Chitwan Jungle Safari
The Chitwan National Park has six main jungle resorts spread across its vast radius. These quiet resorts are the ideal place to enjoy the true safari experience of the Terai.
There are many jungle activities that one can take up from going on Nature walks to Bird watching etc which are one of the many ways of being part of the wild Nature while staying in the jungle. The resorts have separate cottage accommodations with attached bath or If one wants to have the "Indiana Jones" experience then one can opt for the well-furnished luxury tent camps to stay in. Canoeing on the Rapti or Narayani rivers makes for an adventurous river tour allowing one to witness the many different bird species of Chitwan. And if lucky one may even get to be close with the shy freshwater Gangetic dolphins that inhabit the rivers.
The major activities during the “Chitwan Jungle Safari Package Tour” are Elephant Safari, Jungle Walk, Canoe Safari, Visit to Elephant Breeding Center, Bird Watching, Village Tour, Tharu Cultural Program and more.
Although you can choose for 1 night and 2 days. If you want to enjoy more then 2 Nights and 3 Days is suitable which also includes Jeep Safari
This one of the most popular jungle safari activity in Chitwan National Park. Although there are other National Park in Nepal Chitwan Jungle Safari is the most popular and preferred among other National Park & wildlife reserve in Nepal.
Why Jungle Safari Package in Chitwan National Park?
- It is easy to travel to Chitwan from Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini and other cities.
- Everyone can enjoy various jungle safari activities in Chitwan.
- There are different means of transport to visit Chitwan from major cities of Nepal.
- Chitwan is the best destination for Bird Watching.
- Various categories hotel (Standard to Luxury) is available for accommodation.
- There are other beautiful places to visit around Chitwan.
13:00 : Lunch.
15.00 : Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. Visit to the National Park Visitor’s centre where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife & Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River.
19.00 : Tharu cultural dance presentation (which you will also participate in) by the local villagers or Slide show presentation on almost everything under the Chitwan.
06.00 :Wake up call.
07.00 :Canoe ride along the Rapti River. An excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial. + Jungle Walk + on the way back one can enjoy the elephant bathing View.
15.00 :Elephant Safari. An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, wild bore, monkey, 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 or Slides show presentation.
06.00 :Wake up call.
07.00 :Visit to the Government Elephant Breeding Centre.
10.00 :Departure for onward journey.
Canoe Trip: A canoe trip along the Rapti river or the Budhi Rapti river is arranged to view the riverside scenery. We can see two types of crocodiles, the gharial, and the mugger, usually relaxing on the river bank.
Bird watching: Chitwan National Park is the heaven of the exotic birds more than 450 species like Bengal florican, Peregrine falcon, the Great pied hornbill, lesser adjutant storks, etc. A walk on foot in the jungle is recommended.
Nature Walk: A well – trained and experienced naturalists cum guide will accompany the trip throughout the walk. They are very dutiful and alert to prevent any kind of wildlife attacks during the trip. This is a golden opportunity to view the exquisiteness of flora and fauna.
Jeep safari: Jeep safari is the best way to encounter the wild animals at its closest view like one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tigers, several species of birds, reptiles and mammals, etc. By jeep safari, you will help us to stop elephant back safari and all cruelty and misbehaves towards the elephants.
Cultural Program: A cultural program of Tharu folk dance is a part of the Chitwan National Park tour. This cultural program is a soothing way of relaxing from the daily walk or tour around the Chitwan National Park. They usually perform cultural shows in which the Tharus present their ethnicity via unique beautiful traditional and colorful costumes and dances.
20 Thousand Lake Tour: “20 Hajar Tal” in Nepali is popular for Bird watching as this is considered the home of different species of birds like red-headed trogons, waterfowl, floricans. Pintails, bar-headed geese, cormorants, peahens, peacocks, Brahminy ducks, woodpeckers, hornbills, and many others A Jeep Safari is an amazing way to explore the 20 Thousand Lake.
Crocodile Breeding Center: This is another thrilling activity in Chitwan National Park to observe the scary Mugger Crocodile and the breeding center where we can view the Crocodile changing from egg to giant one, making a fruitful tour. It is located in an isolated place in the residential area.
Ox-Cart or Pony Ride: It is the best option to explore the indigenous Tharu villages with unique culture and traditions. Ox-Cart or Pony ride is an amazing way to discover the authenticity of the Tharu.