Chitwan Jungle Safari

Trip At Glance
  • Group Size2-25 Persons
  • Max Elevation1,140 m
  • GradeEasy
  • DestinationNepal
  • TransportationCar/Bus/Plane
  • AccommodationHotel/Resort
  • CostContact Us
  • Trip Length3 Day or more days
  • Best MonthAll seasons except monsoon times
  • WIFIAvailable
  • RegionTour-Safari
  • Trip ModeJungle safari
  • MealBreakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Trip Overview

Chitwan National Park one of the most popular and nearest wild-life destination and also Asia’s Best Park of an area of 932sq.kms the oldest National Parks in Nepal designated as a World Heritage Site in 1984.

The Park covers a pristine area with a unique eco-system of significant value to the world. It contains the Churia hills, ox-bow lakes and flood plains of the rivers Rapti, Reu and Narayani.

Approximately 70 % of the park vegetation is covered by Sal forests. The remaining vegetation types include 20 % of grassland, 7 % of riverine forest and 3% of Sal with Chirpine. The latter are found in the Churia (Siwalik) range. Which are the low hills after the Terai flatlands? The riverine forests mainly consist of Khair, Sisso and Simal or kapok (the silk cotton tree).

Chitwan famous for more than 43 species of mammals and as well for endangered and elusive “Royal Bengal Tiger”, and home to one horned Indian Rhinoceros, fresh water ghariel crocodile along with many other common species such as gaur (Asian bison) wild elephants, four horned antelopes, striped hyenas, pangolins, Gangetic dolphins, monitor lizards and pythons.

Other animals found in the park include Sambar, Chital (spotted deer) barking deer, sloth bear, palm civets, languor and rhesus monkeys. The park is also famous for over 450 species of exotic bird life with 2 species of crocodiles.

Starting with interesting tour within Kathmandu leading cities steeped with history and heritage sites and then leading towards southern Nepal for exciting thrill of Jungle Safari in and around Chitwan National Park.

Trip at a Glance

Tour Grade: Leisure to moderate with few hour walks (options)

Tour Areas: Mid South Nepal, Chitwan National Park

People & Culture: Mostly Tharu ethnic tribes with other mixed hill people of both Hindu and Buddhism religion with interesting old traditional life with colorful cultures.

Chitwan Elevation: From 360 m to 1,140m high towards Churia / Siwalik Hills.

Safari Durations: For two full days or more

Safari Hours: From minimum 03 hrs to maximum 05 hrs.

Seasons: Nearly all seasons except monsoon times of July to August wet months.


Detailed Itinerary

Morning departs from the hotel for an exciting drive to Chitwan, traveling at about 175 km distance leading you to the warm sub-tropical and flatland of Nepal known as Terai as the drive follows Trisuli River downstream towards south where deep green jungles located. On arrival at Chitwan near the park premises where your hotels is located after checking in with briefing on the jungle activities and programs, after getting refreshed start the activity with short walk on the banks of Rapti River as introductory walks. Evening enjoy the dinner with fascinating Tharu (indigenous tribe of southern Terai and Chitwan) cultural dance.


Program and activities begins early before breakfast, walk to elephant platform for the ride on elephant backs leading you into dense jungle to witness wildlife in its natural habitat. Other activities includes visit of elephant stables and elephant bathing and briefing. After lunch drive into the jungles as well ride on a dug-out canoe floating on Rapti River where you can see fresh water Gangetic Gharial and Mugger crocodiles, if lucky including fresh water dolphins, and otters.

Resort /Hotel

Morning start with birds watching program or nature walks where you can spot wide range of exotic bird life from local residential to migratory birds with ducks and egrets, after breakfast drive back to Kathmandu afternoon free with evening farewell dinner includes Nepalese cultural show.

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