Tiger Encounter in Chitwan National Park

  • 07 Days
  • 06 Nights

Explore the wilderness of Chitwan National Park to visit Royal Bengal Tigers, one horned rhinos and many other animals and birds in their natural residence.

Tiger Encounter In Chitwan National Park

Trip Highlight

  • 4 Nights 5 Days jungle safari in Chitwan 
  • Special tiger tracking deep inside Chitwan National Parks 
  • 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  
Trip Facts
  • Trip Profile : tiger-encounter-in-chitwan-6-night-7-days
  • Trip Type : Wildlife & Tour
  • Trip Duration : 07 Days
  • Trip Route : Kathmandu- Chitwan- Kathmandu
  • Trek Accomodation : Hotel or Resort
  • Preferred Seasons : March to May & September to November
  • Transportation: Flight, Drive
  • Age Limit : No limits

Tiger Encounter in Chitwan National Park is a wildlife activity that requires lots of patience and immense enthusiasm. To watch this magnificent animal that occupies the top of the food chain in the wildlife; the park is a thrilling experience for all of us.

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The two national parks of Nepal and one of India represents the Tiger Conservation Unit, Chitwan-Parsa-Valmiki with a combined area of 3549 km². This area consists of large patches of alluvial grasslands and dense sub-tropical forests suitable for tigers. Chitwan National Park alone houses 93 Royal Bengal Tigers according to a national survey in 2018.

Tiger Encounter in Chitwan National park offers you the experience of observing the Royal Bengal Tigers engaging in natural behavior in their natural habitat. What’s more, you will be contributing to wildlife conservation and buffer zone communities while experiencing wildlife intimately.

Tour Plan


Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

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 mountains view and thickly wooded hills and plains, you will land on 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.


Fly to Bharatpur and drive to Chitwan National Park

Morning flight to Bharatpur (25 minutes approx) followed by an hour-long drive to a hotel in Megauli, Chitwan.  

After checking in you can take a Village tour to nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the culture and lifestyle of the Tharus. Also, visit the National Park Visitor’s Center where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife. Watch Sunset view from the bank of Rapti River. 

Dinner with Tharu cultural dance program at the hotel after Sundown.


Tiger Tracking

The quest of watching the Royal Bengal Tigers without them knowing that they are being watched begins from this day. The experienced guides will escort you to the places where the tigers are mostly found. From various watchtowers inside the national park, you will be able to see over the grasslands and possibly spot the tigers. While a herd or single tiger walks out of the long grasses for a drink at the river.

Packed lunch will be organized for this day so that you can focus on wildlife tracking all day long. 


Tiger Tracking in Chitwan National Park

One more day dedicated to tracking the Royal Bengal Tigers. On this day you will be waiting for the glance of these majestic creatures on a different location.     

On this day you will spend a night in a homestay, where the local Tharu family will host you in their traditional homes.


Tiger Tracking and Jungle activities

If we become unable to spot the tiger on day 3 and day 4 then we will repeat the activity on a location with the highest possibility. However, if you get lucky enough to get the sight of the magnificent beast in both attempts then you can have a free day or other jungle actives.


Drive to Bharatpur and Fly back to Kathmandu

After this wonderful trip, you will drive back to Bharatpur and fly to Kathmandu. 

Once you reach Kathmandu we will check you in at a nice and cozy hotel around the Thamel area. Self-exploring 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 to 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 
  • Flight from Kathmandu - Chitwan - Kathmandu for member & guide
  • 4 nights 5 days accommodation in Chitwan (4/5-star category hotel) 
  • Full board veg/non-veg. basis accommodation entire the Chitwan jungle safari tour, Lunch, dinner, and breakfast
  • Bharatpur - Chitwan National Park - Bharatpur transportation by private vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All entrance and National Park fees included
  • All activities as mentioned itinerary are included
  • All ground transport inside the national park
  • Professional government license holder English speaking tour guide.
  • Welcome/ 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.
  • Entry Visa fees - at present $30 for 15 days, US$ 50 for 30 days, and US$ 125 for a three month visa on entry into 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.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed

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 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 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.

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    Frequently asked questions

    • How can I track tiger in Chitwan National Park?
      Tracking mostly in tiger trails and territories can give you highest possibility of seeing tiger.
    • 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.
    • What do we do if we cannot see tiger in whole day?
      We generally have more than one day just for tiger tracking. If we don’t see any tiger in first day then we will move to another tiger territory in next day. Similarly our days can be increased this way until we finally see tiger.
    • Are there tigers in Chitwan National Park?
      The number of tigers in Chitwan National Park, home to the largest number of wild tigers in the country, also increased from 91 (71-147) in 2009 to 120 (98-139).
    • What animals are in Chitwan National Park?
      Chitwan has 68 different species of mammals, including Tigers, Rhinos, Deer, Monkeys, Elephants, Leopards, Sloth bears, Wild boars and Hyenas.
    • How many Rhinos are in Chitwan National Park?
      There are 600 Rhinos in Chitwan National Park - CNP, Nepal
    • In Which zone dose Chitwan National Park Lies?
      It is situated in the subtropical highlands of Inner Terai, in south-central Nepal, in the counties of Nawalpur, Parsa, Chitwan and Makwanpur, covering an area of 952,63 km (367,81 sq mi).

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