Information from Viator
Chitwan is located in the subtropical inner terai lowlands of south-central Nepal. Chitwan National Park, one of the two World Heritage Sites of Nepal lies in the district of Chitwan. Famous for wild animals like Bengal Tigers, Asian Elephants and endangered animal like one-horned rhinos inhibit in the jungle of Chitwan. Chitwan has a particularly rich flora and fauna. The protected areas are guarded by a battalion of the Nepal Army and patrolled by anti-poaching units. The Rapti River flows east to south-west in the south of Bharatpur and forms the northern border of the Chitwan National Park. The Narayani River flows north to south in the west of Bharatpur. It is the deepest and also one of the biggest rivers of Nepal.
The national park area of Sauraha is most suitable for an elephant ride. Elephant ride is also the safest way to enter the jungle while one can observe wild animals and birds from up close. One can enter the dense forest of Sauraha and view the wildlife from close proximity during the elephant ride. It feels very exciting and novel to move along through the quiet forest listening to the sound of wild birds singing from on top of the elephant back. Seated high on the back of a trained elephant exploring the grassland and core area of the park, you became an integral part of the life of the national park. The elephant safari through, not the most comfortable rides, is an amazing experience. And it doesn't take to long spot at least a rhino in the forest.Jeep Safari is an exciting ride on an open top jeep into the dense forest of a jungle. It is possible to closely observe the wild animals as well as take their snaps during jeep safari. Jeep Safari offers relative safety from wild animals. As Jeep Safari are operated with regularly inside the jungle of Sauraha the wildlife are used to the right of jeeps carrying tourists, and generally do not run away when the jeep gets near. The safari operators also stop the vehicle of any wild animal is encountered or seen from a distance. Thus the jeep safari is an excellent way to observe the wild animals and travel through the jungles in Sauraha.Chitwan National Park is also a magnet for avid bird watchers who can observe numerous species of resident and migrant birds here. Bird watching is also one of the attractions of Sauraha. Many tourists arrive at Chitwan and go around Sauraha with the sole intent of watching birds. The Chitwan National Park area is one of the best places in the world to observe and study various rare bird species. Apart from resident species, may migrating birds arrive at Sauraha in the winter from as far as Siberia as well as other places thousands of miles away.Experience the uniquely placed culture of the Tharu people relish what their culture is like in the Tharu Village Museum in the heart of Sauraha Bachhauli. For centuries, the Tharus have lived very close to this protected area and hence their tradition reflects their intimate relationship with the natural world. Visit the Tharu village and share their world with them as you reach out to touch another culture.
- 2 nights accommodation
- Food (Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner)
- Jungle Activities.(Jungle Walk, Elephant Safari or Jeep Safari,Bird Watching,Village Tour,Sun set ,Cultural Program,Canoeing)
- National Park Fee
- Jungle Guide
- Bottled water
What's not included
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
- Food with out Package