Things to do in Chitwan National Park

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Kathmandu: 3-Day Chitwan Safari Tour

1. Kathmandu: 3-Day Chitwan Safari Tour

Day 1: Your first day will begin with you traveling from Kathmandu to Chitwan. Once having arrived to Chitwan, you will be taken to your respective accommodation by your staff. You can then refresh yourself with cold drinks before having some time to rest. Following this rest break, visit the Chitwan National Park where you can explore the wildlife, history, and essence of the park. You will later enjoy an exotic sunset from the Rapti River, before a village tour around the Tharu Village including participation in a Tharu dance program. Day 2: You'll start with breakfast at 7:00AM, after which you will go on a canoe ride along the Rapti River. You will get to see a rare species of crocodile after a small jungle walk, following which you will have time to savor a quick delicious lunch. After lunch, go deep inside the jungle by Jeep where you will be able to observe the real beauty of the wildlife and vegetation. You will encounter many different mammals which are considered the wealth of Nepal throughout this safari, before returning back for dinner at the resort’s restaurant later that evening. Day 3: Your final day's wake-up call will be 6:30AM, with breakfast being served at 7:00AM. Following that you will travel to the bus station for a drive back to the capital city Kathmandu.

Kathmandu: White Water Rafting Trip on Trishuli River

2. Kathmandu: White Water Rafting Trip on Trishuli River

Embark on a rafting adventure trip down the Trishuli River that offers the best class of rapids for the rafters in Nepal. The Trishuli River is a popular destination in Nepal. Most time of the year the river has a steady water flow but during the monsoon, the size of the river gets bigger and consists of big waves. The river flows between the high and small hills have a perfect sensation of water for the rafters. Turn your day of travel into an action-packed adventure with Trishuli River Rafting a perfectly built recreation place for adventure lovers. After breakfast set out for your journey towards the Trishuli River and enjoy the en-route natural scenery. A drive of 3-4 hours through the main trail will take you to the launch site Charaudi. From here you will start rafting the river for about 4 hours. Experience the beauty of perfect scenery of jungles, small charming villages, and sight of cable car coming back and forth to the famous Hindu temple (Manakamana). Enjoy your lunch on the bank of the river along with the breathtaking scenery. After rafting head towards Kathmandu retrieving the same trail for a few hours drive by bus. Finally, tour staff will drop you off at your hotel.

From Kathmandu: Trishuli River Rafting with Chitwan Tour

3. From Kathmandu: Trishuli River Rafting with Chitwan Tour

Nepal's first and most famous National park is situated in the Inner Terai lowlands of Chitwan. Covering an area of 932 sq. kilometers, the park includes hilly areas of the Shivalik Range covered by deciduous trees. Parts of the park are floodplains of the rivers; Narayani, Rapti, and the Reu. These floodplains are covered by dense tall elephant grass, forests of silk cotton, acacia, and Sisam trees. Chitwan National Park was officially established in 1973 and included as a World Heritage Site in 1984. You'll also have a wonderful river rafting experience on the Trishuli River. Outline Itinerary: Day 1 Pick up from the hotel and transfer to bus station Kathmandu to approx. 3 hours’ drive to starting point Charaudi 85 KM and do raft for about 4 hours. Overnight at Kurintar in tented camp. Lunch and dinner included. Day 2 Early morning hiking to Manakamana (Optional by Cable Car). After return back from Manakamana drive to Chitwan approx. 3 hours by tourist bus, transfer to hotel, Welcome drinks, Evening walk, and Tharu cultural show. Overnight at Hotel (Seven Star). Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. Day 3 Morning breakfast and Elephant Back Safari, Jungle walk, Canoeing trip, Tharu village visit, bird watching. Overnight at Hotel (Seven Star). Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. Day 4 After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu approx. 4-5 hours. Overnight at Himalayan Suite Hotel. Breakfast included. Day 5 After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your international departure. Breakfast Included.

Nepal Wildlife Tour

4. Nepal Wildlife Tour

2 Nights / 3 Days Chitwan National Park Jungle safari tour Overview 2 Nights / 3 Days Chitwan National Park Jungle safari tour can explore flora and fauna which includes 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpes fauna and 126 species of fish have been recorded in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, and Gharial Crocodile. Chitwan National park has many unforgettable wildlife activities including Elephant Breeding Center, jeep safari, canoeing, bird watching, Tiger Tracking, and Tharu village tour can observe Tharu culture. Highlights View of the endangered one-horned rhinoceros. Enjoy the Jeep Safari in Chitwan National Park Visit Tharu Village and Explore the lifestyle of the Tharu people Canoeing at Rapti River in Chitwan National Park Ox cart ride is a traditional transport of the Tharu people Outline of the Itinerary. Day 1: Morning flight to Chitwan (186 km / 5.5 Hours). Upon arrival at Chitrasari, reception by our officer and transfer to the hotel. Welcome drinks and briefing about your programs in Chitwan National Park. 13.00: Lunch 15:00: Nature/ Jungle walk 19.00: Participate in Tharu Cultural Dance Show by local villagers 20. 00: Dinner Day 2: A morning wakeup call 06.30: Breakfast 07.00: Elephant safari, an excellent opportunity to encounter rhinoceros, deer, rhesus monkeys, wild boars, and wild cats. Leopards, even royal Bengal tiger if you are lucky and other mammals. 13.00: Lunch 15.00: Canoe ride along the Rapti River. While canoeing you can view various species of birds on the bank of the river. When you get back to your lodge you can visit National Park Visitor Center where you can get detailed information about National Park. In the afternoon you can also enjoy elephant bathing. 20.00: Dinner Day 03: A morning wakeup call 06.30: Breakfast 07.00: village tour to nearby Tharu Village to observe the lifestyle of ethnic people 09.00: Fly to Kathmandu. Arrival and transfer to Kathmandu hotel. Onward to your Journey.

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What people are saying about Chitwan National Park

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 22 reviews

perfect value for money. It really is a day and a half of safari and the rest Transfer. Generally well organized. Especially the second day many activities are done. We even saw rhinoceroses walking around the town of Chitwan. If you don't have many days in Nepal and want to do a relatively complete express tour to Chitwan, this is a very good option.

The trip was pretty much just as described. I had a great time! Please take in account, that the trip from Kathmandu ti Chitwan can take up to 7-8 hours.

Had an amazing 3 days away at Chitwan, everyone at the hotel and all the guides very helpful, pick up and drop off were perfect. Would recommend

Pick up/drop off was easy & accommodation was great. Activities/itinerary were all very organized and timely! Fantastic trip!

Really liked the programme, nothing too stressful, but still lots of good experiences. Got really close to the wildlife!:)