Go on safari to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Chitwan National Park; a former royal hunting reserve changed to Nepal’s first national park in 1973. Situated in southern central Nepal, covering 932 sq. km with deciduous forests overlooking the floodplains of Narayani and Rapti and Reu Rivers forest of Chitwan is recognized as one of Asia’s most valuable ecosystems; the jungle, marshland, and grasslands teem with the incredible wildlife of more than 400 species. Chitwan Jungle Safari tour offers a prospect to witness wilderness of rich ecosystem that includes mammals, birds, reptiles, and water animals of several kinds. The highlights of this park are the 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros and some hundred nocturnal Royal Bengal tigers that live in the dense forests of the park. Discover the faunas among this valuable ecosystem with our guided Chitwan National Park tours on elephant back, canoe, jeep, and foot. You will encounter an enthralling world of rhinos, crocodiles, deer, leopards, monkeys, sloths, and Bengal tigers! Get personal attention from the naturalist and explore the jungle deeper. . To add variety, a cultural village walk to the surrounding Tharu Village is also included in the tour. Icicles Adventure Treks and expedition arrange the Chitwan jungle safari tour according to our client request, timeframe, interest, and requirements. The Chitwan National Park has many premier jungle resorts scattered inside and outside its boundaries, where you will stay and relax doing different jungle activities. The program at Chitwan National Park will be as per the itinerary below. Still, sometimes these schedules might be changed for various reasons, such as climate, season, animal safety, availability of group, etc.
Upon arrival at Chitwan, our representative will introduce you to your hotel room, and after being fresh, you will have lunch and be briefed about the Chitwan jungle safari program. Late afternoon, you will go for an elephant-back safari for about two hours, an activity in which you will ride on an elephant to explore the jungle and wildlife. You will see various animals like the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard, and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. In the evening, you will take a walk around Tharu Village. You can see the lifestyle and things they do. Besides that, the guide will also explain how they are dependent upon forests and rivers for life and their tattoo and Heena culture. You can see some of the Tharu men and women making baskets and fishnets from locally available resources. After you return to the hotel, you will be served some drinks, and the Tharu dance starts on the hotel premises. It is an hour of the program with different dances of the Tharu community. At last, the dancers will invite you to dance and move your body for a while before dinner for a good appetite!
After tea/coffee, you will set off for bird watching early in the morning. Then you will get back to the resort for an excellent breakfast. After breakfast, your one night/2 days Chitwan National Park Jungle Safari program ends, and you will start your return journey towards your next destination.
Note: The Jungle Safari activities are adjusted to the season and weather conditions. Naturally, it may not always be possible to follow this schedule as it is, and the circumstances may force us to alter the program at short notice. On safari in the jungle, you will be accompanied by expert naturalists who will advise on safety procedures, and we request you to respect their judgment at all times. If you wish to stroll in the forest alone, a guide will have to accompany you for your safety.
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