chitwan jungle safari

Chitwan National Park Jungle Safari

from £369.99£325.00

Home to both high mountains and lowland jungle, the surprising diversity of Nepal makes it perfect for an adventure holiday. We have designed this short trip to offer a taste of Nepal’s lesser known area, Chitwan National Park. The 6 or 7 day (Depending on departure time) Jungle Safari itinerary designed by Bucket List covers all of the major activities in the national park with relaxing accommodation on a full board basis

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Culture, Family, Guided Tours, Jungle, Short Breaks
  • Activity Level Fairly Easy
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  • Group Size Medium Group
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All about the Chitwan National Park Jungle Safari.

The Chitwan National Park, in Nepal, is a fantastic area for viewing animals in their natural habitat. Occupying an area of 932 sq.km, this national park in the Terai (Southern) region of Nepalit  offers an opportunity to explore the wilderness  with an amazingly rich ecosystem that includes mammals, reptiles, birds and a number of water animals. Some of the major highlights of this national park include, One-horned Rhinos, Royal Bengal Tiger, unbelievable species of birds, elephants, pythons, deer as well as crocodiles. Apart from animals, this place also allows you to enjoy the company of the loca Tharu people, their lifestyle, their culture as well as dances. Therefore, the Chitwan National Park Jungle Safari trip is one of the most fulfilling trip in Nepal.

This Jungle Safari package includes activities like jungle safari by jeep, canoe ride, jungle walk, elephant bathing; a visit to sunset point, elephant breeding center, Tharu village and Tharu museum; Tharu cultural program and if interested a bird watching trip. This trip also includes an optional visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. This package also covers your meals during the trip and includes bed and breakfast in Kathmandu. The accommodation in Kathmandu is in our Apsara Boutique Hotel and whilst on Safari you will stay in Sauraha village. We also include a professional guide for the city tour and jungle safari with all ground transportation and a welcome and farewell dinner in one of the finest restaurants in Kathmandu.

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Join us on the Chtiwan National Park Tour

  • A unique trip designed by Bucket List.
  • See animals in their natural environment like Tigers, Rhinos and Crocodiles
  • You stay in a comfortable lodge & Hotel
  • Prices include a Jungle guide during the jungle safari
  • You can take advantage of our free duffel bag, down jacket and sleeping bag for the trip.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • 3 Nights  accommodation in Kathmandu at Apsara Boutique Hotel with breakfast
  • 3 Nights accommodation at Sauraha
  • One full day guided city tour by private vehicle
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
  • Bus transportation to Sauraha and return by tourist bus
  • Breakfast in the city and full meals during the  jungle safari
  • Jungle guide during the jungle safari
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Nepal arrival visa
  • Meals in the city except breakfast and above mentioned special dinner
  • Monument entrance fees
  • Your personal expenses eg. Mineral water, Beer etc
  • Tips and any other extending trips and accommodation.
  1. 09:00AM Day 1: Arrival Day

    Welcome to Kathmandu – the capital city of Nepal.  If you arrive on this day we send one of the company representatives to receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. From the airport, you will be transferred to the Apsara Boutique Hotel Booked for you in Kathmandu. If time permits, we conduct a short meeting, at our office, to brief you regarding the tour. At the same meeting, you will also be introduced to your guide and other team members. In the evening, we take you for a welcome dinner in one of the most popular local restaurants, where you can enjoy the ethnic dance and cultural music, along with great Nepali food. If your flight arrives late, both the meeting and the dinner will be scheduled for the following day. The night will be spent at a hotel in Kathmandu.

    Meals included: Dinner

    (Highlights of the day: Nepali food, Cultural music and Ethnic dance.)

  2. 8:00 AM Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trip briefing

    The capital, Kathmandu Valley itself, is a big storehouse of exclusive natural, cultural and historical sites. Therefore, today, we take you on a few hour tours to the major attractions of the Kathmandu Valley. After spending a few hours observing these wonderful sites, we again meet at our office  for the final preparation of the trip. The night will be spent at a hotel in Kathmandu.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    (Highlights of the day: UNESCO World Heritage Sites  like Kathmandu Durbar Square (a historical structure offering architectural wonders), the Pashupatinath Temple (a Hindu shrine dedicated to the Lord Shiva- lord possessing the power of destruction), Swyambhunath and Boudhanath (a Buddhist shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha – the Light of Asia.

    Optional site: Another UNESCO World Heritage site ‘Patan Durbar Square’ along with other historical masterpieces like Mahabouddha Temple, Krishan Temple, Golden Temple and Kumbeshwor Temple.)

  3. 07:00 AM Day 3: Drive to Chitwan National Park

    The bus to Chitwan leaves exactly at 7:00 in the morning. Therefore, we will transfer you from the hotel to the bus station. Leaving the Kathmandu Valley behind, the bus heads west towards Chitwan.  Soon we are on the Prithvi Highway. The Prithvi Highway is one of the most scenic highways in Nepal. Accompanied by huge green hills on one side and the Trisuli River on the other, each turn in the highway offers unbeatable beauty for the passengers to keep them busy with their cameras. The bus will stop once for breakfast and then continue towards Chitwan. After about 5 hours scenic drive, we reach Chitwan. Our company representative will transfer you from the bus stand to the hotel booked for you in Chitwan, where you will be welcomed with a refreshing welcome drink. Then our nature guide will conduct a short trip briefing session, which will be followed by lunch. After lunch will rest for some time  and then set out on a short walk to visit the Tharu Village and the museum (ox ride is there as an option). Around the evening time, we enjoy the beautiful sunset view from the bank of the river. Today, we end our day enjoying the cultural show performed by the Tharu people.  The night will be spent at a hotel in Chitwan.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    (Highlights of the day: Scenic ride along the unforgettable views of picturesque hamlets, terrace farms, huge green hills, and  the roaring Trisuli River  from Kathmandu to Chitwan; an insight on the lifestyle of the people running motels, hotels and lodges for survival along the highway and the Tharu people in Chitwan; Tharu cultural show and their museum and the beautiful sunset view from the bank of the river.)

  4. 08:00 AM Day 4: Explore day/Safari/Canoe Ride

    Today, we start our day with an elephant ride. After about a-hour-and-a-half elephant ride in the community forest, we bring you back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, we set out for elephant bath, a canoe trip down the Budhi Rapti River and jungle walk. We then visit the elephant breeding center and elephant camp and if time permits, we also visit the Bis Hajar Taal (lake). If you want to save time, instead of elephant ride we can hire a jeep and enjoy jeep safari. The entire day will be spent spotting the wildlife available in Chitwan National Park. The night will be spent at a hotel in Chitwan.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    (Highlights of the day: Jungle safari, canoe ride, and jungle walk that allow us to spot a number of wildlife including monkeys, deer, one horned rhinos, birds, and water birds; a visit to the elephant breeding center and elephant camp and Bis Hajar Taal.)

  5. 08:00AM Day 5: Day to Explore

    This is a day for you to explore the area and take in the delights of the Chitwan national park surroundings and the Tharu region. You could hire a bike and explore the small villages, you could also go hiking for a spot of bird watching or you could just relax at the hotel.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    (Highlights of the day: Birdwatching trip, Bike ride, day to relax)

  6. 08:00 AM Day 6: Drive to Kathmandu

    We will transfer you to the tourist bus station from the hotel. The bus leaves at around 9:00 in the morning. Using the same highway we return to Kathmandu. After about 5 hours drive, we reach Kathmandu. One of the company representatives will pick you up at the bus station and transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening we again meet for the feedback and discussion regarding the service provided during the entire trip, which will be followed by a farewell dinner in one of the finest restaurants in Kathmandu. The night will be spent at a hotel in Kathmandu.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    (Highlights of the day: Scenic drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu and a farewell dinner.)

  7. Day7 Day 7: Departure day

    his is the last day of your trip in Nepal with Bucket List Adventure Travel. If your flight is scheduled early morning, then one of the company representatives will escort you to the airport as per your flight departure time. However, if the flight is scheduled later in the evening, you can go shopping and collect a few souvenirs for friends and family or simply hang around the shopping areas in Kathmandu. Moreover, if you are planning to extend your stay in Nepal, Amigo Treks and Expedition can also make the arrangements for some other top adventurous activities  that you can attend, while you are in Nepal.

    Meals included: Breakfast

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Hotels, and Safari Lodge

You stay in the comfortable Apsara Boutique Hotel in Kathmandu and one of our Safari lodges in Sauraha

 

Apsara Boutique Hotel