Many of our tour programmes include a Safari in Royal Chitwan National Park. The park is widely acknowledged as one of the best national parks in Asia. The Park covers an area of 967square kilometers it is 90 kilometers by air southwest of Kathmandu. Chitwan was in the past hunting grounds for Nepali and British Royalty. King George V and Edward VIII both visited the park. Chitwan was the first forest area of Nepal to be designated a national park in 1973, and it was also declared a World Heritage Natural Site by UNESCO in1984. Chitwan is the most popular wildlife safari destination in Nepal on account of its thriving wildlife and easy accessibility from both Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Of the 43 species of animals recorded in the park, there are an estimated 600 Great One- Horned Rhinoceros and a recent tally on tigers shows them to number 106 . Other mammals include; Leopard, Gaur (Indian Bison), Wild Elephant, Sloth bear, Fresh water dolphin, Rhesus monkey, Langur, Wild boar, Stripped hyena, Jackal, Dhole (wild dog), Ratel, Palm civet, Mongoose, various antelopes, Samber deer, spotted deer, hog deer, barking deer. Other reptiles are : Ghariyal, a crocodile native to Chitwan, python, monitor lizard, Pangolin, Tortoise, King Cobra and 19 other snake species. Four hundred and eighty five different bird species have been recorded.
Day 1: After the breakfast at hotel in Kathmandu, short walk to bus station for 5-6 hours to Saurah, Chitwan. Someone from hotel will pick up from the bus station and take you to the hotel. Check in and serve the lunch.
We go for village walk through the high grassland the home of rare and endangered one horned rhino in the afternoon. We pass through lush green forest into the existence of wildlife through the day. We back to our hotel after sunset view for dinner, then go to the cultural program conducted by Tharu people (native community of Terai). Rest overnight.
Day 2: Today we provide a guided safari activity throughout the day. Elephant back safari, nature walk, boat ride, jeep ride and other exciting hike through the jungle of Chitwan to view the beauty of nature and different variety of wild animals and plants. We come back to the hotel at evening, enjoy the lovely evening dinner and rest overnight.
Day 3: Today early in the morning we are going to view the fascinating sunrise view as well as to see the birds at the bank of Narayani River. We back to hotel for breakfast, then drive back to Kathmandu. Rest overnight.