Nepal is not only rich for Himalayas activities, it’s immensely rich for other activities that provide warmth to the body after experiencing cold trekking in the Himalayas.
Among the list of popular outdoor activities in Nepal, Jungle Safari Tour is highly demanded in Nepal. Because it is the best way to see wildlife. In the list of a Jungle safari tour, the Chitwan Jungle Safari tour is ranked #1. It is situated in the south of central Nepal. And it is very easy to get there. You might be wondering why Chitwan is popular for Jungle Safari. Here are the highlights.
You’ll see One-Horned Rhino, Bengal Tiger, Langur monkeys, Wild boar, Sloth bear, Jungle Cats, Pythons, Crocodiles, Asain Elephants, different species of deer, and over 500 species of birds.
How to get Chitwan National Park
It is very easy to get to Chitwan National Park from Kathmandu. It is just 164km far from the capital city of Nepal(Kathmandu). There are 2 transportation modes to get to the National Park.
The cheap one is Road transport and the Expensive is a flight. It takes around 5 hours to get there by using a tourist bus which departs every day from near the Thamel. If you want to reach a fast rather than 5 hours drive, you can fly to Bharatpur( Capital of Chiwan).
If you are interested to go visit Chitwan National Park, Base Camp Hike is eager to provide the best 2 night 3 days Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour Package.
What is Chitwan National Park ?
The Chitwan National park is a dense forest that is expanded at 932 sq.km. Geographically, it lies in the subtropical low land of Nepal and located South of central Nepal.
The word-formation of Chitwan is combining 2 Nepali words. They are Chit and Wan. Chit is Nepali translated from the heart and Wan is also Nepali translated from Jungle. So Chitwan means the heart of Jungle.
In 1984, the Chitwan National Park was listed as a World Heritage Sites. It has expanded over 932 sq km of forests and has a dense forest. So it is a pride to visit CNP(Chitwan National Park).
Apart from Jungle Safari in Chitwan, visitors can experience Canoeing, and taste the unique culture and lifestyle of the Tharu People. You will get a chance to see authentic Tharu cultural dance and Nepalese cuisine while visiting Chitwan National Park. Nonetheless, you can get the best sunset view from the bank of Rapti River.