1 Night And 2 Days Chitwan Safari
An enjoyable and scenic five hours drive by car or private coach on the Prithvi highway connecting Chitwan with Kathmandu follows the Tri...
Nepal officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked sovereign state sandwiched between India to the south, west & east and China to the north. It occupies 0.1 % of the total earth surface however, due to its unique geographical position and altitudinal variation it is considered one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio- diversity. It stretches from the peak of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world to the Terai plains where diverse human culture, exotic wildlife, flora & fauna can be found. About 39.9 %of the total geographical area of the country is occupied by the forest. There are many national parks, wildlife reserves and conservation areas determined for preserving the flora and fauna of their respective places. Safari is an expedition to observe animals in their natural habitat. Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park, located in the Terai region of Nepal are home to an incredible variety of mammals, reptiles and birds. Safari Activities in Nepal offers various activities such as jeep drive, elephant back safari, canoeing trips, bird watching as well as nature walk along the jungle trails.
Jungle Safari at Chitwan
Chitwan National Park is one of the most popular national parks in Nepal. The park is situated in the subtropical lowlands of southern Nepal, lying between the Shivalik and the Mahabharat range covering the area of 932 Kms. The reserve was designated a national park in 1973 and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. About 70% of the national park area is covered by the sal forest providing a home to various birds and animals. Chitwan National Park is the natural habitat of endangered animals like Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceros, gharial, crocodile, gaur (theworld's largest wild cattle), four species of deer, leopards, fishing cats, leopard cats, python etc. There are over 60 species of mammals and 546 species of birds in the park. Chitwan National Park offers various activities that can be undertaken during one’s visit. The most popular activity is the elephant back safari. Tracking the Royal Bengal Tiger and one horned rhino on top of an elephant is exciting. You will be taken deep into the jungle to witness the habitat of wild animals in their natural environment. Other thrilling activity is canoeing in the Rapti River where you will see the crocodiles and gharials alongside the river banks basking sun. Jungle walk and Jeep safari allows you to understand the wildlife up close. You can also spend some time at the elephant and gharial breeding farms, a perfect way to gain knowledge about the animals and their life cycle. Birdwatching can be other interesting activity and not to forget the traditional tharu cultural dance. Tharus are the local inhabitant of the terai region of Nepal.
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