Chitwan National Park Tour 2 Nights 3 Days Highlights:
- Beautiful drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan giving you ample idea over the rustic side of our country, culture, and the spectacular view.
- View of outstanding farming terraces as you drive along our small highway.
- Village walk at Chitwan
- Tharu, the indigenous people's cultural dance program.
- Walk into the wilderness for a wildlife view and the sunset is phenomenal.
- Elephant safari is awesome but you can take an alternative to Jeep Safari.
- Canoe ride along the Rapti River with ample crocodiles around is adventurous.
- Tour to Elephant Breeding and Training Center and
- Visit the Gharial and Turtle Conservation Breeding Center
Chitwan National Park Tour Overview:
Chitwan National Park Tour is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Nepal. It is home to ample wild animals, different species of birds, the rare One-Horned Rhino, and the Royal Bengal Tiger. This National Park is located about 175 km south-west of KATHMANDU where you can drive or take a short domestic flight. Chitwan National Park Tour takes you to the most intriguing natural amphitheater. The tour includes a jungle walk, elephant ride, jeep safari, canoe ride, and being in the serenity of nature.
Chitwan National Park History:
The Chitwan National Park is certainly a fascinating reserve that protects an area of 932 square km (360 square miles). Until the 1950s, this huge extended grassland of Chitwan was accessible only by foot or horse. Chitwan is inhabited by the local communities of THARU who are truly known as the aborigines of Nepal.
Legend speaks of Tharus winning over the fatal disease of MALARIA with their gifted natural resistance to survive such fatalities. Though Chitwan was declared a National Park of Nepal in 1973, however, until the late 19th Century it served as a Hunting ground for the Nepali and Foreign Aristocrat people.
It is believed that hundreds of wild animals that literally populated the Chitwan jungle, especially Tigers, Rhinos, Leopards, and Bears were hunted for fun, snobbery, and their royal dignity.
Besides, in the late 1950s people from the hills swarmed down to Chitwan in search of suitable farmlands. This migration eventually led to the clearance of a massive area of Chitwan forest and poaching became rampant. As a result, there was a considerable decline in the number of Tigers, Rhinos, and birds with the loss of their habitat.
Fortunately, in the year 1984, Chitwan was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list with things improved remarkably since then. In 2008, a Vulture breeding center was introduced to conserve the declining vulture population in Nepal.
Sadly, the starting of the Maoist insurgency with the government of Nepal which started from 1996 until 2006 made a huge impact on the Chitwan habitat. This 11 years of Maoist insurgency led to the disappearance of countless animals from the Park. Nepal's army was more preoccupied with the Civil War than tracing the poachers.
Furthermore, due to the lack of a defense mechanism against floods during 3 and ½ months of monsoon season, every year we lose ample animals in Chitwan.
Chitwan National Park Tour 2 nights 3 Days:
However, the world heritage of Chitwan National Park is one of the most popular destinations. It is in the heart of the jungle that delivers you phenomenal wildlife experience. Consider yourself being in the wilderness with the dramatic setting of Sal forest, water marshes, elephant grassland, and Rhino trees.
Furthermore, Chitwan also delivers a stunning view of snow-capped mountains in the distance. It is indeed a once-in-a-lifetime chance to visit the most fascinating national park in Asia. Besides other activities, the most interesting is the visit to the elephant breeding center which is a must-see sight, and the Gharial Conservation Center. It's sensational to watch the interaction between mother and baby elephants.
Chitwan organizes the Elephant polo championship every year which is really fun. The Chitwan National Park Tour 2 Days 3 Night package is the best way to explore the ambiance of Chitwan.
Occasionally, the activities in Chitwan may deviate from the detailed itinerary, offering delightful surprises. While there are typically prearranged activities, additional experiences can be tailored to your preferences upon arrival at the lodge or resort.
It is important to NOTE that the monsoon season is not the most favorable time for Chitwan National Park Tours, as the Rapti River tends to swell, leading to frequent flooding.
IF YOU MAY CHOOSE TO FLY TO CHITWAN:
Flying to Chitwan is a 20-minute domestic flight to Bharatpur and then a 30-minute drive to our Lodge or resort.