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Chitwan National Park Safari

  • 2023-11-24
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Nestled in the heart of Nepal, Adventurers are invited to explore the jungles of Chitwan National Park. It is the country’s first national park. The Chitwan National Park represents Nepal’s commitment to maintaining its rich ecological heritage. Different types of flora and fauna can be found around the 900-square-kilometer area in the lowlands of the Terai region. Chitwan National Park is listed among the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. In this blog, you will explore the beauty as well as the safari of Chitwan National Park.

Here’s an overview of what you may expect during the Chitwan National Park Safari:

“A Symphony of Nature’s Majesty”


Chitwan is regarded as home to different species including the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tigers, Asian elephant, and other various species of deer, monkeys, and reptiles. The park itself is rich in biodiversity so every safari Promises to let you meet with these magnificent creatures.

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 Safari Activities

Different types of safari activities are included like jeep Safaris, Canoe rides, Elephant rides, and jungle walks. Jeep safari is considered one of the most comfortable ways to explore the park. you may be able to spot different species during the safari. Canoe rides on the Rapti and Narayani rivers give opportunities to observe aquatic animals like crocodiles and other water birds. you will be able to explore the park by sitting on the back of the elephant. Jungle walks allow you to explore the park by observing the different species of birds, plants, and animals. Each safari has its uniqueness.


Explore the greenery of Chitwan National Park and the footprints of various wildlife. You will be able to see dense sal forests, grassy plains, and a variety of plants on the banks of rivers.

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Symphony of Wings

Around 500 species of bird are found in Chitwan including the vibrant kingfisher, elegant egrets, Bengal florican, and Kashmir flycatcher the park welcomes you with different species of birds. The birds from different areas come to Nepal during the

 “Planning your Chitwan Safari”

Getting there

Chitwan National Park is near both Kathmandu and Pokhara. After flying you will reach Bharatpur airport from Tribhuvan International Airport in 25 minutes. you will reach Chitwan after that you will need to drive for an hour to reach the Chitwan National Park. If you are not interested in the flight you may drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan which is about 6-7hours and from pokhara, it May be 5-6 take hours


Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Chitwan National Park is from October to March, during this time the weather is stable and all the species of plants, animals, and birds are seen.


For travelers, staying in Chitwan there are affordable guesthouses and hotels in the nearby town that provide a comfortable stay. The meals that will be available during your stay in the hotels will be typical Nepali foods and other cuisines as well like  Chinese and Indian. If you choose to stay on tharu homestays that are also available they will be serving you authentic tharu dishes like Gonghi, Anandi Rice, Dhikri, and many more.

 No matter where you choose to stay most of the accommodations in Chitwan National Park include jungle walks, safari, and canoe rides. The short description is mentioned below:

chitwan national park jungle walk

Jungle Walks

Jungle walks take you to the dense forests. As you move forward you will be able to listen to the melody of the exotic birds you will be able to see a one-horned rhino, a monkey, and many more.


The safari experience is quite amazing. The jeep will move from the lush grasslands to the dense forests you will be able to see the Bengal Tigers and one-horned rhinoceroses.

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Canoe Rides

A Canoe ride involves traveling in a narrow open boat known as a canoe, typically ridden by padding. Canoes are pointed at both of the sides. Begin an aquatic journey with canoe rides. Move in the water, surrounded by the lush greenery of the jungle and the soothing melody of the bird songs.

Guarding Chitwan’s Natural Heritage

The conservation protects the Chitwan’s Natural heritage. Conservation is needed to protect the rare one-horned rhino from poaching. Their responsibility is to look after the animals presented in the national park and the people visiting there.

Beyond Wildlife Immersing in Local Traditions

Chitwan is not only a haven for wildlife but also rich in culture. You will love the indigenous Tharu community, which is especially known for its traditional dances and its warm hospitality to the guests.


As a result, Chitwan National Park stands as a symbol of one of the treasures of Nepal. Nepal is not only famous for mountaineering, trekking, rafting, and hiking but also an adventurous jungle safari. This could be one of the most wonderful experiences in your life. It’s one of the great opportunities to experience the diverse landscapes of Nepal. Chitwan is a must-visit place for nature and wildlife lovers.