Jungle safari in Chitwan is one of the most sought out and popular activities in Nepal. Chitwan National Park located at the ‘Terai’ plains is the ideal spot for jungle safari in Nepal. The park is listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the finest wildlife reserves in South Asia. It covers 932 sq. km covered with deciduous forests overlooking the floodplains of Narayani, Rapti and Reu rivers. The park has a rich ecosystem that includes mammals, birds, reptiles and water animals of several kinds. The primary attractions of the park are the 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros and some hundred nocturnal Royal Bengal tigers. Besides other wildlife like rhesus monkeys, grey langur, deer, leopards, wild boars and wild cats etc. including many species of birds exist here.
How do I get to Chitwan national park?
One can go overland from Kathmandu or Pokhara which is about a 5-6 hours drive. You can also fly to Chitwan from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Bharatpur Domestic Airport is closer to the park and about half an hour’s drive to the park surrounding area in Sauraha where all the hotels/resorts are located. Comfortable a/c buses ply early in the morning both from Kathmandu and Pokhara daily. Alternately, you can also hire a private vehicle to go overland to Chitwan from Kathmandu/Pokhara.
Jungle safari in Nepal Chitwan national park takes you to the deep jungle of the park by various jungle activities. jungle safari activities in Nepal is all about tracing the wildlife in its natural habitat and includes elephant safari in Chitwan national park, jeep safari in Chitwan national park, jungle walk, canoeing, bird watching. Other related activities include village tour, cultural show, sunset view tour, elephant breeding center visit.
Jungle safari in Nepal Chitwan national park is ideal for all age groups and perfect after a tiring hike up in the Himalayas. Jungle safari price in Nepal depends upon the duration of the program you take such as 1 night/2 days, 2 nights/3 days, 3 nights/4 days, 4 nights/5 days. The cost also depends upon the hotels you use which range from tourist-class to five-star hotel in Chitwan. One of the popular and short/sweet Chitwan jungle safari package is the Chitwan 2 nights/3 days package which a quick jungle safari and touring in Chitwan. Should you looking for a more luxurious and fancy package then the Chitwan Luxury tour is the ideal choice. You will be staying at five-star hotels with state-of-the-art amenities and jungle safari at Chitwan with style.