Jungle safari in Nepal
A trip to Nepal is incomplete if you have not been on a jungle safari. For those who wish to experience the natural environment at its best there is no other better places than Nepal to visit. The outdoor adventure sports into the wilderness to see wild animals, birds and natural beauty. You ride on an elephant's back or on a four wheeler jeep accompanied by a fully trained guide (Naturalists) to view the nature and animals. From a tourist point of view, Chitwan and Bardia are the most popular National Parks for wildlife safari in Nepal.
Chitwan is Nepal's most popular National Park offering excellent opportunity to see Royal Bengal Tigers, one horned Rhino, crocodile and thrilling wilderness experience into its deep and thick jungle. Bardia is Nepal’s second most popular National parks offering excellent jungle safari. Ride on an elephant’s back or on four wheeler will lead you to path where you can discover some rare natural habitats.
Most jungle safari consists of canoe rides on the jungle’s rivers, nature walks, birds watching excursions and quick Tours around the villages to discover unique culture and traditions of the local village people.
With Blue Himalayan Tours & Travels, you will have choices of activities/packages for all above mentioned National Parks, wildlife Reserves, and Conservations areas.
best visit time: The best time to visit Chitwan National Park is from October through March, when the temperature averages 25 degrees Celsius. The months of March, April and June can be extremely hot, while July - September is the monsoon season when river swell and part of the become inaccessible.
How to get there:
By surface: A pleasant five hours drive by car or bus from the Kathmandu via Narayanghat highway follows the Trishuli river offering you a continually changing landscape from the mountains of the Himalayas to the plains of the Terai.
By raft: One of the most exciting way to travel to the park is to raft down the Trishuli River. For one or two days you can float down the river experiencing its numerous rapid and seeing a variety of village life, flora and fauna along its banks.
By air: 20 min. flight will bring you from Kathmandu to Bharatpur where you will be met by our staff and transfer to the resort.
What to bring?
Binoculars, Flashlight, Insect repellent, A jacket or sweater from November through February. Lightest clothing with sunglasses and hats from April onwards. Pants should be worn during elephant rides. Bright colors such as red and white should be avoided since those colors have been known to upset the rhinos. Comfortable walking shoes are essential. Please carry only the bare necessities but not jewellery and valuable items. During the warmer months swimming suits are recommended.
Location: South West of Kathmandu, Nepal
Nearest Access: Bharatpur
Main wildlife found: One - horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, Elephants, Dears, Alligators and hundred types of different Bird.
Coverage Area: 932 - sq - kms
Attractions: Jungle safari, boating, elephant breeding , jeep safari, Tharu culture dance, international dishes, deluxe rooms and many more.
1 night 2 days jungle safari package
Elephant ride, Tharu Cultural program (Tharu Stick Dance), Visit to Elephant Breeding Centre, Bird Watching & Tharu Village tour with Panoramic Sunset view from the bank of the Rapti River. .
2 nights 3 days jungle safari package
Elephant ride, Canoe ride, Jungle walk, Bird Watching, Tharu Cultural Program (Tharu Stick Dance), Visit to Elephant Breeding Center & Tharu Village Tour, Panoramic Sunset view from the bank of the Rapti River.
3 nights 4 days jungle safari package
Elephant ride, Canoe ride, Jungle walk, Bird Watching, Tharu Cultural Program (Tharu Stick Dance), Elephant Breeding Center visit, Elephant Bathing, Tharu Village tour,Visit to "20,000 Lake", Panoramic Sunset view from the bank of the Rapti River.
Trip Cost Include:
Accommodation in lodge or tented camp, all sightseeing and outings (as per specific itinerary provided for different packages), park entrance fees and all meals for the duration of the package tour.
Service does not include: