Chitwan Jungle Safari

Duration: 
5 Days
Altitude: 
240m
Difficulty: 
Easy
Holiday Style: 
Mammal and Birdwatching Holiday
Starts/Ends: 
In Kathmandu

Holiday Overview

Chitwan National Park is the finest national park in Southeast Asia. It was established in 1973 as a first national park of Nepal covering an area of 932 square kilometre. Recognizing its unique ecosystem of international significance UNESCO declared the Chitwan National as a World Heritage Site in 1984. It lies in the southern and central part of lowlands also known as Terai.

It is a home of some of rare and endangered species of mammals, birds, reptiles and butterflies. On a lucky safari day, it is possible to see Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris), Greater One-horned Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis), Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus), Gaur (Bos gaurus), Sloth Bear (Melursus ursinus), Spotted Deer (Axis axis), Hog Deer (Axis porcinus), Terai Grey Langur (Semnopithecus hector) and Gharial Crocodile (Gavialis gangeticus).

More than 170 species of birds including Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis), Slender-billed Babbler (Argya longirostris), Red-headed Trogon (Harpactes erythrocephalus), different species of prinias, woodpeckers, mynas, bulbuls, barbets, sunbirds, egrets, bushchats, babblers, bee-eaters, kingfishers, eagles, wagtails, green-pigeons, drongos and flycatchers can be seen in a single day while birding in Chitwan National Park.

Chitwan Jungle Safari is as well-crafted wildlife safari itinerary mainly focusing on fauna and flora exploring activities inside the Chitwan National Park. Activities include full day jeep safari, guided jungle walk, dugout canoe trip, birdwatching and tiger watching tours. All safaris are led by professional naturalist and accompanied by local animal trackers.

     Holiday Highlights:

  • A great chance of seeing Bengal Tigers, Greater One-horned Rhinos and Sloth Bears
  • A full day jeep safari inside the Chitwan National Park
  • Guided jungle walk
  • Birdwatching and dugout canoe trip

 

Holiday Summary

  • Day 1   Fly/Drive to Chitwan National Park
  • Day 2-4 In Chitwan National Park
  • Day 5   Fly/Drive to Kathmandu and trip concludes

Day-to-day Brief Itinerary

Day 1
Fly or drive to Chitwan National Park
( Altitude: 240m, Duration: 25 minute by flight and 5 hour by surface )
Duration: 
25 minute by flight and 5 hour by surface
Altitude: 
240m
Destination: 
Chitwan National Park
As per your arrangements, either you will fly to Bharatpur airport and then drive to Jagatpur, the gateway to Chitwan National Park or drive there by private vehicle. If time permits, you will do short mammal and birdwatching tour.
Day 2
A full day jeep safari inside the park
( Altitude: 240m, Duration: 7-8 hours )
Duration: 
7-8 hours
Altitude: 
240m
Destination: 
Chitwan National Park
A full day jeep safari provides a great opportunity to see Bengal Tigers, Greater One-horned Rhino, Sloth Bear, deer, monkeys and different species of birds.
DAy 3
A full day guided jungle walk
( Altitude: 240m, Duration: 6-7 hour )
Duration: 
6-7 hour
Altitude: 
240m
Destination: 
Chitwan National Park
Walking with a professional naturalist and local animal trackers is the best way of exploring park's flora and fauna. You will search animals and birds in the different potential sites where animals go to graze, rest and drink water.
DAy 4
Dugout canoe trip and birdwatching
( Altitude: 240m, Duration: 6-7 hours )
Duration: 
6-7 hours
Altitude: 
240m
Destination: 
Chitwan National Park
Today, we will do dugout canoe trip on the Rapti river which allows us to see the endangered species of Gharial Crocodiles and different species of waterfowls. The dugout canoe trip is followed by birdwatching tour.
Day 5
Fly or drive to Kathmandu
( Altitude: 1,350m, Duration: 25 minute by flight and 5 hours by surface )
Duration: 
25 minute by flight and 5 hours by surface
Altitude: 
1,350m
Destination: 
Kathmandu
As per your arrangements, you will either fly or drive to Kathmandu. In this way, your great Chitwan Jungle Safari comes to end with arrival in Kathmandu.

What's Included

  • Bus/Car/Flight fares regardless of arrangements
  • Park entry fees
  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Service of professional naturalist and animal trackers
  • Jeep safari, guided jungle walk, dugout canoe trip and birdwatching

What's not Included

  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Pure personal nature expenses, e. g. bar bills, laundry, telephone and bottled water
  • Extra jeep safari inside Chitwan National Park
  • Tips and gratuity

Holiday Extensions

Following extensions are available to add on your itinerary either before or after this trip.

  • Red Panda Watching Tour in Ilam
  • A full day Birdwatching in Phulchowki

Please contact us for further information and best price.

Date & Price

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28 January 2024
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4 February 2024
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11 February 2024
15 February 2024
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18 February 2024
22 February 2024
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25 February 2024
29 February 2024
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10 March 2024
14 March 2024
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17 March 2024
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24 March 2024
28 March 2024
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7 April 2024
11 April 2024
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14 April 2024
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21 April 2024
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