Chitwan Wildlife Safari

  • 6 Days
  • 5 Nights

Chitwan Wildlife Safari 3 Nights 4 Days Tour; enjoy Jungle walk, tiger tracking, canoe ride, bird watching, jeep safari, village tour and much more.

Chitwan Wildlife Safari

Trip Highlight

  • 3 Nights 4 Days jungle safari in Chitwan National Park
  • Special tiger tracking deep inside Chitwan National Park
  • A glance into the indigenous Tharu community's lifestyle & culture
  • Encounter with the Great One-Horned Rhino and other wild animals
  • Beautiful sunset view from the bank of Rapti River
  • Maximum possibilities of spotting the Royal Bengal Tiger
  • Stay in a luxurious safari camp  
  • Canoe ride in the national park
Trip Facts
  • Trip Profile : 3 Nights-4 Days-Chitwan-Safari
  • Trip Type : Wildlife & Tour
  • Trip Duration : 6 Days
  • Trip Route : Kathmandu -Bharatpur - Chitwan National Park
  • Trek Accomodation : Hotel and Resort
  • Preferred Seasons : March to May and August to February
  • Transportation: Flight, Drive
  • Age Limit : No limits

Chitwan Wildlife Safari; Nepal is not just rich in Mountains and Cultural Places but also in wildlife. Among the many established protected areas, Chitwan National Park is a major destination for people who want to see different species of flora and fauna and enjoy wildlife. Established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. Chitwan National Park is also one of the top destinations for tourism as a whole. Chitwan National Park is also considered one of Asia’s best national parks for viewing wildlife. The park is home to more than 50 mammal species including the Royal Bengal Tiger, Greater One-horned Rhinoceros, wild boar, deer, rhesus monkey, pythons, alligators, Gharial crocodiles, 55 amphibians and reptiles, and about 525 species of birds. Moreover, the park has a Ramsar site; Beeshazari lake famous for bird watching.

This 3-night 4 days Chitwan Wildlife Safari tour includes different activities inside the national park and community forest. You can enjoy a canoe ride on the Rapti River followed by a walking safari inside the jungle. Likewise, you can enjoy the wilderness drive inside the Jungle, watch birds, and indulge in Ethical Elephant activities. Similarly, you can spend the night at the jungle tower or with a local indigenous community to enjoy traditional Tharu cultures. This package includes everything that you should do during your stay in Chitwan.

Indeed, the Chitwan Wildlife Safari is an exciting and exotic wildlife trip in the wilderness of rich fauna and fauna. This tour offers you a unique experience and provides the opportunity to witness the close-up views of wildlife prowling freely in the wilderness of Chitwan National Park.

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Tour Plan


Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal

Encounter everything that you've read and watched on the internet, the tranquil beauty of Nepal, and the warm hospitality of Nepalese. Flying through the beautiful mountain view and thickly wooded hills and plains, you will land in the capital of the country. At the airport, you will meet one of our team members who will escort you to the hotel in Thamel.  

Once checked in, you can walk around in Thamel, Kathmandu's tourist hub. Here you can also find restaurants with varieties of cuisine to dine. 


Morning flight to Chitwan and drive to National Park

On your first day at Chitwan, you can walk or cycle around the nearby ethnic Tharu village and observe their lifestyles. Be informed about the National Park, its history, and wildlife through the park's visitor's center. 

Also visit the elephant home, a facility for retired elephants, which is just 5km from the center of Sauraha. Learn about the elephants and the complex needs of elephants in captivity and the crisis facing elephants in the wild. In this session, you will learn all there is to know about elephants, generally and specifically in Nepal. Meet the rescued elephants and learn about the challenges elephants face in captivity. This elephant refuse is managed by an NGO, which is working in Chitwan to improve the lives of the captive elephants and their mahouts (caretakers).

Later in the evening enjoy the stunning sunset over Rapti River sipping the beverage of your preference. After sunset, you will participate in the Tharu cultural dance program.


Jungle Safari followed by Tower Night or Home Stay

Early morning Bird watching in the nearby BisHazari Tal is another great way to immerse closer to nature and its colorful creations. In the afternoon enjoy a Canoe ride along the Rapti River which is an excellent opportunity for bird watching and to see the rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh mugger, as well as the fish-eating Gharial Crocodiles. Get off the canoe and start yet another adventure inside the wilderness. A jungle walk under the guidance of an experienced nature guide offers a great chance of spotting wildlife.  

Optional: Depending upon your willingness you can spend an adventurous tower night or in a Local Home Stay. The tower night can be an excellent opportunity to experience the wildlife of Chitwan National Park. Whereas in a homestay you will be eating locally made food and staying over at a local Tharu village as their guest.   


Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari inside the national park is a great way to be familiar with the wildlife. Also, visit the Crocodile Hatching Farm managed by the government for the Conservation of endangered Gharials or Mugars located at Kasara. In this facility, the eggs are hatched, brought up, and released into rivers.

On the way back, visit Direct Aid Nepal where you can meet the herd of elephants and watch them live in their chain-free corrals. You can also indulge in ethical elephant activities like Bush Walk with Elephants or Elephant wellness programs or watch them a bath.

Spend the rest of the day cycling or strolling around Sauraha or just sitting by the riverside. 


Fly back to Kathmandu

Drive to Bharatpur Airport and fly back to Kathmandu.

Once you reach Kathmandu we will check you in the hotel in Thamel. Self-exploring or guiding the narrow streets of this tourist hub for souvenir shopping and drinks is a good way to spend the rest of your day. Later in the evening, we will take you out for a farewell dinner and listen to your wildlife tour experiences. 


Final Departure

We will drop you at the airport according to your flight schedule. Tiger Encounter hopes to take you to another exciting wildlife safari in Nepal soon.

Cost Detail

Trip Includes
  • ​​​International & domestic airport transfers as per the itinerary by private vehicle.
  • Two night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB plan
  • Flight from Kathmandu - Chitwan - Kathmandu for member & guide
  • 3 nights 4 days accommodation in Chitwan (4/5-star category hotel) 
  • Full board veg/non-veg. basis accommodation  
  • All entrance and National Park fees
  • All activities as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • All ground transport inside the national park
  • Professional government license holder English-speaking tour guide.
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in typical Nepali food and cultural program
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. (Guide and driver)
  • Government Tax and office service charge. ​
Trip Excludes
  • International airfare to/ from Nepal.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, etc.
  • Beverages, alcoholic drinks, mineral water, during the tour.
  • All food and beverages are other than on the itinerary.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal gear and expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude provided to staff.

Location Detail

Tour Location

Description of the Location

The first national park of Nepal, Chitwan National Park covers an area of 952.63 sq km and covers the districts of Nawalpur, Parsa, Chitwan, and Makwanpur. Its altitude ranges from 100m to 815m. Narayani-Rapti River is a natural boundary in the north and west of the park whereas Parsa Wildlife reserve lies in the east part of the park and India’s Valmiki National Park is in the South.

To reach Chitwan National Park, you can go either by Vehicle for 5 to 6 hours to the South of Kathmandu or by air to Bharatpur Airport for 25 minutes followed by half an hour drive to the national park.


What to Bring

  1. Neutral colored clothing is recommended. 
  2. Light clothing is needed for the daytime with a sweater and warm jacket for the evenings from November to March. 
  3. Pants / Trousers are recommended for safari and jungle walk.
  4. Comfortable walking shoes, sun hats, sunglasses, etc. are essential.
  5. Insect repellent and personal medical requirements should be carried. 
  6. It is highly recommended to travel light with only one small suitcase or duffle bag.
  7. During the warmer months, swimming suits are recommended.
  8. A small flashlight is recommended.
  9. Binoculars add greatly to your enjoyment for bird and wildlife viewing.

Note: Evening Entertainment of Tharu Cultural dance and PowerPoint Presentation about CNP and flora and fauna by expert Naturalist will be offered from the house those staying on Jungle Plan.

Note: During monsoons (mid-June / July to October end) Jeep safaris are not conducted by park authorities. Alternate activities are provided during this period.

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    Frequently asked questions

    • Will someone come after my arrival to pick me up at the airport?
      Yes, Tiger Encounter representative will be there to greet you outside of Terminal Hall. He will be displaying Tiger Encounter name card with your name on it. You will be moved to the pre-select Hotel after that.
    • Do I need a visa to travel to Nepal?
      All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens, need visas to enter Nepal.
    • What animals are in Chitwan National Park?
      Chitwan has 68 different species of mammals, including rhinos, tigers, deer, monkeys, elephants, leopards, sloth bears, wild boars and hyenas.
    • When is the best time to travel in Nepal for wildlife?
      The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal except June to August.
    • Where is Chitwan National Park located?
      Chitwan National Park is located in the Inner Terai subtropical lowlands of southern central Nepal, in the districts of Nawalpur, Parsa, Chitwan and Makwanpur.
    • How can I reach Chitwan National Park?
      If you travel by airplane it is 20-25 minutes from Kathmandu to Bharatpur Airport. Then it is about 45 minute drive by vehicle to Meghauli, Chitwan National Park. If you travel by vehicle from Kathmandu then it is 5 to 6 hour drive.
    • What is Chitwan National Park famous for?
      The Chitwan National Park famous for One-horned Rhinos, Royal Bengal Tiger, Deer, Monkeys, Wild Boar and up to 544 species of birds.
    • How many tigers are there in Nepal?
      There are now estimated 235 tigers in Nepal as of September 2018, nearly doubling the baseline of around 121 tigers in 2009.
    • How many Rhinos are in Chitwan National Park?
      There are 600 Rhinos in Chitwan National Park - Nepal
    • Are there tigers in Chitwan National Park?
      Home to the largest number of wild adult tigers 128

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