Chitwan Jungle Safari

Chitwan national park is situated some 172 km south of Katmandu in the low lands of the inner Terai. Covering an area of 932 sq km, Chitwan National Park includes some hilly areas which is covered by deciduous Sal forest. One fifth of the park is made up of the floodplains of Narayani, Rapti, and is covered by dense elephant grass interspersed with revering forests of silk, cotton, acacia and Sisam trees. This ecologically diverse area is a heaven of a wide variety of flora and fauna. Major activities in Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour includes adventurous and thrilling Jungle walk, You get the best animal sightings on foot at your own pace. You will be able to appreciate the smaller attractions of the jungle with our naturalists. Usually it is easy to see animals such as rhino, deer and sloths as these animals prefer to live in less disturbed areas of the park. Atop an elephant is the safest and most convenient way to get around in the jungle and observe the diversity of wildlife. Canoe trip is another attraction of the Chitwan jungle safari where you float down in the river by dugout canoe. You will come across with crocodiles basking on the riverbank during the ride. It is also a relaxing way to watch birds and wildlife species that frequently come to bathe and drink.

Chitwan National Park is the last remaining home in Nepal for the Asian One-horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, varieties of deer, sloth, Rhexus monkey, wild boar, jackals, civets, mongooses, cats and snakes. The rivers and lakes are home to crocodiles and the extraordinary Gangetic dolphin. Chitwan is also a bird watcher's delight with more than four hundred migrant and local species birds recorded. Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour offers the view of cormorants, herons, egrets, storks, cranes, ducks, woodpeckers, hawks, ospreys, falcons, kestrel, parakeets, ibises, kites, cuckoos, kingfishers, swallows, orioles and many others.

A jeep drive is the fastest way to visit a wide area of the park. A 4-hour drive of some 45 km in the park offers a good chance of seeing some big game. Bird watching is  Chitwan national park’s another attraction  since the National park is known as a paradise for birds and bird watcher. Chitwan Valley records over 450 species of birds. The eagle eyes of our naturalist will point out some of the migratory and globally threatened birds.

You will enjoy the Tharu village walks to understand the culture of the Tharu ethnic people. Tharu houses are made of mud and dung plastered over wood and reed frames. Their traditional culture is still strong in Terai. Local naturalists can take you to their village and describe their lifestyle and culture. Tharu cultural dance which is popularly known as Stick Dance. We will show you different type of dance what is make you real venture of travel.

Day 01 : Arrival to Park and transfer to the Hotel :
On your arrival at bus station or airport you will be received by our friendly representative . You will be transferred to the Resort where you will be offered refreshments. Along with the refreshments, you will get briefing on the Resort , facilities and activities in the National Park. You may start to enjoy the programs and activities and overnight stay in the resort.

Sample Day:

13:00 - Lunch.

15:00 - Elephant briefing & bathing.

16:00 - Elephant safari. An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer rhinoceros, or, monkeys, leopard sloth bear, and the Royal Bengal Tiger (if you are lucky). You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home.

19:00 - Tharu cultural dance presentation (which you can also participate in) by the local on almost everything under the Chitwan sun.

20:00 - Dinner.

Day 02 :  Day in the Park ( enjoy activities )
You will receive wake up call and then start the activities as designed by the resort.

05:30 - Wake up call.

06:00 - Tea/coffee. Followed by nature walk. An excellent opportunity to see a great many of those 524 different species of birds found in Chitwan.

07:30 - Breakfast.

09:00 - Canoe ride along the Rapti river. An excellent opportunity far bird watching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial.

10:00 - Visit to the Government Elephant Breeding Centre. Walk/drive back through the Tharu villages to our Resort where you can take a leisurely swim or relax by the poolside. You can also spend the time before lunch to gaze at the fishes found in Chitwan in your own fish pond or play a game of tennis or billiards with your friends or just spend a few quiet moments in our library with a book. You can even let your children play by themselves in our children‘s playground. Your choices are limitless.

13:00 - Lunch.

15:00 - Visit to the National Park Visitor's centre where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife.

16:00 - Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the lifestyles of the Tharus.

19:00 - Tharu cultural dance presentation or a slide show presentation.

Day 03 :  Day in the National Park
You will enjoy the day in the National park on various programs and overnight stay in the resort.
05:30 - Wake up call. Tea/coffee followed by elephant safari, nature walk or you can just spend the morning as you prefer.

Day 04 :  Chitwan - Kathmandu
Drive or fly from Chitwan National park to Kathmandu. The drive is scenic and beautiful along the river Trishuli.
Arrive in Kathmandu and Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley as time allowed to you. It may include Kathmandu Durbar Square or Swoyambhunath Stupa and in the evening join farewell dinner.

Day 05 :  Departure
Finally, Transfer to airport flight back to your own destination.

Cost Includes

1.    Airport or Bus station pick up & Drop.
2.    All meals ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Two times tea biscuit)
3.    Accommodation in the resort
4.    All transportation as required
5.    Jungle permit
6.    All taxes and service charges.

Cost Excludes

1.    Nepal Visa fee
2.    Bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water,), cigarettes, client’s personal insurance, and any
       kind of unforeseen & personal expenses
3.    Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
4.    Tips for the serving staffs
5.    Travel insurance
6.    Other expenses and services which are not mentioned above in inclusion

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The Most Amazing Experience of My Life
The Most Amazing Experience of My Life
Kamal - Thanks for guiding us through the most amazing experience of my life. The trek was fantastic and Chitwan was an experience never to be forgotten. Thank you for you patient and expertise when i got sick, I will always remember your kindness,

Thanks again and i hope to see you and the boys very soon.
Stephen
September 2, 2014 at 05:02 am

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