chitwan jungle safari in nepal

Chitwan Jungle Safari

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    Forest/ Village/Plain
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    Difficulty
    Easy
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    Max Altitude
    1350m
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    Ethnic People
    Tharu/ Brahmin/ Chhetri
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Chitwan Jungle Safari Overview

Chitwan Jungle Safari is a popular adventure activity in Nepal that typically involves a 3-day trek through the Chitwan National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its diverse wildlife, including one-horned rhinoceroses, Bengal tigers, and various species of birds and reptiles. The trek typically includes activities such as elephant safaris, jungle walks, and canoe rides to explore the park’s different ecosystems. 

Living a regular life is tedious. Sometimes, being in nature can help reduce that tediousness. A break from daily life is always necessary at some point in time. Chitwan Jungle Safari is one of those breaks from the regular day-to-day schedule of the traveler. Chitwan Jungle Safari features the instinctive exploration of the Chitwan National Park. Chitwan Jungle Safari offers an escape from the routine life and a brief time with nature.

Chitwan National Park is one of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site in Nepal. Also the first national park of Nepal, Chitwan National Park is located in the Terai region of Nepal. Situated 172 km south to Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park covers the total area of 932 sq. km. Chitwan Jungle Safari offers the scenic tour of Himalayan subtropical broadleaf forests which is home to endangered one-horned rhinoceros. Along with endangered one-horned rhinoceros, Chitwan National Park is also the haunt of Bengal tiger, wild elephant, four horned antelope, leopard cat, wild bear, Gangetic dolphin, and other numerous rare mammals.

Chitwan National Park is also the home of rock python, king cobra, and other species. Around 543 species of birds fly around the park throughout the year. Hence, Chitwan National Park is one of the favorite destinations for bird watchers. Jeep-drive around Chitwan National Park is the excellent way of observing the wildlife. The visitors will certainly get a good view of wildlife in Chitwan Jungle Safari. Chitwan Jungle Safari also features the wildlife museum, elephant basking, and cultural show of Tharu people which reflect their culture. Chitwan Jungle Safari is the best way to learn about nature by being in nature.

Amble Himlayal offers you best service during your stay in Nepal. We value our client’s time and money, so we make sure they get excellent transportation facilities and accommodations in overnight stays. We provide all kind of traveling packages and bid in fulfilling all the possible expectations of our clients. We ensure our clients’ stay in Nepal is memorable.

Trip Highlights

  • Elephant safari: An elephant ride through the park provides a unique opportunity to get up close to the wildlife and explore the dense jungle.
  • Jungle walks: Guided walks through the park give you the chance to spot rare and endangered species such as the one-horned rhinoceros and Bengal tiger, as well as a variety of birds and reptiles.
  • Canoe rides: Exploring the park's rivers and wetlands by canoe allows you to see the park's diverse aquatic life, including crocodiles and aquatic birds.
  • Cultural programs: Many safari packages include a visit to a traditional Tharu village, where you can learn about the local culture and customs.
  • Bird watching: The park is home to over 550 species of birds, making it a paradise for bird watchers.
  • Wildlife viewing: The park is home to a wide variety of wild animals, including one-horned rhinoceroses, Bengal tigers, leopards, and gaurs.
  • Relaxation: After a day of adventure, you can relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the park at your lodge or resort.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Kathmandu to Chitwan

Day 02: Explore Chitwan National Park

Day 03: Bird watching and drive back to Kathmandu

Chitwan Jungle Safari Trip Itinerary

On the first day of your Chitwan Jungle Safari, you would typically begin by driving from Kathmandu to Chitwan. The drive typically takes around 5-6 hours, and the route takes you through picturesque countryside and small towns. Along the way, you may have the opportunity to stop and explore local markets or temples. Once you reach Chitwan, you will check in to your lodge or resort and have lunch. After lunch, you may have some time to relax before exploring chitwan.During the evening, you will have dinner and enjoy a cultural program, such as a traditional dance performance by the local Tharu people. After that, you will retire for the night at your lodge or resort.

The best time to for jungle safari either dusk or dawn. So we drive our jeep around Chitwan National Park early in the morning. On the second day of your Chitwan Jungle Safari, you would typically spend the entire day exploring the Chitwan National Park. You would start the day with an early morning activity such as bird watching, or a canoe ride on the Rapti River to see the park's aquatic life.  If we are lucky, we’ll encounter one-horned rhino, Bengal tiger, Gharial crocodile, wild elephant, four horned antelope, and other wildlife on our exploration of Chitwan National Park. After taking 4-hour long tour of the park, we visit Wildlife Display & Information Center and learn about the wildlife.  In the evening, we enjoy the Tharu show and understand their culture. Overnight in Sauraha.

Bird watching is another naturalist attraction in Chitwan National Park. Today, we enter the park with our binoculars and watch the beautiful birds flying around. You would typically start the day with an early morning bird watching activity. The park is home to over 550 species of birds, and this is an excellent opportunity to see some of the rare and exotic birds that live in the park. We may get to see the bird including, Kingfisher, giant hornbill, hawks, osprey, stork, heron, duck, kite, cuckoo, crane, flycatcher, mynah, dove, crow, drongo, parrot, egret, and other species of birds. Later, we can also go for elephant basking at the bank of Narayan River before returning the capital.  Overnight at a hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu.

Chitwan Jungle Safari Price & Dates

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    Chitwan Jungle Safari Trip Included

    • All necessary permits for National park entry.
    • Jungle safari activities.
    • Experienced guides
    • All necessary pick up & drop by tourist vehicle as per itinerary.
    • All government and local taxes.

    Chitwan Jungle Safari Trip Excluded

    • International flight airfare
    • Nepal entry visa fees on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport- (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110)
    • All accommodation and meals in Kathmandu, before and after the journey
    • Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
    • Extra night accommodations, meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara due to early arrival or late departure, or early return from the trek
    • Personal expense (shopping, snacks, boil bottle water, hot (tea, coffee) and cold drinks, hot shower, Alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee), extra porters, etc
    • Personal clothing and gear
    • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation compulsory
    • Tips for guide and porters
    • Additional costs or delays caused due to circumstances beyond our control, for example, landslide, weather condition, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc

    Chitwan Jungle Safari FAQ's

    You may need the following things for your Jungle Safari: hats, sunblock, binoculars, flashlights, bug spray or insect repellent, swimsuits, green colored or anything not bright colored clothes, light slippers or shoes. In winters, you may need warm clothes like sweaters and jackets.

    On your Chitwan Jungle Safari trip, you will either spend your overnight at lodges with standard single/double bed tariff or at tented camps with a comfortable stay. You will spend your overnight at very genuine, safe, and hygienic places.

    Chitwan Jungle Safari is our package tour. The groups’ size and the length of your trip determine the price of the package. The package comprises the cost of every activity in the itinerary, transportations, and all food and lodging during your jungle visit. Let us know how long you are wishing to stay in Nepal so that we can prepare a quote for you.

    Sure, we will prepare you a special package. You will be provided a top quality service. Amble Himalaya  prepares the package as per our clients’ wishes. However, you can’t do the safari alone. You have to join other people in the jungle for your safari.

    Of course, you will. Our company considers security and safety as the high priority in the trip. But, you should consider some risks associated with adventure travel before booking your trip. We’ve 24/7 working trip operators who regularly check their operation areas. If the destination is unsafe, they’ll inform you and cancel or re-route a trip. However, it’s your personal decision to travel to a certain country or region.

    The package includes: Jungle/Nature Walk, Full Day Wild Sightseeing, Jeep Safari, Camping & Hiking, Tiger Tracking, Elephant Tracking, Dolphin Sightseeing, Bird Watching, and Rafting at Karnali River, Fishing, Study Tour, Cultural Tour, and Visit to Crocodile Breeding Center, Village Tour, and Cultural Programme.

    The best months to visit Chitwan National Park are from September to November and February to April, as the weather is pleasant and dry, making it easier to spot wildlife.

    Yes, it is important to take precautions while visiting the park. It is recommended to always follow the instructions of your guide and to avoid going off the designated trails. It is also important to be aware of the park's wildlife and to keep a safe distance from any animals you encounter

    Chitwan Jungle Safari Client Reviews

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      Group Size
      1350m
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      Religions
      Hindu
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      Geography
      Forest/ Village/Plain
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      Difficulty
      Easy
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      Max Altitude
      1350m
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      Ethnic People
      Tharu/ Brahmin/ Chhetri
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      Accommodation
      Hotel/ Guesthouse/ Lodge
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      Transportation
      Hotel/ Guesthouse/ Lodge
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