Chitwan is the first national park in Nepal. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for its wildlife and culture activities. Chitwan means "heart of the jungle", this national park is located in central south of Nepal. It has a particularly rich flora and fauna, rare species include Bengal tiger, Gharial and the world's second largest population of Asian Rhinoceros, also Leopards, Mugger crocodile, Indian rock Python and several species of Deer.
March - June
Welcome to your “Chitwan - Heart of the Jungle” tour!
On arrival at airport in Kathmandu you will be transferred to your hotel.
Chitwan National Park is Asia best preserved conservation area. The park is home to 56 species of mammals, 49 species of amphibians and reptiles, and 525 species of birds. Wildlife found here include endangered species like the one-horned rhinoceros and the Royal Bengal tiger, wild elephant, small wild cats, and many other smaller animals. On arrival at Chitwan check into a hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. In the evening visit the ethnic Tharu village tour where you will learn more about lifestyle of the Tharus. Watch a Tharu cultural dance performance in which you will also be invited to participate by the villagers.
Overnight stay at Chitwan. (Dinner)
Early morning visit for Canoe ride along the Rapti river. This is an excellent opportunity to spot native birds and look out for 2 rare species of crocodiles, the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial. Then proceed for a Jungle walk in national park it is home to more than 530 species of birds and your guide will help you to spot Cormorants, Herons, Egrets, Cranes, Woodpeckers, Osprey, Falcons, Kestrel, Parakeets, Ibis, Cuckoos, Kingfishers, Swallows, Drongos, Babblers and many more. On return you can enjoy the elephant bathing and washing them is great fun to play with large mammals. Return for lunch and followed by an elephant safari and explore the Chitwan National Park it is the home of the rare one-horned rhinoceros, the elusive Royal Bengal tiger, snow leopard, red panda and musk deer. Later, visit Elephant Breeding Centre, located 3km west of Sauraha on the far side of the small Bhude Rapti river, provides many of the elephants for elephant safaris at Chitwan. It’s fascinating watching the interaction between mother and baby elephants, watch them doing multitask use of their trunk such as covering themselves in dust to ward off mosquitoes or scratching their backside with a bamboo stick.
Overnight stay at Chitwan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Today, post breakfast drive to Pokhara, also known as the Lake City, is one of the most beautiful places on earth. During your journey visit the Manokamana Temple by rope way, enjoy beautiful view of riverbanks and Mt. Fishtail. Arrive at Pokhra in the evening, later visit Bindyabasini Temple.
Overnight stay at Pokhara. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Early morning drive to Paragliding spot. After arrival on the spot, attend session about flying by professional pilots. During the flight you have breathtaking picturesque views valley of Pokhara and its beautiful lake Phewa. There is also the deepest valley in world formed between the towering 8,000 metres giants Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, the Kali Gandaki River Valley. After breakfast check out from the hotel. During journey stop at Trisuli river for Rafting/Kayaking it is located just 3 hour drive west of Kathmandu. (Paragliding, Rafting, Kayaking – Optional). Arrive at Kathmandu in the evening. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
Overnight stay at Kathmandu. (Breakfast, en –route Lunch & Dinner)
Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and depart home with enchanting experience of Chitwan. (Breakfast)
|By Air||: The nearest airport is at Bharatpur (10 kms).|
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|By Road||: Chitwan is connected by road with Pokhara 152 kms and Kathmandu 155 kms.|