Chitwan jungle safari
Chitwan jungle safari situated in south- central region in Nepal which occupies 932 sq. km. of the total land and lies in the subtropical plains of the inner Terai. The area covers the area from the Tikauli forest, Rapti River to the base of the Mahabharat range. The area was declared as the Nepal’s first National Park in 1973. Also, in 1996, 750 sq. km. of the land from the park was stated a buffer zone which includes forests and private lands.
Similarly, the park holds a diversity of natural splendor taking in the Churia hills that ascends slowly to the east from 150m to above 800m; flood plains of the Reu, Rapti and Narayani rivers and ox-bow lakes. The boundary of the park in the western part separates from the Parsa Wildlife Reserve.
High Five Adventures will experience the most significant part of the Chitwan jungle safari, elephant safari which provides a chance to get a closer sight of different animals including the rare one-horned rhinoceros. You may also get a glance of the Bengal tiger, leopards, deer, wild boar, crocodiles, gharries etc. And spot storks, kingfishers, geese, ducks, and more. Also, the Elephant Breeding Centre gives you details on elephant and the newborn elephants.
Besides, 20% of the park area is occupied by grasslands. There are above 50 different kinds of grasses. And it is the home for more than 50 mammals, 55 amphibians and reptiles and over 525 types of birds. Also, the park protects different endangered wild lives.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Chitwan
1:30 to 2:00 pm
Arriving in Chitwan- after 6 hours Drive from Kathmandu or 5 hours from Pokhara, you will arrive at our hotel about 1:30 to 2:00 pm. It would be a good time to have some meal.
3.00pm: Village Tour and Visiting Elephant Breeding Centre
Of all the animals, elephants are probably the most graceful. Our naturalists will take you to the Hattisar to demonstrate how elephants’ meals are prepared and how they eat in the Elephant Breeding Centre. They will explain the nature and habits of elephants. The unique Centre was established in 1985 for the captive breeding of domesticated elephants trapping for domestication.
7.00pm: Cultural Program
In Chitwan there is Tharu social groups, which they show their unique performance. In the evening before dinner tharu cultural dance performances used to held. Along this performance you will be holding drinks and roasted meats to make you more entertainer.
6.15am: Wake up
8.00am: Cannoning + Jungle Walk
Canoe Ride an active package program. This include in every packages. Canoe ride along the Rapti river will be an excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial. Take an exciting and invigorating walk through the lush sub-tropical jungles of Chitwan. Our trained naturalists take you to prime spots to view deer, rhinos, sloth bears and other wildlife. They will also give you interesting information about the various plants and animals of the jungle throughout your walk.
1.30pm: Elephant Safari
Seated high on the back of a trained elephant exploring the grasslands and core area of the park, you become an integral part of the life of the Chitwan National Park. The elephant safari, though not the most comfortable rides, is an amazing experience. And it doesn’t take long to spot at least a rhino in these forests.
6.00am: Wake up
6.15am: Bird Watching
Chitwan is the best destination for bird watching. The birds found here are Cormorants, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Blue Indian Roller, Hornbills, Stork billed Kingfishers, Grey headed Eagles, Ruby Cheeked Sunbird, Bengal Florican, Large tailed Night jar, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Beaters & Lesser Florican etc. More than 500 species have been recorded only in Chitwan.
Departure to your destination either Pokhara or Kathmandu
- All jungle activities
- National park and conservation area permit & fees.
- All accommodations while safari including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Highly experienced safari guide during the trip.
- Guide insurance and salary
- Transportation to and from Kathmandu/Pokhara by tourist bus.
- Government Tax
- Tourist service charge
Cost does not include on:
- Transportation to and from Kathmandu by Flight or Car as per itinerary.
- Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
- Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
- Tips & Gratuities.
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