Chitwan Jungle Safari

Chitwan Jungle Safari
Package Chitwan Jungle Safari
Duration D
Price Rs. /person
Group Size N/A
Difficulty Level Easy
Seasons October to March

Chitwan National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the southern part of Nepal. It is known for its diverse flora and fauna, including rare and endangered species such as the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, and gharial crocodile.

A jungle safari in Chitwan typically involves exploring the park on foot, by jeep, or on elephant back, accompanied by a trained guide. During the safari, visitors can expect to encounter a wide variety of wildlife, including deer, wild boar, and various bird species.

The highlight of the safari is often a chance to spot the one-horned rhinoceros, which is one of the most endangered species in the world. The park is home to over 600 of these magnificent creatures, and visitors are often able to get quite close to them.

Other popular activities in Chitwan include canoe rides along the Rapti River, birdwatching, and cultural experiences with the local Tharu people. The Tharu are an indigenous ethnic group who have lived in the area for centuries and have a rich cultural heritage.

Overall, a jungle safari in Chitwan offers a unique opportunity to explore one of the world's most biodiverse regions and encounter some of its most iconic wildlife species in their natural habitats.

  1. Wildlife Viewing: The Chitwan National Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including rare and endangered species like the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, and gharial crocodile. The highlight of the safari is often the chance to spot these magnificent creatures in their natural habitats.

  2. Jungle Safari: Exploring the park on foot, by jeep, or on elephant back, accompanied by a trained guide is an exciting and unique experience. During the safari, visitors can expect to encounter a wide variety of wildlife, including deer, wild boar, and various bird species.

  3. Canoe Ride: The Rapti River flows through the park and offers a chance to observe water birds, crocodiles, and other aquatic life during a peaceful and enjoyable canoe ride.

  4. Cultural Experiences: The Tharu people are the indigenous ethnic group who have lived in the area for centuries and have a rich cultural heritage. Visitors can learn about their lifestyle, culture, and traditions through various cultural programs, village tours, and traditional dances.

  5. Beautiful Scenery: The Chitwan National Park is home to a diverse range of flora, and the park is stunningly beautiful with lush greenery, scenic landscapes, and stunning sunsets.

  • Day 1:

    Arrival in Chitwan

    Arrival in Chitwan and check in at the hotel or lodge Lunch Afternoon village tour to learn about the local culture and lifestyle Tharu cultural program in the evening
  • Day 2:

    Canoe Ride & Jeep Safari

    Breakfast Canoe ride along the Rapti River to observe water birds, crocodiles, and other aquatic life Jungle walk to explore the park on foot and observe wildlife Lunch Jeep safari in the afternoon to see more wildlife and explore the park's different habitats Return to the hotel for dinner
  • Day 3:

    Elephant Ride & Departure from Chitwan

    Early morning elephant back safari to see the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, and other wildlife Breakfast Departure from Chitwan

Cost Included:

  • Accommodations in a hotel or lodge
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Guided tours and activities as per the itinerary (such as jungle walks, canoe rides, elephant safaris, and cultural experiences)
  • Park entrance fees
  • Transportation to and from Kathmandu or another starting point
  • English-speaking guide and naturalist
  • Basic medical and first aid kit

Cost Excluded:

  • Flights or transportation to Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, snacks, and souvenirs
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities for guides and staff
  • Additional activities outside of the itinerary
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1What wildlife can I expect to see during the safari?
Chitwan National Park is home to a wide range of wildlife, including the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, leopard, Asian elephant, gharial crocodile, and many species of birds.
2What is the best time to go on a Chitwan Jungle Safari?
The best time to visit is during the dry season from October to March when the weather is pleasant, and wildlife sightings are more common. However, the park is open year-round, and each season has its own unique features and advantages.
3What type of accommodations are available in Chitwan?
Chitwan has a range of accommodations, from budget guesthouses to luxury lodges. Many offer comfortable rooms, delicious meals, and a variety of amenities.
4What are some other activities to do in Chitwan?
In addition to jungle safaris, visitors can enjoy cultural experiences such as traditional dance performances, village tours, and visits to historic sites. Bird watching, elephant bathing, and cycling tours are also popular activities.

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