Chitwan National Park

Riding on an elephant, Canoeing, jungle trek, Birdwatching, spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, impressive display of wild flower, picturesque Tharu settlements, friendly people and many more.......
  • Duration:3 days
  • Trip Grade:Moderate
  • Max Elevation:415 m.
  • Max Group Size:1
  • Best Time:January till May & October till December

Trip Overview

Since the days of King George V’s hunting parties, things have changed tremendously in this lowland which was classified as a National Park in 1973. Animals that could then be hunted down without much thought are today endangered. However, a few of their species last representatives can still be found within the Chitwan National Park. It is expected that their numbers will slowly multiply over the years.

Inside the 960 sq km Chitwan National park and situated in 415 miters is found one of the greatest wildlife display of Asia. There are three dominant vegetation types, over 50 species of mammals, more 400 types of birds, and as many as 67 different types of butterflies.

Nowadays, the Chitwan National Park can be easily visited on all kinds of budgets, and does not require one to possess an adventure oriented mind. A typical day inside the park. Includes early morning jungle walks, elephant rides, dog-out canoe rides and sunset walks. The evening can be spent visiting a Tharu village, where you get a rare opportunity to witness a traditional Tharu dance.

Accommodation ranges from basic to luxurious, with almost all the resorts built in traditional styles. They possess solar-heated showers, a well-stocked bar to relax in, and friendly staff willing to share their knowledge of the jungle with you.

If spotting a tiger still remains a rare experience, other animals, such as the one-horned rhinoceros, sloth bears, different types dear, monkeys and even fresh-water dolphins, are often and easily seen. The river banks are home to different alligator species such as the 7 m long gharial. Turtles are also found here.

Other than the monsoon months (July to September), a visit to the Chitwan National Park is possible at any time of the year. Access to the area is easy as it can be reached by plane or by bus from any one of Nepal’s main cities. It’s even possible to raft down the Trisuli or Kali Gandaki rivers. The Chitwan National Park provides an escape from the polluted atmosphere and the noise of the big cities, and is a great place to relax in and experience something different a strenuous trek.

Getting There
Travel By Surface:
A pleasant five hour drive by car or bus on the Kathmandu- Narayanghat highway follows the Trisuli River offering you a continually changing landscape from the mountains of the Himalayas to the plains of the Terai.

Travel By Raft:
One of the most exciting ways to travel to the Park is to raft down the Trisuli River. For two or more days you can float down the river experiencing its numerous rapids and seeing a variety of village life, flora and fauna along its banks.

Travel By Air:
A half-hour flight will bring you from Kathmandu to Bharatpur where you will be met by our staff and driven to the resorts.

What to Bring?
Insect repellent, swim-wear, sunhat and sun-guard.
Casual and comfortable clothes and shoes for easy movement while on Safaris. We suggest that the colour of your cloths should blend with the natural surroundings. During the winter months, November to February, sweaters and jackets are necessary in the morning and evening.

Our program during your stay at our camp has been designed in such a way so as to make your stay enjoyable but exciting at the same time. However, viewing of wildlife at their best require early morning and late afternoon excursions which is a matter beyond our control, and guests are advised to comply to the schedule for their own advantage.

Programs and Timings vary somewhat according to change in season and are also subject to change in case of unforeseen circumstances.

2 Nights/ 3 Days Tentative Schedule

  • Day 01
    Arrive, meet & transfer via boat across the Narayani River to hotel.On reaching resort, our Guest Relations Officer will brief guests.
    1:00 pm Lunch
    3:30 pm Elephant Safari/ Jungle Walk/ Nature Walk with Baot Ride
    8:00 pm Dinner
  • Day 02
    5:30 am Wake Up Call followed by tea/coffee
    6:30 am Bird Watching/Elephant Safari/Jungle Walk
    8:30 am Breakfast
    9:30 am Crocodile Walk. A 45 minute walk through grassland and forest upstream of the Narayani River.Board boats to observe crocodile along the banks while floating back to the camp.
    1:00 pm Lunch
    3:30 pm Elephant Safari/Jungle Walk/Visit Observation Tower/Nature Walk with Boat Ride.
    8:00 pm Dinner
  • Day 03
    5:30 am Wake Up Call followed by tea/coffee
    6:00 am Bird Watching/Elephant Safari/Jungle Walk
    8:00 am Breakfast
    9:30 am Departure

3 Nights/ 4 Days - Extension Program

  • Day 03
    9:30 am Boat Excursion to Amaltari Ghat     followed by a full day Nature Trek to the Churia Hills. Pack lunch enroute & return by Land Rover/Jeep.
    9:30 am Visit Tharu Village to see and learn about the ethnic people of Chitwan. Return to camp
    1:00 pm Lunch
    3:30 pm Boat Excursion Amaltari Ghat & return by Jeep/ Land Rover
    8:00 pm Dinner
  • Day 04
    5:30 am Wake Up Call followed by tea/ coffee
    6:00 am Bird Watching/Elephant Safari/ Jungle Walk
    8:00 am Breakfast
    9:30 am Departure
  • International airport pickup and drop service
  • Hotel accommodation
  • All the trip by land transport
  • Tour guide
  • Entry fee
  • All the activities
  • Meals as per mention in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Nepal Visa Fees.
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Beverage and expenses of personal nature
  • Your personal Travel insurance
  • Any cost occurred due to landslide, political disorder or natural calamities, flight cancellation or any unforeseen reason, etc.
  • Any cost items not mentioned in cost includes section

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Client's Reviews

Nepal is a nation between India and Tibet known for its temples and Himalayan mountains, which include Mt. Everest. Kathmandu, the capital, has a mazelike old quarter filled with Hindu and Buddhist shrines.

Patrik E,
Sydney, Australia

From Kathmandu to Pokhara alone, trekking team was very organized and professional! advice to anyone who wants to move to contact the agency, Hari and his brothers will realize your dreams! The landscape was simply extraordinary and people are very hospitable!!

United Kingdom

I have been from Kathmandu to Pokhara alone, trekking team was very organized and professional! advice to anyone who wants to move to contact the agency, Hari and his brothers will realize your dreams! The landscape was simply extraordinary and people are very hospitable!!

Allessandra L,
United Kingdom

We did the 12-day itinerary trekking to Everest Base Camp. We booked it all from England and communicated with the owner Hari via email. Such a nice family that owns and runs this business. Very friendly and welcoming. We had loads of cups of tea with them in their shop in Thamel before and after our trek.

Patrik E,
Sydney, Australia
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