Chitwan Jungle Safari
Within the borders of Nepal you will find 8 national parks, 5 wildlife reserves, and 3 conservation areas. That’s not bad going for a small country, and just goes to show the range of possibilities in this fascinating land. From sub-tropical rain forests to delicate alpine ecosystems. Among these all Chitwan National park is the mostly visited park so far in Nepal. The park is famous for the jungle safari which known as Chitwan jungle safari.
Exploring these varied terrains will give you the chance to see first hand the incredible array of wildlife. Nepal boasts hundreds of native species, from butterflies and birds, to crocodiles, rhinos and tigers. Chitwan is the most famous of the parks, but we can arrange a package to take in any of these parks. We can even personalize a trip specifically for you. Just let us know what you would like to do. Chitwan national park is located in southwest Nepal and covers 932 sq. km. It is Nepal’s most famous national park for wildlife safaris.
The park is home to white footed gaur, leopards, wild boar, sloth bear and several species of deer including the spotted, barking, Samber and hog deer. Amongst the other inhabitants are the one horned rhino and one of the largest populations of the Royal Bengal Tiger, although you would be very lucky to see one. The swampy landscape and numerous small lakes also make the perfect home for marsh crocodiles. The park is a heaven for birds, boasting over 450 species. You will also have the opportunity to learn about the local Tharu people and their unique traditions. An example itinerary is listed below, but we can tailor make any package at you request, just contact us and we will do the rest.
Diffculties and Safety
Your safety is of our major concern while traveling with Mountain World Treks. Please note that your Tour guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary.
However, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters etc., and can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The Guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Accommodation & Food details
We will provide tourist standard accommodations in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini and this is possible to upgrade in your choice. All the accommodation in the cities and tour will provide on twin sharing basis.
Most lodges now have twin bedded rooms but you should still be prepared to sleep in multi-bedded rooms on the occasional night. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost extra. During the tour, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.).
Best Time To VisitAutumn (Sept to Nov) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for Safari Tour in Nepal. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding clear sky. During winter (Dec, Jan, and Feb) could also be another great option. However, the temperature during winter could go down to 2 degree. Tour in the summer or Monsoon seasons (June to Aug) will be affected by rain but the summer trek could be a boon for a keen botanist.
You don’t need any special gear for touring around Nepal. Suitable attire for men would include long sleeved shirts and long trousers. Women should wear long skirts or a sari. Loose fitting trousers are becoming widely accepted too. Shoulders and chest areas should remain covered.
You may buy hiking gears for your friends and family while you are here in Kathmandu. Gears found here are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) in some famous stores in Kathmandu.