CHITWAN JUNGLE SAFARI

  • DURATION3 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-12

Highlights

  • Canoe Ride in Chitwan
  • Walking in the Jungle
  • Bird Watching tour
  • Jungle drive in Chitwan
  • Tharu stick dance program

Trip Overview

Chitwan ( means forests where leopards dwell), is the first National park in Nepal which was estlablished in 1973 AD , According to the UNESCO, the Heritage site is “ at the foot of the Himalayas”. Chitwan is one of the few remaining undisturbed vestiges of the Tarai region of Nepal which formerly extended over the foothills of India and Nepal, it has a particularly righ flora and fauna. One of the last populations of one-horned Asiatic rhinoceros lives in the park, which is also one of the last refuges of the Bengal tiger.

The Chitwan national park enjoys three main seasons, hot and dry summner, a hot and humid rainly season and a warm winnter, between October and February, the average temperature is 25 degree ensuring a pleasant climate, from march through June, temperature can reach as high as 40 degree, the hot and humid days give way to the monsoon that typically lasts for four months from June to September , the best time to visit this is from October to April however one can visit the park and do Jungle activities any time of the year.

Jungle safari in Chitwan National park the most accessible Natural Jungle spot in Nepal to all the travelers, Chitwan National park is located in the southern middle part of Nepal and Chitwan is linked by the air transport and road transport as well, there is regular flight from Kathmandu and regular tourist bus service form Kathmandu and Pokhara, we can drive by private vehicle any time and from any part of Nepal or you can travel Chitwan by Trisuli river rafting as well. Chitwan National Park is one of the best Parks in Nepal, established in 1973 AD, where you can have a look of various species of birds, plants and animals including wildlife, floras and faunas. Chitwan is situated only 150m above the sea level, during the March-June the steamy covers all the way around. Whereas the short grass of Feb-May the best game-viewing season, but the autumn months are gorgeous with Himalayan views.

Nepal is best known with the beautiful mountains, but there are the Genetic flat lands of Terai that is stretched throughout the southern part of Nepal, which provide an entirely different experience. A visit to Nepal is incomplete without seeing the beauty of this Terai belt and no doubt Chitwan is the best place to do so.

Chitwan is home to many wild mammals including One-Horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, wild Elephant, Deer, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard, bison, jackal and many more, many reptiles including Gharial Crocodile and many species of the birds including Hombill, Lesser florican and Paradise Flycastcher, so chitwan is the best destination for Jungle sarari and wild life adventure lover.

The ways to get for Chitwan Jungle Safari:

By Air flight to Chitwan: The air service is available from Kathmandu to Bharatpur every day. It takes only about 20 min, so do contact us if you would like to travel to Chitwan by flight, Escape Nepal offers flight ticket and the guided package tour to Chitwan.

By Road to Chitwan- we simply can departure from Kathmandu at 7.00 A.M by car/ tourist coach for Chitwan National park on the Mugling-Narayanghat highway 175 km to the park and this is most popular modes of transport to Chitwan.

By rafting to Chitwan: We can depart from Kathmandu at 7.00 A.M. by Car/Van/coach to some place where the rafting on Trisuli River and experience the rafting in Trisuli for about 3 hours then drive to Chtiwan from the point of the rafting completion, we have guide package for the Rafting and Chitwan, please contact us for the detail.

Activities in Chitwan National park:

Elephant Safari in Chitwan: the Elephant safari in Chitwan is one of the most exiting activities and no one miss it when one travel to Chitwan, you will travel through open grassland and dense forest on elephant back in search of rare animals and birds; we can spot one horned rhino, various species of deer, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard, bison and the big one, the Royal Bengal tiger etc.

Canoe Rides in Chitwan: the canoe ride is another popular activity in Chitwan National park and a traditional dugout takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view birds, crocodile and the animals of the river on this Canoe trip.

Walking in the Jungle: the walking tour in to the Jungle is another popular jungle activities in Chitwan National park, an Well-trained naturalists/ecologists take you to prime spots to view deer, rhino, sloth bears and other wildlife and no doubt the detailed explanation from the experienced guide on wildlife and jungle will help to widen the knowledge and enjoy our trip on this walking tour.

Bird Watching in Chitwan : We can view the birds while we are for an early morning walk through the bush and along the Rapti River where over 450 species of exotic birds including Giant, Hombill, Lesser florican and Paradise Flycastcher exist, no doubt we will be accompanied by our experienced naturalist.

Jungle Drive in Chitwan: Jeep drive into the Jungle is another popular activities in Chitwan, The visitors generally stay with more than 2 nights in Chitwan, Basically we offer 2 nights 3 days package tour for Chitwan and this Jeep drive in not include in this 3 days package or if you prefer to add this into your package then it is not a problem, you can simply need to inform us or if you take 3 nights 4 days package then, the Jeep drive tour is already included, you will be able to view birds and animals by driving a jeep, the jungle drive in the jeep 20km per hour through the jungle from Rapti River to the Lama Lake and sorroundings.

Tharu Stick Dance: we will have a look a melodious tribal dance performed by Tharu men with the rhythms of drums and with clashing of stick that embodies and projects how to drive away Rhino and other wild animals from human habitat, especially after dinner at the hotel /lodge/tented camp, we you watch Tharu stick dance and the Tharu is the native people of the area.

Escape Nepal offers many package for the Chitwan Jungle safari, basically, we offer 3 days and 4 days package in the Chitwan National park now, we have given the detail itinerary of the 3 days which is taken by most of the travelers so, look at them and do let us know if you want to stay more nights and days in Chitwan then we will offer you longer package for the Chitwan and we have not included your arrival and departure days to our 3 days Chitwan package and it starts from Kathmandu and return to Kathmandu, if you would like to be added Kathmandu on it then we have another holiday for you, the Kathmandu-Chitwan tour or even if you want to extend your holiday to Pokhara then the Kathmandu-Chitwan-Pokhara tour know us A taste of Nepal tour for you, basically this package is designed for those who have already done trek in Nepal and want to add the Jungle safari in Chitwan after completion of the trek, basically, the trek which ends on Kathmandu like Everest Base Camp Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Gokyo Valley Trek, Renjo la pass Trek and all the trek in Langtang and Everest Region, and you can Add on this Jungle tour on other trek that ends in Pokhara like the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit trek, Ghorepani Poon hill trek, Mustang trekking, we can start Chitwan Jungle safari from Pokhara by taking 6 hour drive to Chitwan, experience the Jungle tour in Chitwan National park and return to Kathmandu for your return flight to home from Kathmandu.

Itinerary

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Our driver will come to your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara to pick you up to drive to Chitwan national park. The drive is wonderfully scenic along the banks of the Trisuli River valley, and you can view the beautiful landscapes, valleys, mountains, lush green hamlets set amidst color rural landscapes, and so much.

Reach Chitwan and check in to the lodge, and you are given a brief about the program and go for a Tharu village tour in the evening.

  • Lodge
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  • Chitwan National Park

After breakfast at the lodge with the sweet chirping of birds, you go for a full day of jungle activities that include Jungle walking, Canoe ride, Jungle Safari across streams & into the jungles.

You also enjoy a scintillating Tharu cultural stick dance that’s exciting to watch in the evening.

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  • Chitwan National Park

After breakfast at the lodge, you go for a short walk to watch the birds. You then drive to Kathmandu, the drive is scenic, and you can have beautiful views.

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What's Included

  • Both ways of transport by private tourist vehicles
  • 2-night accommodation
  • Meals (2 breakfast, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners)
  • All the jungle activities as per the itinerary
  • National park entrance fees

What's Excluded

  • Bar Bills and all the drinks
  • Tips
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Check Available Dates

Departures: We offer a Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour every day from Kathmandu So, select your date and book the tour.

Group Size & Price: We have listed the price for up to 12 people only on this page, if you are more than 12 people, please contact us for the group price and process to book.

Booking Confirmation: We need the booking confirmation 48 hours before the tour date and if your tour date is less than 48 hours then please Contact us before you make a booking and pay.

Departure from Pokhara or other Cities: The given departure dates are from Kathmandu. If you are in Pokhara or other cities, we can also transfer to Chitwan from your city and the cost may be different. So, let us know from which city do you want to travel to Chitwan. We then offer you the cost of the tour.

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityPrice 
Start Date27 Jun, 2022End Date29 Jun, 2022AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date28 Jun, 2022End Date30 Jun, 2022AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date29 Jun, 2022End Date01 Jul, 2022AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date30 Jun, 2022End Date02 Jul, 2022AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200

Useful Information

Optional Tour on Chitwan Jungle Safari

There is optional 3-hour rafting on the way to Chitwan from Kathmandu so, let us know if you want to add the Trisuli River Rafting Adventure to your Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour.

Tour Extension after Chitwan Jungle Safari

If you are planning to visit some other places in Nepal. Such as, we have Lumbini Tour, Bardia Jungle Safari, Pokhara Tour, We can make a combo tour package with a visit to all these places. Let us know.

Hotels on Chitwan Jungle Safari

3-star hotel/Resort/Lodge accommodation is provided in Chitwan at the offered price. However, there are Luxury 4 or 5 stars hotels also available in Chitwan. So, let us know if you want to upgrade your hotel accommodation in Chitwan.

The climate of Chitwan national park

Chitwan National Park has a tropical monsoon climate, which is highly hot, humid, and sticky throughout the year. As this area is located in the central climatic zone of the Himalayas, the monsoon starts from mid-June and lasts till late September.

Chitwan National Park has three major climates summer (March to June), monsoon (July to September), and the temperature cools down & winter arrives from October to February.

Vegetation in Chitwan national park

Chitwan National Park can be characterized by tropical and subtropical forests. In this national park, most of the areas have been covered by the moist deciduous vegetation type of the Terai region. Besides forests, there is a huge area, which is covered by grasslands, and more than 50 species of grasses can be found in this region including the world's tallest grasses.

Wildlife in Chitwan national park

Chitwan National Park has a wide variety of faunal diversity. Nearly 700 species of wildlife can be observed in this park. Nearly 17 species of snakes, monitor lizards, and starred tortoise also reside in this park.

Chitwan National Park also has nearly 113 species of fish, and there were nearly 235 gharials in the 1950s, which dropped and reached 38 gharials in 2003. Every year this place attracts a lot of bird watchers as there are nearly 543 recorded species of birds out of which most of them are globally endangered.