Chitwan Jungle Safari
Chitwan national park is situated some 172 km south of Katmandu in the low lands of the inner Terai. Covering an area of 932 sq km, Chitwan National Park includes some hilly areas which are covered by deciduous Sal forest. One-fifth of the park is made up of the floodplains of Narayani, Rapti, and is covered by dense elephant grass interspersed with revering forests of silk, cotton, acacia, and Sisam trees. This ecologically diverse area is a heaven of a wide variety of flora and fauna. Major activities in Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour includes adventurous and thrilling Jungle walk, You get the best animal sightings on foot at your own pace. You will be able to appreciate the smaller attractions of the jungle with our naturalists. Usually, it is easy to see animals such as rhino, deer, and sloths as these animals prefer to live in less disturbed areas of the park. Atop an elephant is a safest and most convenient way to get around in the jungle and observe the diversity of wildlife. The canoe trip is another attraction of the Chitwan jungle safari where you float down in the river by dugout canoe. You will come across with crocodiles basking on the riverbank during the ride. It is also a relaxing way to watch birds and wildlife species that frequently come to bathe and drink.
Chitwan National Park is the last remaining home in Nepal for the Asian One-horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, varieties of deer, sloth, Rhesus monkey, wild boar, jackals, civets, mongooses, cats, and snakes. The rivers and lakes are home to crocodiles and the extraordinary Gangetic dolphin. Chitwan is also a bird watcher’s delight with more than four hundred migrant and local species birds recorded. Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour offers the view of cormorants, herons, egrets, storks, cranes, ducks, woodpeckers, hawks, ospreys, falcons, kestrel, parakeets, ibises, kites, cuckoos, kingfishers, swallows, Orioles and many others.
A jeep drive is the fastest way to visit a wide area of the park. A 4-hour drive of some 45 km in the park offers a good chance of seeing some big game. Bird watching is Chitwan national park’s another attraction since the National park is known as a paradise for birds and bird watcher. Chitwan Valley records over 450 species of birds. The eagle eyes of our naturalist will point out some of the migratory and globally threatened birds.
You will enjoy the Tharu village walks to understand the culture of the Tharu ethnic people. Tharu houses are made of mud and dung plastered over wood and reed frames. Their traditional culture is still strong in Terai. Local naturalists can take you to their village and describe their lifestyle and culture. Tharu cultural dance which is popularly known as Stick Dance. We will show you a different type of dance what is make you real venture of travel.