Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour is one of the best options for wildlife enthusiastic around the globe. Walk into the lush and dense tropical forests in the Terai belt of Nepal and experience the calmness of Mother Naturebystarring the golden sunset within the sandy bank of the Rapti river. It is a wonderful experience of finding peace within the wilderness of wildlife within the dense jungles.
Chitwan Nation Park lies 172 km south from the Kathmandu valley in the lowland of inner Terai. It covers an area of around 932 sq. km. The core jungle of the park comprises of tropical forests. One-fifth of the park comprises of Narayani River, Rapti River, dense elephant grassland and lush forests of silk, acacia, cotton, and Sisam.
Also recognized as a UNESCO listed world heritage site, Chitwan National Park is a site of the ecological treasure. It is home to diverse species of floras, faunas, birds, and butterflies. With Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour, you can enjoy a jungle walk or elephant ride or jeep safari within the jungle. Animals like monkeys, deer, rhinoceros, sloths, etc and birds like peacocks, woodpeckers, etc are amongst the easily visible wildlife during your safari trip. But if lucky, you may also encounter some rare species.
Chitwan National Park is home to many rare species of animals like One-horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, etc. Varieties of deer, sloth, Rhesus monkey, wild boar, jackals, civets, mongooses, cats, and snakes are found within the dense jungles of Chitwan NationalPark.
During the evening, you can walk to the bank of Rapti River to enjoy the glorious views of the sunset. The river consists of crocodiles and dolphins. You can encounter some as you walk by the bank of the river. The park is also home to many species of migrating birds. Hence a walk around the park can be a delightful moment to bird watchers. You can get some views of birds like cormorants, herons, egrets, storks, cranes, ducks, woodpeckers, hawks, ospreys, falcons, kestrel, parakeets, ibises, kites, cuckoos, kingfishers, swallows, Orioles, etc.
Besides, the wildlife, Tharu culture is an exciting part of the Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour. You can visit some Tharu villages nearby and get some insightful knowledge of Tharu people, their culture, custom, and lifestyle. So, come along with World Alpine Treks for this mesmerizing trip to Chitwan National Park.
The first day marks your arrival day in Kathmandu. Clear all the visa requirements and customs clearance if any at the arrival section of the airport. As you come out, you will find a representative from World Alpine Treks waiting for you holding a board with your name. You will then be transferred to your hotel at Kathmandu. The representative will shortly inform you about the plans ahead.
The second day is a day tour just to warm up prior to your trekking journey. Kathmandu is a city enriched with artistic palaces, beautiful monuments, ancient temples, and other constructions of historical and cultural importance. No wonder, the city has seven out of ten UNESCO-listed world heritage sites. Today, you will be guided to the UNESCO-listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. These heritages are perfect examples of the rich history, fine culture, and architectural treasures of Nepal. At first, you will be taken to Kathmandu Durbar Square. The art, crafts, and carvings in the palaces, temples, and other monuments of the durbar square are excellent. The durbar square is a huge complex that comprises palaces, courtyards, and temples. It is now a museum that treasures some valuable items of Nepalese history and monarchy in Nepal. From the durbar square, you will be escorted to Swayambhunath stupa (Monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple, and Boudhanath stupa respectively. Tonight, at a hotel in Kathmandu (Inclusive of breakfast)
We take a drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park. In around six hours, we reach the national park. Upon arrival, we attend a brief orientation program organized by the park. In the evening, we take a short tour around the Tharu community nearby and go to the banks of the Rapti river for sunset view. In the evening, you will be treated with Nepalese cuisine along with an excellent cultural Tharu program. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Our schedule for the day is as follows:
6:00 am – Wake up
6:30 am- breakfast time
7:00 am- Enjoy Canoe ride along the Rapti river with a short jungle walk
13:00 pm- Enjoy your lunch.
15:00 pm- Retreat yourself with Jeep Drive or Elephant Safari
20:00- Enjoy your dinner. Overnight stay at Chitwan (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
In the morning, we visit the Elephant Breeding Center and then enjoy our breakfast. After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu.
Before a few hours of your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the international terminal of Tribhuwan International airport. (Inclusive of Breakfast)