Chitwan National Park

5 Days

Chitwan National Park, located in the lowland Terai region of Nepal, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the premier destinations for jungle safaris in the country. Here’s what you can expect from a Chitwan National Park jungle safari:

  1. Wildlife Diversity: Chitwan is renowned for its rich biodiversity. During a jungle safari, visitors have the opportunity to encounter a variety of wildlife, including the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tigers, elephants, deer, wild boars, sloth bears, and an abundance of bird species. The park is home to over 700 species of wildlife.
  2. Safari Activities:
    • Jeep Safari: Explore the park’s diverse ecosystems on a jeep safari. Trained naturalists and guides accompany visitors, providing insights into the flora and fauna.
    • Elephant Safari: Elephant safaris offer a unique and elevated perspective for wildlife viewing. Traverse through tall grasslands and dense forests on the back of an elephant, increasing the chances of spotting wildlife.
  3. Bird Watching: Chitwan National Park is a haven for bird enthusiasts. With over 500 species of birds, including the endangered Bengal florican, a bird-watching tour is a rewarding experience. The park is a crucial habitat for both resident and migratory birds.
  4. Canoeing: Glide along the Rapti River in a dugout canoe, providing an opportunity to observe aquatic life, including crocodiles and various bird species. Canoe trips are a tranquil way to explore the park.
  5. Nature Walks: Accompanied by experienced guides, nature walks allow visitors to explore the park on foot. This is an excellent way to observe smaller wildlife, learn about local flora, and appreciate the park’s natural beauty.
  6. Cultural Experiences: Many safari packages include visits to local Tharu villages. The Tharu people have a unique culture, and visitors can witness traditional dances, visit Tharu museums, and gain insights into their lifestyle.
  7. Best Time to Visit: The best time for a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park is during the dry season, from October to March. During this period, wildlife is more active, and vegetation is less dense, making it easier to spot animals.
  8. Accommodations: Chitwan offers a range of accommodations, from luxury resorts to more budget-friendly options. Staying within the park or in the nearby Sauraha area enhances the overall safari experience.

Chitwan National Park’s jungle safari provides a unique opportunity to connect with nature, witness diverse wildlife, and experience the cultural richness of the region. It’s a must-visit destination for those seeking an immersive wildlife adventure in Nepal.


Duration: 5 days Group Size: 1 or more
Country: Activity: Base Camp
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Chitwan National Park

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