CHITWAN JUNGLE SAFARI:


Chitwan National park is not only the first National Park of Nepal, but it is also the most popular destination for jungle safari.It covers an area of 932 sq. km (360 sq mi) and is located in the Chitwan District, which lies in the subtropical, inner Terai lowlands of South-Central Nepal. It contains around 543 species of birds, 700 species of wildlife, and 43 species of mammals.However, Chitwan National Park is well known for its one-horn rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, Basking mugger crocodile, White throated kingfisher, and Paradise flycatcher. 70% of the National Park area is covered with Sal trees and 20% with grasslands. This National Park also hasexcellent accommodation facilities, with most of the lodges offering a choice of either Tharu-style jungle cottages or comfortable safari tents.

ITINERARY FOR CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK JUNGLE SAFARI:

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu or Pokhara to Chitwan.
Upon arrival at the bus station,transfer to the hotel.After refreshments, visit Tharu village and the National Park Visitors Center.

Time table and program

- Pick up from bus station; transfer to hotel
- Briefing by the Lodge manager
- 13:00.........Lunch
- 15:30........ Nature walk/visit observation tower
- 17:00.........Sunset view from Riverbank
- 18:30........ Slide show/Tharu stick dance
- 19:00........ Dinner/Culture program

Day 02: Canoe trip followed by a Nature Walk Program or a visit to the Elephant Breeding Farm. Enjoy an ox-cart ride or a jeep drive back to the resort. After refreshments, you can wash the elephants and swim with them in the Rapti River. Followed by Lunch. Then, elephant back safari and dinner. Tharu dance performance.

Time Table and Program

- 05:30........ Wake up call
- 05:45........ Tea/Coffee
- 06:00........ Elephant ride/bird-watching
- 08:00........ Breakfast
- 09:00........ Canoe ride/elephant briefing / swimming and bath
- 13:00 .......Lunch
- 15:00........ Elephant ride / nature walk / visit to observation tower / Canoe ride
- 18:30........ Tharu Stick Dance/slide show
- 19:30........ Dinner

Day 03: After tea/coffee you may go for Elephant back safari. Transfer to the bus station or to the Bharatpur Airport for departure.

Time Table and Program

- 05:30........ Wake up call
- 05:45........ Tea/Coffee
- 06:00........ Elephant ride/bird-watching
- 08:00........ Breakfast/Transform to Bus station
- 09:00.........Final Departure