- Wildlife safaris and game drives
- National parks
- Booking Type Instant Booking
- duration 3 days
- tour type Private
- age requirement 10+ years old
- max group size 25
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Explore Chitwan National Park, one of South Asia's most famous wildlife reserves
- Enjoy a jeep safari in the national park. See different endangered species of animals
- Learn more about the Tharu culture
Join us on this 3-day trip to the national park and get to enjoy the best of Nepal's rich biodiversity. The national park came into existence in 1973. In 1984, UNESCO designated it a world heritage site. This wildlife reserve is home to 56 species of mammals, including endangered one-horned rhinos and royal Bengal tigers, 543 species of birds, 126 species of fish, 590 species of butterflies and 47 species of reptiles.
You will take a comfortable tourist bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan on the first day of the trip. The next two days, you will be occupied in jungle safaris, nature walks, bird watching, local boat rides, and a traditional performance by the Tharus, an ethnic group indigenous to the southern plains of the country.
The best time to visit the national park is from March to May and from September to December. Head for the bus station on the last day of the tour and catch the bus to Kathmandu. For more details, please go through the itinerary below.
Hotels & transport were comfortable and reasonably priced. Tour guide knowledgeable and introduced the country & sites well to us.”
Day 1: Kathmandu - Chitwan National Park
Day 2: Chitwan National Park
Day 3: Chitwan - Kathmandu and departure
- A local, English-speaking tour guide during jungle safaris and excursions
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Accommodation: 2 nights in a 3-star hotel
- Transport: Kathmandu - Chitwan - Kathmandu by tourist bus. Pickup on the first day of the tour at the bus park in Chitwan and drop off to the Chitwan bus park on the last day of the tour
- Activities: 1 jungle safari trip, 1 nature walk, 1 birdwatching tour, 1 boat ride and 1 Tharu cultural programme
- Entrance fees to the national park
- Anything not mentioned on the itinerary or the 'What's Included' section
- Pickup and drop-off transfer from and to your hotel/accommodation in Kathmandu
- Expenses that are personal in nature
- Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.Other Practical InformationPlease note that the government of Nepal currently does not allow elephant safaris in the national park.
Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?
In response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. Please check the government travel pages and advisories of your home country and the official website of the Nepal Tourism board here.
Is a visa on arrival available?
Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites.