Chitwan National Park (932 sq Km), the first park in Nepal, was established in 1973 and lies in the central lowlands. Parsa (499 sq Km) is adjacent to Chitwan and was designated in 1984. Together they comprise sal and revering forests and grasslands and extend into the Siwalik Hills, which are forested with chir pine and Sal.
Chitwan is famous for its large mammals, which include tiger, leopard, Indian rhinoceros, and gaur. Bird species recorded at chitwan total 489, a larger number than in any of Nepal’s other protected areas. The park is home to more than 50 species of mammals, 525 species of birds and 55 species of reptiles and amphibians. The park consists of a diversity of eco-systems including the Churia hills and the stretched flood plains of the Rapti and Narayani River.The park also supports a larger number of nationally threatened birds than the others.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters). You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Sight seeing in Kathmandu Darbar squire, swayambunath( Monkey temple) , Pashupatinath and Boudha nata stupa.
Day 03: Transfer to Chitawan National park by Tourist bus, Tharu village tour in the late afternoon.
Day 04: Jungle tour in the morning, canoeing and elephant safari and elephant breeding centre afternoon and tharu culturalProgram in the evening.
Jungle walking:well trained naturalist takes you to prime spots to view deer, rhino, sloth bears and other wildlife. Detailed knowledge of the wildlife and jungle will enhance your trip
Canoe Rides:A traditional dugout takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view birds, crocodile and the animals of the river.(From October through to mid March)
Elephant Safari:Travel through open grassland and dense forest on elephant back in search of rare games. Be on the lookout for the great one homed rhino, four species of deer, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard, bison and the big one, the Royal Bengal tiger.
Tharu cultural Dance:A melodious tribal dance performed by Tharu men to the rhythms of drums and with clashing of stick embodies and projects how to drive away Rhino and other wild animals from human habitat. Once the driving away of animals is achieved, the dance turns into joyful. After dinner at the hotel /lodge/tented camp you can watch Tharu stick dance. We will arrange dance for your enjoyment.
Bird Watching: An early morning walk through the bush and along the Rapti River is a must to view many of the more than 450 species of exotic. Birds including Giant, Hombill,Lesser florican and Paradise Flycastcher. Again you will be accompanied by our experienced naturalist.
Day 05: After Bird watching tour in the morning and Drive Back chitwan to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
Access: Across Himalaya arrange to you Royal Chitwan National Park Jungle safari is easily accessible from Kathmandu, being well connected by a national highway. There are daily flights from Kathmandu to Bharatpur and road connected Bharatpur to national highway.