relationship. You enjoy this trip with family and friends. Holiday in Chitwan National Park is always a memorable event. To help you attain enjoyable time we have selected some of the best safari set up to satisfy your need based on level of affordability, quality, comfort, good meals and best access to view abundant wild life.

    Equipment and checklist (Suggested items)

    • Short and Long Sleeve Shirts - Long sleeved is for protection from the sun and insects in the evenings.
    • Shoes - Comfortable running shoes and a pair of sandals.
    • Binoculars Camera if you are enthusiastic bird watcher
    • Water bottle
    • Insect repellent, sunscreen cream and lip gloss

    Optional Add on Activities:  You may be interested in:

    Check with us for logistics and additional cost

  • Day 01: Drive to Chitwan National Park (170 km/ 5 hour drive). In Chitwan

    Leave Kathmandu at 7 am. Arrive at the safari camp for lunch.  You are welcome by wildlife camp staffs and assign a room for your stay at the camp. After lunch, your appointed jungle guide gives you a short briefing about the camp and the activities they have planned for you. And take you for a village walk. Usually, you visit nearby Tharu village. You get to familiarize yourself with the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. Return back to the camp. The evening is free.

    Day 02: In Chitwan National Park. Fullday jungle activities in the park

    Early morning you take jungle safari on an elephant back. The elephant is driven by a mahout (driver). You are seated in a box called howdah; so all riders can get a good view of the surroundings. As you enter deeper into the jungle you get to see four different kinds of deer, antelopes, rhinoceros, wild boar and monkeys. If you are lucky sighting of Royal Bengal Tiger is possible. There are leopard, black beer, sloth bear and wild elephant. It is possible to see many species of birds and other smaller mammals. Return back to the camp for breakfast.

    After breakfast you are taken on a canoe ride in the Rapti River. You get to see varieties of bird and rare species of crocodiles basking in the early morning sun. The crocodiles are marsh mugger and the fish-eating Gharial. Return back to camp for rest and lunch.

    After lunch visit ‘Twenty Thousand Lake’ located deep inside the jungle.  The lake is famous for sighting migrating and resident birds. You stop every now and then to see wild animals and birds. You will return back to camp before dusk. After a short rest, the camp staff invites you to attend a Tharu cultural dance program. The show is about 45 minutes. After the cultural show dinner is served.

    Day 03: Drive back to Kathmandu (170 km / 5 hour drive)

    Early morning you take jungle walk to see wild birds. Early morning is an excellent time to sight birds and wildlife. After about an hour return back to camp. Leave camp after breakfast at 9 AM. Drive to Kathmandu.  Arrive Kathmandu at 3 pm.


    The camp activities that are described above are for your guideline only. It is subject to change. It depends upon the jungle camp you stay. Often changes in the activity program and schedules are due to logistics condition and the location of the camp.

  • Cost of the trip:

    • NPRs 21,000 per person   ( we need minimum 6 person to run the trip)
    • Join In Fixed Departure cost NPRs 22,000 per person
    • Accommodation based on double occupancy

    Cost includes:

    • Ground transportation to start and from end point of tours
    • Accommodation – comfortable room with attached bath
    • Meals - Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Jungle activities – Elephant back ride, jeep safari, dugout boat ride, jungle walk
    • Jungle tour guide and camp assistant based on group size
    • National Park entrance fee and charges

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