Chitwan is an inner Terai district of Nepal. It is neither located in the Terai region nor in the Hilly region of Nepal. It lies in the middle of Terai and Hilly region. That is why it has neither cold climate nor hot. People of every caste live here. Tharu, Brahman, Kshetri, Madhesi, etc. all live in Chitwan district because it is more developed than other hilly and mountainous districts of Nepal. So it is a sample of the harmony of castes of Nepal. The oldest national park of Nepal lies here, which is one of the major attraction places for tourism field. Therefore, every year thousands of tourists visit Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is not only the property of Nepal; it is also a property of the whole world since it is listed as a world heritage site. There are many rare and endangered animals and birds species in here. One-horn rhinoceros is found only in Chitwan National Park. In addition, Bengal Tiger, also known as Pate Bagh, which is a threatened species and the largest carnivorous species, is found in this national park. Chitwan National Park is the home to elephants, deer, leopards, alligators, crocodiles, Bengal tigers, etc. along with many threatened species. This national park occupies 932 k, square 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 a 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 the 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, 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 close quarters the beauty of the flora and fauna. The naturalist sets restrictions and constantly keeps an eye on your 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 colourful 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 a specific place where you can observe elephant bathing.
Crocodile Walk: One more option is to go for a crocodile walk. It goes through grassland and forest along the bank of Rapti / Narayani river.
Elephant safari: Riding on the back of an elephant, you can view the wildlife 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 historical 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: Elephant safari Or Jungle Drive.
Drive back to Kathmandu.