Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park has long been regarded as Nepal's third biggest attraction after trekking and the Kathmandu Valley. Chitwan National Park is probably Asia best one which is located Nepal’s southern central part of Chitwan district. The park is established in 1973 A. D., covering 932 Sq. km in the subtropical lowlands of the inner Terai both Narayani and Rapti River banks east to west and Siwalik Hill (locally called Churia Hill) region of south. It is also country's first national park belongs to UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984. In early days before the national park establish the jungle was popular as hunting spot among Ranas and king family. Later in 1963 the area south of Rapti River was demarcated as a rhinoceros sanctuary to preserved rare one horned animal. Since by recognizing its unique ecosystems of international significance- in 1996 area of 750 Sq. km surrounding the park was declared a buffer zone and both national park and support the local people jointly initiated for community development activities and manage natural resources.

 

Touching Mountain have both the regular and customization program to bring you wonderful wildlife experience that you will never forget.

 

Flora & Fauna

The national park has consisted mix of tropical and subtropical jungles all together 600 different species of vegetation. Which is about 70 % covered by tall Sal Trees (Saurea  Robusta) and 20% grasslands more than 50 different types of grasses including the elephant grass (Saccharum spp.) which grows up to 8m in height and rest of 10% different vegetations. The park is home for more than 50 different species of mammal, over 525 types of birds, 150 types of butterflies, and 55 different types of amphibians and reptiles and 126 types of fishes. The rare endangered are animals and birds found in the park - One horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger. Wild Elephant, Leopard, Deer, Wild Beer, Wild Boar, four horned Antelope, Monkeys, Pangolin, Golden monitor lizard marsh mugger and gharial 2-types crocodile, Python etc more... and birds like peacock, Giant hornbill, Bengal florican, Lesser florican, king fisher, Black stork, White stork, Jungle fowl, Cormorants, Eagles, Vultures, Tailor bird, White Cap River Chat, Parrots etc and many kinds of endemic and exotic birds migrated from other place.

 

Best Time to Visit

The park has a range of climatic seasons each offering a unique experience. In Autumn October through February with average temperatures of 25oc offer an enjoyable climate. From March to June temperatures can reach as high as 43 degree celcius, the hot humid days give way to the monsoon season that typically lasts from late June until September, Rivers become flooded and roads are impossible.

In late January, local villagers are allowed to cut thatch grasses to meet their need, which offers a better viewing of wildlife to visitors. September, November, February and April, migratory birds join the residential birds and create spectacular bird watching opportunities. While the monsoon rains bring lush vegetation, most trees flower in late winter. The palash tree, known as the "flame of the forest" and silk cotton tree have spectacular crimson flowers that can be seen from a distance.

 

  • Trip Overview
  • Detail Itinerary
  • Include/Exclude
  • Dates and Price
  • Useful Information

A) 2 nights 3 days Customized Safari Activities

Day 01: Upon arrival at the bus station or at the Bharatpur airport meet our office representative and transfer to the resort.

  • Refreshing, brief about the program
  • Have a lunch and rest
  • Culture tour, visit Tharu village and park visitor center
  • Sunset view from the river bankDinner and slide show about flora-fauna

Day 02: Wake up call, tea-coffee drink and breakfast

  • Dugout canoe ride trip and nature walk
  • Visiting elephant breeding center & enjoy ox-cart ride or jeep drive to back to the resort
  • Elephant bath activities
  • Have a lunch and rest
  • Encountering wildlife on elephant back safari
  • Dinner and Tharu culture dance show

Day 03: After the activities the program is done and go to your next destination  

  • Bird watching tour
  • Have breakfast and packing
  • Transfer to the bus station or the Bharatpur airport for departure

 

B) Explore Chitwan -3 nights 4 days Customized Safari Activities

Day 01: Upon arrival at the bus station or at the Bharatpur airport meet our office representative and transfer to the resort.

  • Refreshing, brief about the program
  • Have a lunch and rest
  • Culture tour, visit Tharu village and park visitor center
  • Sunset view from the river bank
  • Dinner and slide show about flora-fauna

 Day 02: Wake up call, tea-coffee drink and breakfast

  • Dugout canoe ride trip and nature walk
  • Visiting elephant breeding center & enjoy ox-cart ride or jeep drive to back to the resort
  • Elephant bath activities
  • Have a lunch and rest
  • Encountering wildlife on elephant back safari
  • Dinner and Tharu culture dance show

 Day 03: Wake up call, tea-coffee drink and breakfast

  • Jungle excursion tour
  • Have a lunch and rest
  • Visiting Twenty Thousand Lakes
  • Dinner and discussion about wildlife

 Day 04: After the activities the program is done and go to your next destination

  • Bird watching tour
  • Have breakfast and packing
  • Transfer to the bus station or the Bharatpur airport for departure

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