Spread over an area of 932 square kilometers, the Chitwan National Park was recognized by UNESCO as Natural Heritage Site in 1979. The name Chitwan translates to "the heart of the jungle" in English and Chitwan stays true to its name, it is right in the middle of a vast deciduous forest, home to many flora, fauna, and wildlife. Irrigated by three rivers, Narayani, Rapti and Reu, Chitwan has vast food plains apart from dense jungle.
Starting point and ending point: Chitwan National Park to Kathmandu
Main wildlife to be viewed: tigers, rhinos, and elephants
You will stay for two nights in a hotel in Chitwan National Park.
Day 1: Arrival and safari at Chitwan National Park (815 meters)
You will arrive at the Chitwan National Park by a tourist bus. On arrival at Chitwan, you will be cordially received and then will be transferred to the resort. Once again, a very cordial welcome at the resort with a refreshment drink is offered at the resort reception.
A briefing on wildlife activity is done on arrival at the resort. Then, you may shower before lunch. After lunch, you will visit the Tharu village and the National Park Visitors Center. In the evening, you will enjoy the sunset view from the riverbank.
Evening dinner at resort and slide-show on the wildlife. You will stay overnight at Chitwan. All meals this day are included.
Day 2: Full day safari in Chitwan National Park (815 meters)
Today, you will wake up with the wake-up call and go for the dugout canoe trip in Rapti River. The canoe trip allows you to see abundant bird activities. Then you will go for either nature walk in the woods of Chitwan or a visit to the Elephant Breeding Farm.
Either of them is quite a fun and the ox-cart ride or a jeep drive back to the resort is a fascinating experience. You will enjoy the breakfast at the resort.
At the river, you can wash the elephants or swim with them, a fascinatingly wonderful experience. Then you will take your lunch at the resort. Enjoy your dinner and Tharu dancing performance. Stay overnight at Chitwan National Park. All meals this day are included.
Day 3: Safari in Chitwan National Park and Return to Kathmandu (1400 meters)
After tea or coffee, you will go for a bird watching tour. During the morning, you can spot several species of birds indulged in their activities. After the birdwatching tour, you will walk back to the resort, enjoy your breakfast before your departure.
Tharu village tour on your first day
Witness a Tharu dance performance on your second day
This adventure safari will take place in Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Chitwan National Park is home to some of the most endangered animals in the world. The park is a natural habitat for Asian one-horned rhinoceros, elephants and Bengal tigers among others. Also found in the park are crocodiles, python, deer, rhesus monkey, langur, leopard, and wild cats.
Apart from that, the wetland of Chitwan National Park attracts numerous birds from around the world, including some rare and endangered ones, making the park a perfect location for bird watching in Nepal.