Chitwan Jungle Safari – 3 Days
Chitwan Jungle Safari is a great trip featuring wildlife activities in Nepal. It involves exploring the extraordinary wildlife housing the rich biodiversity, tranquil wetlands, and majestic woodlands.
Chitwan National Park is situated in south-central Nepal in the subtropical lowlands of the inner terai of Chitwan, Makawanpur, Parsa, and Nawalparasi districts. The park covers an area of 932 square kilometers, and the altitude ranges from 100m to 815m. It was recognized as the UNESCO natural world heritage site in 1984.
The Name “Chitwan” means the heart of the jungle. The park is inhabited by the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger, one-horned Rhinos, sloth bears, monkeys, wild boars, leopards, jungle cats, various types of bears, and over 550 species of colorful birds.
You will have a great experience of the journey into the deep wilderness on an elephant’s back or on an open Jeep with an expert naturalist to see the wild animals in their natural habitats.
Day 1: Arrival in Chitwan (L/D)
Upon arrival in Chitwan, check into your resort. After a short break, there will be a short briefing about the program. After lunch, at around 3:30 pm today’s activities will begin. Today we shall visit the Tharu /Darai Village for about 2 hours. After the visit back to the resort, enjoy the riverside sunset view from the river deck. There will be a slideshow presentation in the evening regarding the diverse flora and fauna of the Chitwan National Park followed by dinner. Overnight in a Resort.
Day 2: In Chitwan, full day Jungle activities (B/L/D)
Wake up call early at 6:30 am and warm up with a cup of tea or coffee. Then start Elephant back Safari in the Jungle at 6 am for 2 hours. Back to the Resort for breakfast, after breakfast, there will be an elephant briefing by an expert, including the history, nature, and living style of elephants in the National Park. At 11:00 am we go to Elephant bathing (seasonal- only summertime about 30min) followed by a canoe ride in the Rapti River for about 45min and back for lunch. From 3 to 5 pm we go for a Jeep ride inside the National Park to explore the diverse flora and fauna living in the National Park. After the ride return to the resort. Enjoy the riverside view with some drinks sitting on the shore of the Rapti River on the front deck of the Resort. There will be a Tharu cultural performance in the evening, followed by a BBQ dinner. Overnight in a Resort
Day 3 Departure (B)
This morning, you can go for bird watching surrounding the resort, or you can spend the morning at the river decks. And after breakfast, depart to your next destination.