Stretched over 932sq.km. of an area, Chitwan National Park is located to the south of Kathmandu in the low lands of inner Terai. Huge part of National Park is coveredwith floodplains of Narayani River andRapti River. It is an ecologically diverse area that is paradise to bird watchers. Get close to nature and witness rare views of wide varieties of flora and fauna.
There are several ways to explore Chitwan National Park. You can take nature walk, take a jeep ride, participate in elephant back riding and choose canoeing in Rapti River. Always walk close to your guide and never walk alone in the jungle. While exploring the jungle, you will be greeted with views of rare wildlife. Ferocious beasts like one horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger and pythons have found their shelter in the forest. Elephant back riding is the safest way to explore the forest and enjoy the view of biodiversity. You can witness crocodiles basking on the bank of river in Rapti River through canoeing. Canoeing also provides an opportunity to witness different species of local and migratory birds that come to river in search of food and water.
Along with rhino and tiger, Chitwan National Park also provides shelter to leopard, deer, sloth bears, boar, civets, cats and snakes. You can witness more than 400 localand migratory birds including hawks, woodpeckers, falcons and kingfisher. You will also visit nearby Tharu village and witness their unique stick dance. We operate 6days Chitwan Jungle Safari tour itinerary.
After you land at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will go through custom and visa formalities. As you exit from the Arrival Hall, you will find our representative waiting for you with placard in his hand. Look for your name in a placard. After receiving you, he will transfer you to the three-star category hotel. Get refreshed. Later, you will get briefing regarding the trip. Explore the surroundings. Have a comfortable stay.
After breakfast, you will join for guided Kathmandu City Tour. Out of 10 UNESCO cultural sites in Nepal, 4 of them exist in Kathmandu alone making it the historical city. We will start the tour by visiting Pashupatinath Complex which is the most significant Hindu Temple in Nepal. Non- Hindus are not allowed an access in the main temple premises but you can still observe cremation ceremony at the bank of Bagmati River. You will also visit Bouddhanath which was listed in world heritage site in 1979 A.D. This is also known as mini Tibet in Kathmandu. Next stop will be at Swoyambhunath which is the oldest Buddhist Stupa located at the top of the hill. Swoyambhunath is the oldest stupa that dates 2500 years back. Drive further to Kathmandu Durbar Square- the ancient Royal Palace. Hanumandhoka Museum, Kasthamandap Temple, KalBhairav Statue and House of Living Goddess are places of interest. Return to hotel for comfortable stay. In the afternoon, you can shop for any trekking equipment that you require.
Chitwan is located 98km far from Kathmandu and it can be easily accessed by 5hrs of drive. Once we arrive at Chitwan National Park, you will be assigned with room in lodge.Briefing will be made regarding your program. At around 3pm, you will be taken for elephant-back safari during which you can ride on elephant and explore dense sal forest whereby you will observe wildlife including one-horned rhinoceros, monkeys, deer, sloth bear and more. In the evening, you will visit Tharu Community at Sauraha Bazaar to witness unique Tharu culture and dance. Dinner will be served at around 8pm.
Wake-up bell will be rung at around 6:30 AM. You will be served with tea and then jungle walk begins. Walking on foot will introduce us with the rich wildlife of eastern Chitwan. We will explore Sal forest, the vast open grassland and streams. The guide will help you to identify wild floras and faunas. At around 8:30 AM, you will be served with breakfast. Later, at 9:30 AM, you will be taken to elephant breeding center. Lunch will be served at around 1pm. Next, we will enjoy canoeing experience inRapti river where you can view different birds and crocodiles. Return to lodge in the evening. Dinner will be served at around 8pm.
After taking tea, we will take 5hrs of drive to Kathmandu. You will be transferred to hotel. Spend the day on your own.
You will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before your scheduled flight. Have a safe journey. We hope to see you soon.