Chitwan National Park is a great place to experience wildlife in Nepal. The park is famous for its sightings of Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopards, One-horned Rhinos, Elephants and other animals. You can go to this park for jungle safari, Elephant safaris and jeep safaris can be observed in the middle of the forest. Crocodiles can be seen in the river flowing through the middle of the forest. You can also visit the Elephant and Crocodile Production Center.
You can stay in Sauraha to visit this park. Where there are plenty of resorts. In this area, you can observe not only the wildlife, but also the local Tharu traditions, culture, food and costumes.
Tentative Travel Plan
Place to Visit: Chitwan National Park
Jungle Safari Program
Cost Start from: USD 100/- (Min)
By Flight: Bharatpur Airport approx 20 minutes Flight from Kathmandu Airport
Road Distance: 146 km from Kathmandu & 131 km from Pokhara. Max 5 hrs Journey
By Tourist Bus: Departure 7.00 AM from Kathmandu, Sorha Khutte, Naya Bazar & 7.30 AM from Pokhara, Tourist Bus Park
Day 01: KATHMANDU - CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK - DRIVE OR FLY:
1300 hrs Arrival: A reception will be hosted by the Naturalist, refreshment, briefing about the program and Camp.
1400 hrs Lunch at Central Dinning Hall.
1500 hrs Visiting elephant stable and Tharu Village & Sunset view from bank of Rapti River.
1700 hrs Culture Program
1930 hrs Dinner and briefing the program for next day.
DAY 02 - FULL DAY JUNGLE SAFARI PROGRAM AT NATIONAL PARK
0600 hrs Wake up call for morning activities.
0700 hrs Breakfast at Central Dinning Hall.
0730 hrs Canoe ride for 30 minutes along the government authorities. River and Jungle walk. Chances to see many kinds of birds, Rhinoceros, Deer, Tiger, and many more. Before Lunch, We take a bath with Elephant at Rapti River.
1300 hrs Lunch at Hall.
1500 hrs Elephant Back Safari through open grassland & forest on back and lookout for Rhino & other wild animal closely but safely.
1930 hrs Dinner and Overnight.
DAY 03 - FINAL DEPARTURE - Drive or Fly onward Destination.
0600 hrs Wake up call & Visit to Elephant Breeding Center
0700 hrs Breakfast
0730 hrs Departure (Kathmandu / Pokhara) OR EXTENSION TRIP for JEEP SAFARI.