Around 158km away in southwestern Nepal from Kathmandu, Sauraha is a beautiful town in Chitwan. It is the land of the Tharu people, where you can see the culture and lifestyle of the Tharu. All the visitors to the Chitwan jungle safari tour stay in Sauraha.
The Chitwan jungle safari tour is one of Nepal's most popular jungle activities. The Chitwan is named from two different words, Chita and Wan. Chita means tiger, and Wan means forest. It is the heart of the jungle, with many wild animals and birds. Established in 1973, it is the first national park in Nepal and a natural UNESCO world heritage site.
Thousands of internal and external tourists visit Chitwan national park yearly and do Jungle activities. It is one of the best places to see wild animals in Nepal. You can see one-horn rhinos, elephants, spotted deer, sambar dears, black bears, and many more mammals. You can also see hundreds of colorful birds on this safari tour.
The Chitwan jungle safari tour is available in multi itineraries with different activities. You can do it in 2-night and 3-day packages or longer. Most visitors are doing this basic jungle activity package in Nepal. It is a luxury tour package for visitors to enjoy this nature safari.
You can go on a jungle safari tour in Nepal after mountain treks such as the Everest base camp, Annapurna base camp, and the other short or long adventure treks to chill out and be fresh with green nature and wildlife.
Frolic Adventure operates this nature tour every day from Kathmandu and Pokhara. You can remember us for the best deal and memorable safari experience in Nepal.
Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour Cost
The Chitwan safari tour is a complete board package, which includes accommodation, food, transportation, and all the activities. Transport and activities costs are the same for everyone, but the tour cost differs by the types of accommodation offered.
You can get from 100 USD to 350 USD for the same activity with different quality accommodations for the Chitwan tour. We do not compromise on quality, so we arrange quality service with the best deal for this jungle tour in Nepal.
Activities in Chitwan Tour
Tharu Village Walk and Sunset
After reaching the lodge, you have a few hours of rest to be fresh, then go for a Tharu village walk. It is close to the resort, then go to the Rapti river bank through the village for the sunset. After the sunset view, you come back to the lodge for dinner.
Tharu Cultural Program
Tharu cultural program in the program hall is very entertaining. You can understand how the Tharu people in Chitwan spend their lives and how they celebrate festivals. Stick dance, fire dance, and peacock dance are unique. They also present the farming life and celebration while planting rice with their dances in the program.
Visit Elephant Breeding Center and Jungle Walk
Visiting the elephant breeding center is an entertaining activity on the Chitwan jungle safari tour. You can see cute baby elephants in the breeding center. The baby elephants come close to you behind a fence to welcome you into their home. Do not forget to bring fruit because those little elephants expect something from you.
Before reaching the breeding center, you have a canoe ride on the Budhi Rapti river. You will enjoy this ride seeing beautiful birds and crocodiles. After the breeding center, you will have a jungle walk in the buffer zone. Here, you see beautiful birds, spotted deer, and rhinos.
Jeep Safari in the National Park
The Elephant safari was the most popular activity a few years back on two night 3, days Chitwan jungle safari tour, but most people ignore this activity because of animal rights. You can do a jeep safari inside the national park instead of the elephant safari, but some people are still doing the elephant safari.
During the jeep safari, you will see many wild animals and beautiful birds and visit the crocodile breeding center. There are two different types of crocodiles in Chitwan. Magar crocodile is small in size, but it is dangerous, and Ghidiyal is big but not dangerous. The breeding center is for the Ghodiyal crocodiles. You can see tiny crocodiles and huge ones in this breeding center.
Clothes to Wear for Jungle Activity
Wear long sleeves dark-colored clothes for the jungle safari tour in Chitwan. Wild animals can see light clothes from afar, so dark clothing is recommended for safety. There are stinging nettles in the forest. The dress's long sleeves protect you from the nettles in the jungle. You can wear any color for the Tharu village walk and cultural program. Do not forget to take rain gear if you are on tour during the rainy season.