Chitwan is an inner Terai district of Nepal. It is neither located in Terai region nor in Hilly region of Nepal. It lies in the middle of Terai and Hilly region. That is why, it has neither cold climate nor hot. Every castes of people lives in Chitwan district. Tharu, Brahman, Kshetri, Madhesi etc all origins live in Chitwan district because it is more developed district than other hilly and mountainous districts. So it is a sample of harmony of castes of Nepal. The oldest national park of Nepal lies in Nepal which is one of the major attraction place for tourism field. Therefore, every year thousands of tourists visit Chitwan national park. Chitwan national park is not only a property of Nepal. It is also a property of whole world since it is listed in world heritage site. There are many rare and endangered animals and birds species in Chitwan national park. One horn rhinoceros is only found in Chitwan National Park. In addition, Bengal Tiger, also known as Pate Bagh which is a threatend species and the most largest carnivorous species found in this national park. Chitwan National Park is the home of elephants, deers, leopards, alligators, crocodiles, bengal tigers etc along with many of the birds threatened species. This national park occupies 932 Km2 large area of Chitwan and Parsa District of Nepal.
We drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan (415 m) in the morning having early morning’s breakfast. About an five hours, we reach to the Narayanghad City of Chitwan district. Meanwhile on driving journey, you can enjoy the greenery and gorge of Trishuli river since as well as remoteness of Nepal since the highway to Chitwan takes us alongside of edge of Trishuli river.
You stay overnight at lodge of Chitwan.
Jungle safari/ activities. You enjoy the jungle activities either riding elephant or Jeep Safari. or other activities. Overnight at a lodge
The activities that you may want to do during your Chitwan Tour are:-
Canoe Trip: You can enjoy canoe trip on either The Rapti River or The Budhi Rapti River which border the National Park. You can see two types of crocodiles, the Gharial and Mugger basking on the river bank.
Bird Watching: For the bird watchers, it is Paradise Island with over 450 species of exotic birds of domestic as well as migratory birds. Many are threatened, e.g. the Great pied hornbill, Bengal Florian, Peregrine falcon, lesser adjutant storks, etc. A bird watching trip will be a memorable experience.
Nature Walk: Our experienced naturalists will accompany you to the more specialized habitats. This is the ideal opportunity to explore and experience at closer quarters and beauty of the flora and fauna. The authority of the naturalist must be closely observed to obviate any risks from wildlife attacks.
Elephant Breeding Centre: This is the first Elephant breeding centre in Asia. You can see baby elephants socializing with their parents and other babies. This centre is government owned and its purpose is to raise the young elephants, and to train them to convey tourist around the region.
Village tour: Excursion in Tharu village will grant you an exhilarating experience. Tharus are the indigenous inhabitant of the Terai. We offer guided cultural tours to meet the people and experience their traditional self-sufficient way of life.
Cultural Program: In the evening you will get an opportunity to be a part of Tharu folk dance. The drummers and symbolic stick dancers perform traditional movements and invite guests to join them in this rhythmic display. Such cultural shows performed by Tharus will be an unforgettable experience. The Tharus in traditional colorful costumes, unique in their disparity with the common mode of dress all over Nepal, are sure to captivate you.
Elephant Bathing: Your guide will take you to the specific place where you can observe elephant bathing.
Crocodile Walk: One more option is to go for crocodile walk. It goes through grassland and forest along the bank of Rapti / Narayani river.
Elephant safari: On elephant back you can view the wild life of the area in their natural habitat.
Jungle Drive: A tour by four wheel drive in the less distributed areas of the park to track the rarer species. You will visit Ox-bow Lake and museum of historic interest relating to the park. However during this period we will visit 20,000 areas which afford a varied experience of birds and mammals.
Note: Please Choose one from Elephant safari Or Jungle Drive.
Drive back to Kathmandu.