Chitwan National ParkChitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park

  • Duration3 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Easy Hiking

Chitwan National Park is one of the biggest national parks in Nepal. It was established in 1973 and became UNESCO natural world heritage site in 1984. The area of Chitwan is 932 sq. km of land with deciduous forest on the floodplains of the Narayani and Rapti Rivers. Chitwan name is derived from Sanskrit, it means the heart of the jungle and Chitwan Jungle offers a rich wilderness ecosystem including 450 species of birds, reptiles, and several kinds of water animals. The park is also home to several mammals like wild elephants, elusive leopards, one-horned rhinos, sloth bears, monkeys, deer, and the nocturnal Royal Bengals.

The most attractive activities in Chitwan are the varieties of Tharu Culture, their way of living, tradition and Dance, Jungle safari, village walking, bird watching, Elephant riding, boating/ canoeing, elephant bathing, and nature walking.

We can easily get the drive to Chitawan, It is 146 km or 6 hours from Kathmandu and 4 hours of driving from Annapurna region Pokhara.


Jungle tour: well-trained naturalist takes you to prime spots to view deer, rhino, sloth bears and other wildlife. Detailed knowledge of the wildlife and jungle will enhance your trip Canoe Rides: a traditional dugout takes you on a silent trip down to the Rapti River for viewing birds, crocodile and the animals of the river. (From October through to mid-March) Elephant Safari: Travel through open grassland and dense forest on elephant back in search of tigers and other animals into depth of forest. Be on the lookout for the great one homed rhino, four species of deer, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard, bison and Royal Bengal tiger. Tharu cultural Dance: A melodious tribal dance performed by Tharu men to the rhythms of drums and with clashing of stick embodies and projects how to drive away Rhino and other wild animals from human habitat. Once the driving away of animals is achieved, the dance turns into joyful.  The hotel will arrange time for Tharu culture including stick dance for your enjoyment. Bird Watching: An experienced naturalist take you early in the morning to walk through the bush and along the Rapti River is a must to view many of the more than 450 exotic species. Birds including Giant, Hombill, Lesser Florian and Paradise Flycatcher

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