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.