Established in 1973 Royal Chitwan National Park was the first of Nepal’s extensive network of wildlife sanctuaries that now covers and protects around eight percent of its territory. Chitwan is situated in the inner Terrai in the south of the country and it can be reached by either a scenic five hour road journey or a twenty five minute flight from Kathmandu. Chitwan National park is approximately 1000 sq kms of subtropical lowland mainly consisting of Sal and Riverine forest. The Chitwan Safari area is a habitat for a many wild animals. There are more than forty species of mammal living within the park. The 43 odd species of resident animals include among others, the one-horned rhinoceros, elusive Royal Bengal Tigers and Leopards, Gharial Crocodile, wild Gaur Borines, Elephants, Four-horned Antelope, Stripped Hyena, Pangolin, Gangetic Dolphin, Monitor Lizard, Python, Cobra, Green Pit Viper and tortoises. Other animals include the Sambar, Chital, Hog Deer, Sloth Bear, Palm Civet, and Langur and Rhesus Macaque monkeys. Chitwan is also home to around 450 species of birds, both resident and migratory.Among the endangered birds are the Bengal Florican, Lesser Florican, Giant Hornbill, and black and white storks. The common birds include pheasants, peafowl, red jungle fowl, various egrets, herons, kingfishers, flycatchers and woodpeckers.
Most Chitwan jungle itineraries include a stay at one of the lodges near the park. Accommodation is provided in jungle style cottages with attached facilities. A typical package is based on a two-nights / three days stay / extendable. Activities include elephant safaris, dug out canoeing, bird watching and nature walks conducted by resident professional guides and naturalists.
Arrival at Chitwan airport or bus station our staff will receive you. You will then be transferred to our Lodge where you will be offered refreshment & be given a briefing on our lodge & its facilities. After being given your program for the day, your room will then be allocated to you.
15.00: Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. Visit to the National Park Visitor's Centre where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife & Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River.
19.00: Tharu cultural dance presentation (which you will also participate in) by the local villagers or Slide show presentation on almost everything under the Chitwan.
06.00: Wake up call.
07.00: Canoe ride along the Rapti River. An excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing crocodiles, the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial, Jungle Walk , on the way back one can enjoy the elephant bathing.
15.00: Elephant Safari. An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, wild bore, monkey, leopard, sloth bear and the Royal Bengal Tiger (If you are lucky). You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home.
19.00: Tharu cultural dance presentation or Slides show presentation.
07.00: Wake up call
08.00: Breakfast and Departure for onward journey.
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