Nepal Holiday Treks and TOurs

Chitwan National Park

3 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
by public bus
Best Season
between October and March
Stay at hotel
dal bhat (rice and lentil dish), soups, noodles, other local dishes and international dishes too
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route
along Trishuli river, Muglin, Chitwan


     - Know about wildlife
    - Explore tharu village and gaining knowledge
    - Different kind of experience of jungle safari, elephant safari, bird watching and many more,
    - Observing the many bird species.
    - Narayani River


Chitwan National Park is the first national park located in a protected area in the southern part of Nepal. It is later crowned as a World heritage, on the list of every nature-lover.


Chitwan National Park, located in the subtropical lowlands of Nepal, is a renowned wildlife sanctuary that covers an area of 952.63 square kilometers. It was established in 1984. The park is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including endangered species like the Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, and gharial crocodile.

Visitors to Chitwan National Park can enjoy activities such as jungle safaris, elephant rides, bird watching, and cultural experiences with the local Tharu community.
It’s a fantastic destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts looking to immerse themselves in the beauty of Nepal’s natural heritage.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

There are many full, half, or multi-day adventure activities to select from. Chitwan National Park offers a plethora of exciting activities for visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature and wildlife.

Bird watching

You’re in for a real treat when it comes to bird watching at Chitwan National Park. There is home to a variety of bird species that you can expect to see during your visit. Some of the birds you might encounter include vibrant species like peacocks with their vibrant plumage, kingfishers near the water bodies, , elegant herons wading through the marshes, powerful eagles soaring in the sky, and colorful parakeets adding a splash of brightness to the trees. The park’s diverse habitats provide a perfect environment for bird watching enthusiasts to spot these beautiful feathered creatures in their natural surroundings.

Jeep safari

Embarking on a jeep safari at Chitwan National Park is an exhilarating experience that allows you to explore the park’s diverse landscapes and encounter its rich wildlife up close. As you ride through the lush jungles and grasslands in a sturdy jeep, you have the chance to spot magnificent creatures like tigers, rhinoceroses, elephants, and variety of bird species in the natural habitat. The thrill of traversing the rugged terrain, coupled with the excitement of wildlife sightings, make a jeep safari at Chitwan National Park a must-do adventure for nature enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike.

Elephant back safari

Embarking on an elephant back safari at Chitwan National Park is an extraordinary adventure that allows you to explore the wilderness from a unique perspective. Riding on the back of these majestic creatures, you can traverse through the dense jungles and grasslands, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of the park. The experience of spotting wildlife such as rhinoceroses, deer, and various bird species from elevated vantage point of an elephant is truly unforgettable.

Walking safari

Exploring Chitwan National Park on a walking safari is an immersive way to experience the park’s natural beauty and wildlife. Walking through the lush jungles and grasslands allows you to connect with nature on a deeper level, taking in the sights, sounds, and scents of the wilderness. You may encounter wildlife such as deer, monkeys, and a variety of bird species while on foot, offering a more intimate and tranquil experience compared to other safari options. It’s a fantastic way to appreciate the park’s biodiversity and feel truly connected to the environment around you.

River safari

The river safari at Chitwan National Park is a fantastic way to experience the park’s wildlife and landscapes from a unique perspective. Drifting along the tranquil waters, you can spot various animals like crocodiles, birds, and maybe even a glimpse of the elusive tiger if you’re lucky! The serene ambiance of the river coupled with the possibility of encountering diverse wildlife makes the river safari a must-do activity during your visit to Chitwan national park.

Visit Tharu Village

Exploring a Tharu village at Chitwan National Park offers a fascinating cultural experience. The Tharu people have a rich history and unique way of life, and visiting their village allows you to immerse yourself in their traditions, customs, and daily activities. You can learn about their traditional dance, taste local cuisine, and interact with the friendly locals to gain a deeper understanding of their culture. It’s a wonderful opportunity to appreciate the diversity and heritage of Nepal while enjoying the warm hospitality of the Tharu community.

Chitwan national park- safari price

The price of safaris at Chitwan national park can depending on the type of safari you choose, such as jeep safaris, elephant back safaris, or walking safaris. Typically, the cost includes park entry fees, guide services, and transportation within the park. It’s worth exploring the different options available and comparing prices to find the best safari experience that fits your budget and preferences. Remember to factor in the unique wildlife encounters and unforgettable memories you’ll make during your safari when considering the worth of experience.

Time to visit Chitwan National Park

The best time to visit Chitwan national park in Nepal is during the dry season, which falls between October and March. During this period, the weather is pleasant, and the chances of rain are lower, making it ideal for wildlife viewing and enjoying outdoor activities. You’ll have a higher probability of spotting a wide range of wildlife, from majestic tigers to graceful deer, as they come out to find water sources in the drier months. Exploring the park during this time allows you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural surroundings and enjoy a memorable safari experience.

Is it worthwhile to travel to Chitwan?

Numerous threatened species, including the one-horned rhinoceros, royal Bengal tigers, gharial crocodiles, and freshwater gangetic dolphins, can be found in Chitwan National Park. Additionally, there are four species of deer, two different kinds of monkeys, wild boars, sloth bears, elephants, and leopards, all of which have robust populations.

Trip Itinerary

Today, we take an early morning breakfast and drive to Chitwan. The journey took seven hours, with a few short breaks. Our way goes through the Trishuli River. After arriving Chitwan we will rest for some time. After a rest, you will be embarking on a village tour to experience the local Tharu culture and lifestyle, the indigenous inhabitants of the region. The day ends after a cultural program featuring traditional Tharu dances and music.

The next day after having breakfast, kick off your adventure by embarking on the thrilling jungle safari to explore the diverse wildlife and lush landscapes of Chitwan National Park.  Accompanied by experienced guides, explore the park’s diver’s habitats and keep eye out of wildlife. You can enjoy activities like elephant safaris, bird watching, and nature walks to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the park. Then, visit a Tharu village to learn about the local culture and traditions. Wrap up your trip with a peaceful canoe ride along the Rapti River, where you can spot wildlife and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Experience a nature walk through the parks lush trails with a naturalist guide, who will provide insights into the flora and fauna of the region. In the evening, relax by the riverside and witness a stunning sunset over the park.

On day three you will having breakfast and retrace back to Kathmandu via same highway. You will then be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu.

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    All jungle activities as per the itinerary.
    Transportation to and from Kathmandu/Pokhara by A/C tourist standard bus.
    Deluxe A/C Accommodation Hotel/Resort.
    All meals of breakfast, lunch, and dinner including tea and coffee.
    Highly experienced safari guide during the trip.
    National park and conservation area permit & fees.
    Government Tax
    Tourist service charge
    Tharu Program Charges
    Charges for a canoe ride and elephant back safari
    All Jungle Safari Activities and entrance fee.

Doesn't Include

    Transportation by Private Car/jeep or Flight. (Contact us for the quotation)
    Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages, drinks, mineral water, juice, phone and laundry.
    Travel insurance, accident or health emergency, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
    Personal Expenses.

Equipment List

Small waterproof bags

Flash or torch light

Water bottles


Sun hat

Hiking socks and boots

Raincoat and rain trousers


Antibacterial hand wash

Travel towel

Mouth wash

Tooth brush and tooth paste

Small personal power bank

Camera and batteries

Full-sleeves shirt


Sun lotion

Other required equipment’

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Art representing various natural and cultutal heritages of Nepal