Royal Chitwan National 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.
Highlights of the Safari:
Jungle Safari in Chitwan National park encounter with wild animals.
Safari Destination: Royal Chitwan National Park
Season: Spring, Autumn & Winter
Accommodation: Jungle Lodge
Duration: 5 Nights / 6 days
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu you will be meets by a W.T.T.T. representative / transfer to Hotel
Day 02 : Drive to Chitwan, on arrival refreshments and drinks. After lunch our nature guide will brief you about the programme for the following days. After briefing, visit to the Tharu village, museum and The National Park Visitor Centre. Sunset views from the Rapti riverbank. Dinner
Day 03: Jungle Activities in Chitwan National Park. Soon after an early breakfast we take a dugout canoe trip followed by a nature walk Programme and a visit to The Elephant Breeding Farm. Enjoy an Ox-Cart or Jeep ride back to the lodge. After refreshments you have an opportunity to wash the elephants and swim with them in the Rapti River. We then head back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, we take a the Elephant Back Safari. Dinner. Visit Tharu Cultural dancing performance.
Day 04 : After morning tea / coffee there will be a final bird watching tour Breakfast before a short trip to the airport for the flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel
Day 05 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination